Adrian Brijbassi

A Tribe Called Red Brings The Noise

Vacay.ca | Posted 07.10.2014 | Canada Music
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A Tribe Called Red was also the first all-electronic act to perform at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. And they are one of a group of emerging aboriginal thought leaders who are building what Campeau calls a "civil rights movement" for their minority community.

Best Places to Travel in Canada: 2014

Vacay.ca | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Travel
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In 2017, the nation marks its 150th birthday. The celebratory mood spikes this Canada Day, when the sesquicentenary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference turns the Prince Edward Island capital into a summer party zone that will be on the itinerary of thousands of travellers. Thanks to the festive atmosphere, Charlottetown tops the list of the 20 Best Places to Travel in Canada in 2014.

Tourism Is Key to Nelson Mandela's Legacy

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.04.2014 | Canada Travel
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On Vacay.ca, a list has been published of the five Nelson Mandela attractions visitors to South Africa will have to make a point of seeing. The list includes Robben Island. This 12-square-kilometre dot of sand and limestone is where Mandela was imprisoned for 18 years of incarceration.

March Madness in Voting for Canada's Favourite Restaurants

Vacay.ca | Posted 05.26.2013 | Canada
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When they learned anyone could cast a vote for Canada's best restaurant, Andy and Linda Tesluk didn't hesitate with their ballots. The couple both cho...

Is the Air Passenger Bill of Rights Ready to Take Flight?

Vacay.ca | Posted 04.24.2013 | Canada
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An increasing number of Canadians are supportive of NDP MP José Nunez-Melo's Air Passenger Bill of Rights, which has received plenty of attention this month following a deplorable flight delay aboard a Sunwing Airlines flight on February 8. But more public pressure is needed to sway the ruling Conservatives.

Road Tales From The Tragically Hip

Vacay.ca | Posted 02.18.2013 | Canada
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Armed with will and determination, the Tragically Hip embarked 30 years ago on a rock 'n roll journey that has taken them around the world and across Canada more times than the band members can remember. Those trips have resulted in songs and lyrics that will forever resonate with the group's devoted fan base

Travelers, Don't Be Scared of Mexico

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.12.2012 | Canada Travel
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Many Americans and Canadians have struck all of Mexico off of their destination list because of an unfortunate string of violence in areas of the country nowhere close to La Paz -- home to what Jacques Cousteau called "the world's aquarium." But travel allows you to understand the rest of the world and lets you shed inaccurate notions you may have held before you arrived.

Canada Has Yet To Be Enjoyed By Canadians

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 07.30.2012 | Canada Travel
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Canada's boring. It's too expensive. There's nothing to see. Other countries are way more exciting. This is what Canadians say about their own country. Foreigners love coming here, so why don't we take more pride in discovering our own great nation?

Why Can't Canadian Restaurants Make It Big?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.26.2013 | Canada Business
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For the ninth year in a row, Canada has failed to make it into the World's 50 Best Restaurants. And for the second year in a row, we've also failed to make it into the next 50! Why is it that a country as multicultural as Canada fails at breaking into the international culinary scene?