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  • Calgary Stampede's 2017 Menu Will Stop Your Heart
    Just when we thought the Calgary Stampede couldn't top its $100 hot dog of 2015, it went and deep fried Jell-O.This year's Stampede, running from July 7 to 16, will feature a bunch of completely new, completely over-the-top food items. Check out so…
    - 6 days ago, 17 May 17, 9:03pm -
  • Calgary Stampede SuperPass Is The Best Deal Ever
    Yahoo!Hold onto your hats, Calgary, because the folks over at the Calgary Stampede have announced what's probably the best deal they've ever offered.For the first time ever, they'll be selling a "SuperPass" that allows visitors unlimited admission…
    - 7 days ago, 16 May 17, 3:22pm -
  • Alberta ‘Dinosaur Mummy' Found With Skin And Gut Contents Intact
    It’s unlike anything paleontologists have ever seen before.The dinosaur fossil of a Nodosaur is the best preserved fossil of its kind and the oldest dinosaur ever found in Alberta.Estimated at 110 million years old, the creature was found wi…
    - 8 days ago, 15 May 17, 9:04pm -
  • Alberta Ice Shoves: Walls Of Ice Rise Up Against Homes In Just Minutes
    One day, it's sunny and warm. The next, it's winter again.So goes springtime in much of Canada. But for folks in Alberta beach towns, the switch can happen in just minutes.&nbspIn Alberta Beach, strong winds pushed huge piles of ice off Lac Ste. A…
    - 15 days ago, 8 May 17, 6:10pm -
  • Ferryland Iceberg Is Even More Stunning In This Aerial Footage
    Remember the spectacular iceberg that parked itself off the coast of Ferryland, N.L. earlier this month, attracting worldwide attention? Well, it turns out that all those beautiful photographs only paint a small picture of how amazing it really was.…
    - 26 days ago, 27 Apr 17, 5:13pm -
  • The New Google Earth Gives Guided Tours Of The Globe
    NEW YORK — Google Earth is getting a revival, as the 3-D mapping service reorients itself to become more of a tool for adventure and exploration. A central feature in the new Google Earth is Voyager. Google has partnered with such groups as t…
    - 35 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 10:27pm -
  • WestJet Passenger Thanks Airline For Treating People With Care
    In a week of insane news about how airlines treat their passengers, it's nice to be reminded that forceful "re-accommodation" and bumping a 10-year-old from an oversold flight are the exceptions and not the rule.Joel VanderHoek, a businessman from L…
    - 35 days ago, 18 Apr 17, 5:47pm -
  • Rules On Airlines Bumping Passengers Coming This Spring: Garneau
    MONTREAL — Canada will introduce new legislation this spring that will address the problem of travellers being bumped from flights, the federal government said Monday, as the violent dragging of a passenger off an overbooked flight in the U.S.…
    - 42 days ago, 11 Apr 17, 2:26pm -
  • P.E.I. Wants LGBTQ Tourists To Feel Welcome
    Prince Edward Island is one of Canada's most charming tourist destinations, and a new campaign is hoping to promote the island as a safe space for LGBTQ travellers. In March, the P.E.I. Gay Tourism Association released a series of six videos on Fac…
    - 43 days ago, 10 Apr 17, 9:56pm -
  • Everything You Need To Know About A Trip To See The Polar Bears In Churchill, Man.
    It's no secret to Canadians that our country is home to one of the world's best places to view polar bears in their natural habitat — and getting there is pretty easy.Churchill, Man. is just a short flight from Winnipeg and, depending on when…
    - 74 days ago, 10 Mar 17, 6:51pm -
  • Yukon Hair-Freezing Contestants Have Some Stiff Competition
    - 93 days ago, 19 Feb 17, 5:14pm -
  • WestJet Pilot Treats Stranded Air Canada Flight To Pizza
    A WestJet pilot made some hungry Air Canada passengers very happy last week after they were stranded in New Brunswick. On Feb. 8, an Air Canada flight from Toronto to St. John's was forced to land in Fredericton thanks to the weather. Passenger Joh…
    - 98 days ago, 14 Feb 17, 11:23pm -
  • BPM Music Festival Shooting: Gunman Opens Fire In Mexican Nightclub
    CANCUN, Mexico — Two Canadians were among at least five people killed Monday in a shooting attack at an electronic music festival in Mexico's Caribbean coast resort of Playa del Carmen, Mexican authorities said.And Canadian government officia…
    - 16 Jan 17, 2:54pm -
  • Cruises To Explore Canada (And Beyond)
    Although Canada may not be known as a cruise hot spot, there are ports across the country that will let you explore nearby places (and beyond) by water. Cruise adventures are not for everyone: they are generally pricey and you are limited to a stric…
    - 13 Jan 17, 8:36pm -
  • Awesome Canadian Spots The New York Times Hasn't Heard Of (Yet)
    Last week, The New York Times declared Canada as the top place to visit in 2017.Naturally, Canadians were blushing as red as the maple leaf with the recognition.But hold on, other than mentioning our national parks, a handful of natural attractions…
    - 9 Jan 17, 10:11pm -

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