News

‘It’s a Good Start’: Canada’s Live Music Industry Gets $20 Million From Feds

‘It’s a Good Start’: Canada’s Live Music Industry Gets $20 Million From Feds

There was a glimmer of hope on Tuesday when Heritage Minister Steven Guilbeault outlined a program that lets owners of for-profit venues apply for a piece of the $20 million promised to support the live music sector.

Federal Employees to Get up to $2,500 Each for Phoenix ‘Pain and Suffering’

Federal Employees to Get up to $2,500 Each for Phoenix ‘Pain and Suffering’

Federal employees stand to collect up to $2,500 each in cash payments for “pain and suffering” resulting from the government’s failed Phoenix pay system under an agreement reached with the country’s biggest civil-service union.

AMA Survey: 40 per Cent of Alberta Doctors Have Considered Leaving Province

AMA Survey: 40 per Cent of Alberta Doctors Have Considered Leaving Province

A survey by the Alberta Medical Association suggests more than 40 per cent of the province’s physicians have at least considered looking for work elsewhere in Canada…. Read more »

‘Stunning:’ Scientists Surprised at Fort McMurray Fire’s Long Impact on Rivers

‘Stunning:’ Scientists Surprised at Fort McMurray Fire’s Long Impact on Rivers

Four years after its flames guttered out, the record-breaking Fort McMurray wildfire continues to astound — this time with its lasting impact on an extensive river system. “It’s… Read more »

Civil Servants to Be Compensated for Phoenix Debacle, Says Public Service Union

Civil Servants to Be Compensated for Phoenix Debacle, Says Public Service Union

The country’s biggest civil service union says its members will get lump sum payments to compensate them for the federal government’s failed pay system under an agreement… Read more »

Things to Do

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World for Free This Week/Weekend

With COVID-19 pandemic forcing theaters to shut their doors, many performing art centers have taken to being open virtually. We have listed a few theatre performances from… Read more »

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

Quarantine Concerts to Watch Online This Weekend

A list of music performances live-streamed this weekend. All times mentioned are in ET. Watch Amazing Theatre Performances From Across the World This Weekend Friday, July 10… Read more »

Quarantine Concerts to Live Stream Today – Thursday, June 4

Quarantine Concerts to Live Stream Today – Thursday, June 4

A list of music performances to live-stream today.

Travel Ideas

West Coast Circle Road Trip Itinerary: Calgary – Jasper – Vancouver – Tofino – Okanagan – Calgary

West Coast Circle Road Trip Itinerary: Calgary – Jasper – Vancouver – Tofino – Okanagan – Calgary

Whether you are a Canadian traveller or someone visiting our great country from overseas, the province of British Columbia, along with the Rocky Mountains in Alberta, is… Read more »

25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

25 Places to Visit in Canada with Guinness Records

The Guinness World Records have been around since 1954 and was created by Sir Hugh Beaver who was the Managing Director of the Guinness Brewery at the… Read more »

20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

20 Places to Go Comfort Camping & Glamping in Alberta

Camping may not be for everyone, but fresh air and Alberta’s landscape sure is. That’s why glamping – glamorous camping – is such a hit. The trend of yurts, walled tents, and cabins is a growing one across the province. Check it out for yourself at one of the glamping campgrounds in Alberta.

Food & Drink

Alberta Bakers Offering Online Classes

Alberta Bakers Offering Online Classes

With so many Albertans working from home and staying in and practicing social distancing, people are looking for ways to get creative. Turn to the kitchen to… Read more »