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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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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 »

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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 »

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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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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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 »