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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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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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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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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 »

Canadian Snowbirds Release 2021 Summer Schedule

Canadian Snowbirds Release 2021 Summer Schedule

Have you been missing aerial shows by Canadian Snowbirds? Canada’s iconic military aerobatics team of the Royal Canadian Air Force will be visiting 14 locations in Canada… Read more »

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Seven People Sent Back to Canada After Trying to Illegally Enter U.S. by Driving Across a Lawn

1904 constructed Haskell Free Library and Opera House sits on the international border between Quebec, Canada and Vermont, United States. On July 4th, 7 people who were… Read more »

Vancouver, Edmonton to Host World Series Rugby Sevens Tournaments in September

Vancouver, Edmonton to Host World Series Rugby Sevens Tournaments in September

Vancouver and Edmonton will both host HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series events in September. Once approval is received from various levels of government, these tournaments would mark… Read more »

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Canadian Wins the World’s Best Bartender Award

James Grant from Edmonton has won the World’s Best Bartender Award beating 49 other bartenders from across the world. Earlier in March, the 36-year-old won the National… Read more »

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Watch The First Ever Virtual Calgary Stampede Parade

The Calgary Stampede Parade kicks on Friday, July 9, 2021, 8:02 a.m. (M.D.T) and it will be the first time the parade will be held as a… Read more »

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Art Gallery of Ontario to Reopen on July 21st With Blockbuster Andy Warhol Exhibition

The Art Gallery of Ontario has announced that AGO will reopen on July 21, 2021 – pending final Stage 3 reopening confirmation from the Province and Toronto… Read more »

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Older Seniors Receiving Old Age Security Will Get a One-Time Payment of $500 This August

Minister of Seniors, Deb Schulte announced that older seniors will receive a $500 one-time payment during the week of August 16, 2021.

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Calgary Stampede: Proof of Vaccination Required For Nashville North

Calgary Stampede has announced that those who are planning to attend Nashville North, a music festival experience during Calgary Stampede will be asked to show proof of… Read more »