Cottage Life West will help you enjoy life at the cabin even more with fun and informative articles on everything from how-to projects to inspirational design ideas.
PLUS you’ll get...
Essays and photos about the place where we feel most Canadian.
Exclusive! Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on how the cottage has shaped him, his family, and this nation.
What exactly goes on at our official summer retreat, Harrington Lake? You may be surprised.
We challenge cottagers to put a tree in the ground this year to celebrate Canada 150. Here’s how to plant it right.
For community feasts and all-night jam sessions, there is no stage like Birkenhead Lake, B.C.
Pick up a pie at Sweet Pea’s Greenhouse in Lumsden Beach, Sask.; Reporter; beat the bugs, naturally; get to know 100 Mile House, B.C.; great 150 gear we like; the iconic Canadian wildlife we love to hate
Things every Canadian cottager should know; choose the right duct tape; best glue; keep mice away; secure a dock umbrella; learn your fasteners; make a jig; undent wood; use…peanut butter?!
Canadian mashup recipes; lobster roll bagel spread; double-double sugar pie; beer and bacon poutine; snacks for a 150 party; rye and ginger strip loin; wild rice salad with Caesar dressing
Fly the Maple Leaf, but do it correctly with these key tips.
Loons, shipping container cabins, blocked propane, too much noise.
Cottagers have made Canada awesome. A little credit, please!
How to choose the right cottage chair for dock or deck.
When the weather warms, grizzlies hunger for love.