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Things to Do in Alberta This August

Between music festivals, historical celebratory events, and rodeos, August is the perfect month to explore the diverse regions of Alberta.

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Alberta Changes COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Requirements Effective July 29th

Alberta’s chief medical officer of health, Dr. Deena Hinshaw announced today that the province is changing its COVID-19 quarantine and isolation requirements. Starting July 29th, Albertans who… Read more »

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Things to Do This Heritage Day – August Long Weekend in Calgary

What’s on in Calgary during August long weekend – July 30 to August 2, 2021 including free fun family activities, weekend events & activities for kids, live music, performing arts & theatre and sports events.

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Need a Windmill? Bid For Calgary’s Eau Claire Windmill

If you are looking for a giant ornamental windmill, then the city of Calgary has put up the Eau Claire splash park windmill for auction on the… Read more »

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Free Things to Do in Calgary in August 2021

A list of FREE and cheap fun things to do in Calgary during August.

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9th Ave in Inglewood Calgary to Be Car Free on Sundays in August

Calgary’s oldest neighbourhood has announced that a busy street in Inglewood will be car-free for 5 days in August. In an effort to help small businesses, the… Read more »

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Boat Tours & Scenic Cruises in Alberta

What better way to experience the aquamarine waters of Alberta than on a boat cruise that takes one on a trip along the majestic views of the Canadian Rockies?

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Regina Restaurant Ranked Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurant in Canada by Global Travellers

A Queen City restaurant has been named one of the best restaurants for fine dining in Canada. Travellers from across the world have chosen Memories Dining &… Read more »

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Alberta Will Start Screening Newborns For Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Alberta has announced that the province will start testing newborns for spinal muscular atrophy. Spinal muscular atrophy is a rare genetic condition that weakens muscles by affecting… Read more »

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These Are the Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in Canada According to Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor has announced the winners of its yearly list of restaurants that won the 2021 Travelers’ Choice Restaurants awards. According to the press release, 2021 Best Restaurants… Read more »

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Eligible Parents Will Receive Up to $6,833 Per Child in Canada Child Benefit

Minister of Families, Children and Social Development has announced a slight increase of 1 per cent or roughly $5 per month in Canada Child Benefit to keep… Read more »

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You Can Now Visit Studio Bell For Free on Weekends Until End of 2021

Calgary’s Studio Bell has announced free admission on weekends courtesy of ATB until the end of 2021. Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, which opened… Read more »

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Explore 6000+ Pumpkin Sculptures in Calgary This Halloween Season

This Halloween season, witness magnificent works of pumpkin artistry coming alive during Pumpkins After Dark! Pumpkins After Dark, one of Canada’s largest Halloween events is expanding to… Read more »

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Canada to Allow International Travellers Starting September 7th

Canada is reopening non-essential travel into Canada starting September 7, 2021. Fully vaccinated tourists can visit Canada provided they are fully vaccinated, i.e., received a vaccine recognized… Read more »

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Fully Vaccinated Americans Can Enter Canada Starting August 9th

Canada has announced that the country is reopening its border to fully vaccinated Americans starting August 9th. What this means: American citizens and permanent residents, who are… Read more »

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Canada Announces Opening Ceremony Flag Bearers For 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Canadian Olympic Committee has announced Team Canada’s flag bearers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. Three-time Olympic team member in basketball Miranda Ayim and… Read more »

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Camp Sled Island: Calgary Music Festival Announces Innovative Event For August 2021

Sled Island music festival organisers have announced a three-day event showcasing pre-recorded performances, film screenings, and special guest video appearances. In addition to recorded performances from local… Read more »

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John Mayer Announces Toronto Stop For ‘Sob Rock’ Tour 2022

John Mayer has announced concerts for his ‘Sob Rock’ Tour 2022, kicking off Thursday, February 17, in Albany, New York, running through Thursday, April 28 in Chicago, Illinois. Produced… Read more »

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Justin Trudeau Says Canada-U.S. Border Could Reopen by August

With more than 69.272% of Canadians receiving one dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 47.369% fully vaccinated, Canada is looking to reopen its border with the United States… Read more »

Calgary-Banff Rail Passenger Project One Step Closer to Fruition

Calgary-Banff Rail Passenger Project One Step Closer to Fruition

The Calgary-Banff Rail project, a new, 150-kilometre sustainable passenger rail service along a dedicated line built within the existing CP Rail corridor might soon become a reality…. Read more »

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A Litter of Endangered Black-Footed Ferret Born at Toronto Zoo

Toronto Zoo says sixteen endangered black-footed ferret kits were born as part of the Zoo’s native species conservation breeding program.   According to the press release, twenty-one… Read more »

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Toronto FC to Play in Front of Home Crowds at BMO Field on July 17th

Toronto FC will play in front of 7,000 fans this Saturday for the first time since March 7, 2020 after playing four home matches at Orlando’s Exploria… Read more »

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Alberta Outdoor Adventure Vaccine Lottery: Register For Prizes Like Lifetime Hunting License and Alberta Parks Camping

Alberta government has added outdoor adventure prizes like lifetime hunting licences, camping experiences and other chances to enjoy the bounty of Alberta’s wilderness to Alberta’s Vaccine Lottery… Read more »

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Canadian Forces Snowbirds to Flyover Calgary Area on July 14th

Canadian Snowbirds has announced that Canada’s iconic military aerobatics team of the Royal Canadian Air Force will be flying over Calgary Area on July 14th. According to… Read more »