Northern Ontario, Canada

Jamie McIntyre

Hey! I'm a staff writer for Northeastern Ontario Tourism. Check out my articles for insight on the Northeastern Ontario area, and consider a legendary adventure - or two. 

Have any questions about traveling to the area? Tweet @NeOntario or email me jamie@northeasternontario.com.

Halloween is right around the corner and to help you get into the spirit, Sudbury is offering a variety of spooktacular fun for everyone! So, pick your poison. We DARE you! There are five Halloween experiences to choose from, which range from family fun to just plain frightening:  Family Fun Halloween Galleries, Pumkinferno and Tunnel of Terror at Dynamic Earth; The Terror Train Circus (rated at the top of the scare list) hosted by the…
  When you hear the words Urban Quest, what comes to mind? I personally picture an epic Lord of the Ring-esque journey. Or an amazing race by way of cityscape.  Urban Quest in North Bay is just that: A journey through the city, guided by clues, which coincidentally tells the story of North Bay as you go.      By joining this quest, you can expect to explore North Bay's historic landmarks in an exciting and…
Tuesday, 23 September 2014 13:45

Northern Ontario Cookbook: Pat's Pistachio Pie

You'll find Pat at the Haileybury Heritage Museum, day in and day out, sharing the magic of Northern Ontario history with everyone who happens to stop by. I happened to be in Haileybury, touring local attractions when I met Pat. Our group arrived at the Haileybury Heritage Museum, and she was so kind to show us the many exhibits, and give her personal perspective.      We learned about the Cobalt silver boom, the resulting…
Thursday, 04 September 2014 10:45

Locals Know: North Bay & Surrounding Area

I guess you could call me a local. I was born and raised in Sudbury, ON, and transplanted to North Bay, ON for post-secondary in 2008.  Growing up here, I found there were two common threads among young people. First, you have to get a car or your life is over. So much of the north was designed for driving. Second, when you're old enough, you have to move away. My friends and I were guilty…
The 40"+ pike are waiting, lurking in the shallows of the 1000+ lakes in Northeastern Ontario. As the temperatures cool, the fishing heats up. Check out one of these late summer/early fall pike derbies, and catch derby fever:   August 23 - 24, 2014 Wikwemikong Tourism's 3rd Annual Pike & Bass Derby The 3rd Annual Wikwemikong Pike & Bass Derby takes place within the boundaries of North Channel, zone 14. It's a prime location for…
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