NOLA Code:
CNDA 0300 H1
Number of Episodes/Length:
6 / 30
Rights End:
Brandy Y Productions
Year Produced:
Canada’s culinary scene, Indigenous tourism, Black History, and unique, varied culture

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#301 Wines and Islands in British Columbia
Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk learns about the wines and islands of British Columbia while traveling through the southern Gulf Islands and parts of Vancouver Island on an expedition vessel with Maple Leaf Adventures. Brandy visits the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, South Pender Island, Salt Spring Island and the Cowichan Valley.

#302 Black History in Southwestern Ontario
Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk explores Southwestern Ontario where she learns about the Underground Railroad and the history of the Freedom Seekers who came to Canada and helped build a large, vibrant Black community in the country. Brandy visits The Amherstburg Freedom Museum, the Buxton National Historic Site & Museum, the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society & Black Mecca Museum and Uncle Tom’s Historic Site which is also known as the Josiah Henson Museum of African-Canadian History. Brandy also meets with Teajai Travis, a Descendant of Underground Railroad Travellers and with Educator Irene Moore Davis at the Tower of Freedom in Windsor.

#303 French and Indigenous Culture in Quebec
Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk starts her journey in Quebec City where she learns about Boreal Cuisine with Chef François-Emmanuel Nicol at his restaurant Tanière³. Brandy then travels to Île d'Orléans to learn how to make strawberry jam with Vincent Paris at the Confiturerie Tigidou. Brandy learns about Indigenous tourism in Wendake where she meets paddle maker Lara Siouii from Onquata. She also visits the Huron Traditional Site - Onhoüa Chetek8e, Hôtel - Musée Premières Nations and goes on a canoe ride.

#304 Kensington Market & the Culinary Scene in Toronto
Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk travels to her hometown of Toronto where she explores one of her favorite neighbourhoods, Kensington Market. Brandy learns what it takes to run the vintage clothes store, Courage My Love, from the owner Cece Scriver. Then she tastes Indigenous cuisine while making Indian Tacos with Chef Shawn Adler at the Pow Wow Café. In the King West district at Chubby’s Jamaican Kitchen Brandy learns how to make Jerk Chicken with Chef Dadrian Coke. Brandy then goes to the Dufferin Grove neighbourhood where she learns how to make Kepeh with Syrian refugee, Nadima Kinjo at the Newcomer’s Kitchen.

#305 Stanley Park & Surrey’s Culinary Spice in British Columbia
Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk travels to British Columbia where she explores Surrey’s Culinary Spice Trail. Brandy makes Butter Chicken Poutine at the Dominion Bar + Kitchen with Corporate Executive Chef Rajeev Arora and learns about South Indian cuisine at the Kerala Kitchen with Chef Sujithraj Rajasekharan. Then Brandy goes on a “Talking Trees Tour” in Vancouver’s famous Stanley Park with her Indigenous guide Candace Campo from Talaysay Tours.

#306 Banff National Park in Alberta
Canadian journalist Brandy Yanchyk explores Banff National Park in a vintage-style 1930s automobile with Open Top Touring. Then she tries cheese, chocolate, and exotic meats at Banff's famous fondue restaurant The Grizzly House. Brandy then learns about plants in a mountain meadow from her Indigenous guide Brenda Holder from Mahikan Trails.

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6/22/2022 - 6/21/2025
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Concurrent w/bc
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