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Trudeau Government Announces $25M in Additional Humanitarian Aid to Lebanon

Trudeau Government Announces $25M in Additional Humanitarian Aid to Lebanon

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced an additional $25 million in aid to help the people of Lebanon struggling to recover from last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut. That brings… Read more »

New York Rangers Win NHL Draft Lottery

New York Rangers Win NHL Draft Lottery

The New York Rangers have won the NHL draft lottery. The club had a 12.5 per cent shot of securing the top pick in the second phase… Read more »

Rent-Relief Program Becomes New Front in Fight Between Liberals, Opposition

Rent-Relief Program Becomes New Front in Fight Between Liberals, Opposition

The federal Liberal government is defending its decision to have the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. oversee a rent-relief program for small businesses struggling because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Canada ‘Deeply Concerned’ by Crackdown in Belarus, Says Champagne

Canada ‘Deeply Concerned’ by Crackdown in Belarus, Says Champagne

Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says Canada is “deeply concerned” by a violent crackdown following presidential elections in Belarus. Dozens of people have been injured and thousands detained… Read more »

Ottawa Sets Minimum Unemployment Rate at 13.1 Per Cent for EI Calculation

Ottawa Sets Minimum Unemployment Rate at 13.1 Per Cent for EI Calculation

The federal government has temporarily set a minimum unemployment rate of 13.1 per cent to calculate employment insurance benefits during the COVID-19 pandemic. Those people living in… 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, August 7… Read more »

Canadian Artists, Writers, Performers Call for National Basic Income

Canadian Artists, Writers, Performers Call for National Basic Income

A group of Canadian artists, writers, technicians and performers is calling on Ottawa to guarantee a basic income for anyone in need. Novellist and screenwriter Emma Donoghue, poet… Read more »

Travel Ideas

50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in British Columbia

50+ Bucket List Ideas for a Summer Staycation in British Columbia

British Columbia is a mecca for outdoor and adventure lovers, as there is a multitude of activities available, and is well known for activities like hiking, boating,… Read more »

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 Things to Do this Summer In and Around Nanaimo

25 Things to Do this Summer In and Around Nanaimo

Vancouver Island is passionate about the outdoors and passionate about everyone experiencing it in all of its natural glory! There is plenty to see but the Island… Read more »

Food & Drink

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Make Light-as-Air Funnel Cakes Using Canada’s Wonderland’s Recipe

Are you missing trips to Canada’s Wonderland filled with ‘screamastic‘ rides and yummy treats including their famous funnel cakes? Though there is no real substitute for the… Read more »