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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 »

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Inuk leader Mary Simon Named Canada’s Next Governor General

Mary Simon, an Inuk leader and former Canadian diplomat, has been named as Canada’s next governor general – the first Indigenous person to serve in the role…. Read more »

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Ottawa to Launch Procurement For High Frequency Rail Between Quebec City, Toronto

The federal government is set to announce a new high frequency rail corridor to improve the connection between some of Ontario and Quebec’s major cities. Transport Minister… Read more »

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See Calgary Stampede Fireworks in Edmonton, Lethbridge and Red Deer on July 9th

For the first time ever, Calgary Stampede is lighting up the skies across Alberta. The Calgary Stampede will celebrate “the resilience and determination” of Alberta through a… Read more »

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Alberta Adds Edmonton Oilers, Calgary Flames, Edmonton Elks and Calgary Stampeders Prize Packages to Vaccine Lottery

Alberta has announced a new set of prizes and a new draw date for Open for Summer Lottery draw for those who have received their first COVID-19… Read more »

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These Are Alberta’s Top Baby Names For 2020

49,030 babies were born in Alberta in 2020 including 25,160 boys and 23,870 girls. When it comes to naming baby girls in Alberta, it seems no one can… Read more »

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2021 Calgary Stampede Unveils Midway Food: Pork Intestine, Un’Chickn Burger , Pickle Lemonade & Sushi Tacos

The Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth, the Calgary Stampede has unveiled its sweet, spicy and salty list of new midway food. This year’s lineup includes both traditional… Read more »

‘You Forget How Tall You Are’: Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco Able to Stand During Physio

‘You Forget How Tall You Are’: Paralyzed Humboldt Bronco Able to Stand During Physio

Behind his face mask, sweat glistening on his forehead, Ryan Straschnitzki was smiling. The 22-year-old, paralyzed from the chest down when a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos… Read more »

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Waterloo Region Will Not Be Moving to Step 2 on June 30th

Region of Waterloo will not be moving to step 2 of the Provincial Reopening framework on June 30th when the rest of the province reopens hair salons… Read more »

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What is Allowed in Ontario During Step 2 of Reopening Plan Starting June 30

Ontario has announced that the province will move the province into Step Two of its Roadmap to Reopen at 12:01 a.m. on June 30th. The three-step reopening plan… Read more »

Ontario to Enter Step 2 of Reopening Plan on June 30

Ontario to Enter Step 2 of Reopening Plan on June 30

Ontario will move into the second stage of its reopening plan next Wednesday, a few days ahead of schedule. That means hair salons and similar facilities can… Read more »

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Calgary Announces 2021 Canada Day Fireworks From Tom Campbell’s Hill

The city of Calgary has announced that 2021 Canada Day fireworks will be launched from Tom Campbell’s Hill so that many more Calgarians can watch fireworks from… Read more »

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Alberta Brewery in Partnership With Josh Morrissey Launches Summer Beer in Support of Mental Health

The ramifications of COVID-19 on Canadian society are endless and can be overlooked because of this fact. Canada’s mental health crisis must not fall into this category…. Read more »

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Canada Attractions Pass: Explore Iconic Western Canada Tourist Attractions For Up To 50 Per Cent Off

Built by the same minds behind the uber-successful Canada Golf Card, the launch of the all-new Canada Attractions Pass means that this summer is the best time… Read more »

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Step One of Manitoba’s One Great Summer Path Begins on June 26

Manitoba has announced that step one of One Great Summer Path will start on June 26 and Manitobans will be able to return to restaurants, go to… Read more »

Manitoba Moves Into First Step of COVID-19 Reopening Plan

Manitoba Moves Into First Step of COVID-19 Reopening Plan

Manitobans will be able to return to restaurants, go to church and meet with larger groups of people as the province brings in the first step of… Read more »

Alberta COVID-19 Lottery Adds Hundreds of Stampede Tickets, Giveaways

Alberta COVID-19 Lottery Adds Hundreds of Stampede Tickets, Giveaways

Alberta is expanding its vaccine lottery to include prizes from the upcoming Calgary Stampede. The July 1 draw already features a $1-million prize for someone who has… Read more »

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All 12+ Albertans Can Now Book Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

Alberta government has announced that all Albertans aged 12 and above who received their first mRNA (Pfizer or Moderna) dose in May or earlier can book their… Read more »

Alberta to Lift Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions on July 1

Alberta to Lift Remaining COVID-19 Restrictions on July 1

Alberta will lift its remaining COVID-19 health restrictions on July 1, becoming the first province or territory in Canada to do so. Premier Jason Kenney says 70.2… Read more »

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Enter to Win: The First-Ever Canada Day Contest by Canadian Heritage

Canadian Heritage has announced the first-ever Canada Day Contest as part of the official Canada Day Celebrations. Canada Day celebrations usually held with much pomp and splendour… Read more »

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Calgary Stampede: Experience the Best in Country Music as Nashville North Returns For 2021 Edition

Get ready for 10 days and 10 nights of foot-stompin’, heart pumpin’ and two-steppin’ sound, as Calgary Stampede has announced the lineup for the 2021 Nashville North… Read more »

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates on the Prairies Grow Slowly After Rush of Keeners

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates on the Prairies Grow Slowly After Rush of Keeners

The rush to get initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines in the Prairies appears to be weakening — not stalling but definitely slowing down — with the rate… Read more »

Loblaw Expands PC Optimum At Esso Stations, Points Redeemable On Gas, Car Washes

Loblaw Expands PC Optimum At Esso Stations, Points Redeemable On Gas, Car Washes

Canada’s biggest food and drugstore retailer is expanding its loyalty program at Esso gas stations, allowing PC Optimum members to both earn and redeem points when they… Read more »

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You Can Now Visit New Brunswick Without Isolating If You Received Just the First Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

New Brunswick is lifting its travel restrictions for Canadians who had just one just dose of COVID-19 travellers starting June 17th. New Brunswick is moving to Phase… Read more »