Square kilometres of boreal forest along the Manitoba-Ontario border set aside for Canada’s first mixed natural and cultural UNESCO World Heritage site. The designation recognizes the wilderness region’s biological diversity and First Nations culture.
Anniversary of the Sherbrooke, Quebec-based lure maker and tackle marketer Brecks. Maude and George Breckenridge founded the company in 1948, stamping Dartee and Sparky lures in their basement. Today, Brecks handles seven brands, including Mepps, Williams and Mr. Twister.