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Liisa Ladouceur

Liisa Ladouceur is a Toronto-based writer who believes adventure doesn't have to be far away - it's about curiosity and wonder. She runs the travel blog LiisaWanders where she shares lessons learned while seeing the world.

The Screaming Heads of Burk’s Falls: An Ontario Roadside Attraction Like No Other

The Screaming Heads of Burk’s Falls (or Screaming Heads of Midlothian, as they’re also called) are the life’s work of Canadian artist Peter Camani, and they’re like nothing else you’ll see in this province. UO Contributor Liisa Ladouceur shares everything you need to know to have your own memorable visit there! There’s something strange and …

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A First Timer’s Guide to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF)

The Toronto International Film Festival, often called simply “TIFF,” is one of the largest and most important film festivals on the planet, often attracting over half a million people annually. For those who haven’t had a chance to see what TIFF is all about, Ultimate Ontario contributor Liisa Ladouceur put together this remarkably helpful first …

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Where to See Live Music in Toronto: Here Are Some of the Best Live Music Venues in Toronto

Toronto is a city that’s known for its live music offerings, but it can be overwhelming to know where to start. That’s why Ultimate Ontario contributor Liisa Ladouceur is here to break down which venues you should have on your radar. If you’re a fan of live music, Toronto is a city that offers some …

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Where to Go Swimming in Toronto: The Best Beaches and Pools to Take a Dip

There are no shortage of options when it comes to swimming in Toronto, and in this article Ultimate Ontario contributor Liisa Ladouceur makes sure you know exactly where and when to swim in Ontario’s capital. Let’s be honest, swimming season in Toronto is short. So as soon as that first heat wave hits, it’s time …

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Cape Croker Park: A Hidden Gem on the Bruce Peninsula Proudly Owned & Operated by the Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation

Looking for a waterfront camping experience on the Bruce Peninsula and want to support Indigenous businesses? Check out the hidden gem that is Cape Croker park. The Bruce Peninsula is stunning. It’s one of the best places in Southern Ontario for lake swimming, serious trail hiking, or just relaxing with gorgeous sunset views. With so …

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How to See Some of the Best Toronto Museums for Free

Ultimate Ontario contributor Liisa Ladouceur walks us through how we can see some of Toronto’s most famous museums and galleries, without the hefty price-tag. If you’re based in Toronto, or visit often, you’re in for a treat. Toronto is a city of world-class museums. But if you want to visit them all, the cost can …

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