The adventure continues

By now it should come as no surprise that I am loving the energy surrounding 2017 and all things #Canada150. We have some exciting partnerships that we will be announcing soon to help celebrate with Canadians from coast-to-coast. When I stop to think about Canadiana and the celebrations, there is of course several brands that come to mind. Recently I had the pleasure of attending a special announcement from Hudson’s Bay where they announced the launch of the commemorative Hudson’s Bay Grand Portage items that will help to connect Trans Canada Trail’s Great Trail in celebration of Canada’s 150th Birthday through its Grand Portage fundraising program. “The Great Trail, which is the longest recreational trail in the world, will finally connect Canadians from coast-to-coast-to-coast, leaving a great Canadian legacy to be enjoyed for generations to come.”


Among some of the most respected Canadians, I was able to check out these beautiful items for myself and can assure you that they hold a special place in my heart. Not only will they help to celebrate an incredible year in the history of our country, but it is a small representation of helping to connect Canadians both figuratively and literally. I love that! 

So which of the #HBGrandPortage items do I need in my life? Well with so many to pick from (click here to see the entire selection) I have my eye on the Printed Crew Neck Sweatshirt for both Catherine and I , as well as several of the enamel mugs for when we are travelling across the country this year. Not to mention the paddle above which I proudly have in my possession already! There is an unexplained sense of pride in having this iconic items and I know that you’re going to love them just as much. Make sure to learn more about The Grand Portage by heading to

To join on the social media conversation and buzz around this exciting launch and all things #Canada150, make sure to follow @HudsonsBay on Twitter & Instagram & “Like” their Facebook page. Share your favourite items and moments all year with us by using #HBGrandPortage. We can’t wait to see your Canadiana inspired moments and memories! 

For more behind the scenes of this and other amazing brands we are working with around the world, make sure to follow along with the #DoTheDaniel Instagram account. We would love to have you join on our adventures! AND yes. we’re on Snapchat too! – click here to follow us! 

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Photos: Hudson’s Bay & Daniel Reyes


Daniel Reyes

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Mobile photos taken with my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge