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  • 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…
    - 4 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…
    - 4 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.…
    - 12 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…
    - 12 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…
    - 43 days ago, 10 Mar 17, 6:51pm -
  • Yukon Hair-Freezing Contestants Have Some Stiff Competition
    - 63 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…
    - 67 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…
    - 97 days ago, 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…
    - 99 days ago, 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 -
  • Actual Winter In Vancouver Is Making People Do Crazy Things
    The apocalypse Winter has descended upon Metro Vancouver.Snow, followed by slush and falling temperatures have turned streets into dangerous slick surfaces. Hey @CityofVancouver the streets are skating rinks and really tough on the elderly. Hope you…
    - 5 Jan 17, 4:51pm -
  • Sunwing Pilot Arrested At Calgary Airport After Passing Out Drunk In Cockpit
    A pilot who allegedly passed out drunk in a plane cockpit at the Calgary airport faces two criminal charges.The male pilot for Sunwing Airlines was found "severely impaired by alcohol" early Saturday morning, Calgary police said in a press release.…
    - 31 Dec 16, 8:30pm -
  • The Best Icewine Experiences In Niagara
    Wine tastings and tours might be a summer pastime, but when it comes to icewines, think winter. Ontario's Niagara region is a large producer of the country's icewines, and according to Wine Country Ontario, the province's selection is considered to…
    - 9 Dec 16, 9:51pm -
  • Joe Biden Sends Postcards From Ottawa To Obama (In Our Imagination)
    U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden arrived in Ottawa on Thursday for an official visit to meet with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.But one thing, or person, will be missing while Joe's biden (get it?) his time in the capital: his tag-team partner Barack O…
    - 8 Dec 16, 5:42pm -
  • Parks Canada's Site Crashes After Releasing Free National Parks Passes
    Canadians are really eager to get their hands on a pass to a national park. Parks Canada is handing out free 2017 Discovery passes to mark the country's 150th anniversary. The passes will be available for the entire year, but nature lovers were so…
    - 4 Dec 16, 5:40pm -

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