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Music – Hey Rosetta!

Hey Rosetta! – Yes! Yes! Yes! Hey Rosetta! is a six-piece indie rock band from St. John’s, Newfoundland & Labrador. Known throughout Canada for it’s energetic live shows. Over the coarse of a few years they’ve walked away with several awards including 2006 Group o fthe Year, CBC Galaxies Rising Star of the Year, and […]

Video – Newfoundland & Labrador

Newfoundland & Labrador have recently released several videos displaying the beauty and wonder that it has to offer for those seeking to view the true Maritimes. Do yourself a favour and watch these videos, you may end up including it on your next travel in Canada. <object width=”425″ height=”344″><param name=”movie” value=”http://www.youtube.com/v/gE3OORLTAzM&hl=en&fs=1&”></param><param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”true”></param><param name=”allowscriptaccess” value=”always”></param><embed […]

Music – Wintersleep

Wintersleep – Weighty Ghost This weeks Canadian Music Light shines on “Wintersleep” – Their song writing skills improve with every album. A refreshing change to what you hear on the majority of Canadian Radio Stations. Wintersleep is well worth any ticket price. If you get a chance to see them, do so! You won’t regret […]

Music – Mother Mother

Mother Mother – O My Heart Based out of Vancouver BC, but originally from Quadra Island. Mother Mother released their first self titled EP independantly.. They played Virgin Festival in Vancouver in May 2007 and have gained a huge following. They have been touring relentlessly, and are definitely a band to watch out for. Their […]

i Backpack Canada now on WordPress

After much consideration, and several alcoholic beverages, I decided to make the leap to WordPress. For those who don’t know, I was rocking the old “Blogger” system. Call me old fashioned. I can’t bash it that hard, it served its purpose, and the cost was by all means in my budget (free). However, I knew […]

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