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Think Spring: 9 Stunning Springtime Destinations | Posted 05.15.2017 | Canada Travel

With the warm weather finally upon us, many travellers are looking to shed those cumbersome layers and book a last-minute escape. But which destinations are worth travelling to in the Springtime? We've put together the top nine destinations that are at their most beautiful during Spring. From bustling metropolises to sandy beach locales, these are the must-visit cities to visit around the world before the Summer tourist crowd hits!

The Off-Resort Mayan Adventure I Never Wanted

Kate Palbom | Posted 05.10.2017 | Canada
Kate Palbom

At seven am the phone rings, lifting me out of a food-induced sleep. Day five of my luxury getaway on the Mayan Riviera is dawning and I am beyond ir...

Beachfront Glamping In Mexico: The Alternative Spring Break

Louise Johnson | Posted 05.09.2017 | Canada Travel
Louise Johnson

Instead of trying to find a patch of sand on a loud, crowded beach or witnessing a wet T-shirt contest by the pool, my boyfriend Geoff and I were able to fully immerse in the natural habitat of our surroundings. We ate fresh food from the on-site garden, watched as the sun rose during daily morning yoga, released baby turtles out to sea, and walked for hours on a stunning stretch of secluded beach.

How We Can Help Empower Mexican Girls

G(irls)20 | Posted 05.11.2017 | Canada Impact

The world is moving fast and we need to act faster by engaging women with long-term solutions. Merging my academic focus on education and economics with my passion for arts, I will use the G(irls)20 opportunity to contribute to my community by inspiring girls through three "I's" to achieve economic empowerment:

Cinco Ways To Celebrate Cinco De Mayo | Posted 05.05.2017 | Canada Living

So let's put on our sombrero party hat and avoid the fiesta flop with these top 5 awesome tips to celebrate Cinco de Mayo like a luchador! Margaritas, guacamole and burritos are not the only ways to honour this Mexican celebration. At Bite Me more, we have it all figured out with these quick and easy recipes you will love and even some ideas for you to throw the best Cinco de Mayo Fiesta in the neighbourhood! Just remember this quote from Dean Martin: "You're not drunk if you can lie on the floor without holding on."

NAFTA Renegotiations Must Prioritize Climate Change Goals

Development Unplugged | Posted 04.20.2017 | Canada Politics
Development Unplugged

Canada, and not just Mexico, may be in for a rough ride when it renegotiates NAFTA with the United States. When it comes to fighting climate change, however, the ride will be rougher. Trade provisions will likely continue to be a stumbling block in any efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions.

A Letter To Mexico

Linnie von Sky | Posted 04.04.2017 | Canada Travel
Linnie von Sky

My darling Mexico, I hurt for you. I hurt that you're being abused by those meant to protect you. I hurt that all your beauty and your kindness and your art and your people exist overshadowed by corruption and I promise you that we will visit again.

Alive They Were Taken, And Alive We Want Them Returned

Development Unplugged | Posted 03.28.2017 | Canada Politics
Development Unplugged

This cry, "alive they were taken, and alive we want them!" has been taken up by the Caravan of Central American Mothers Searching for their Sons and Daughters. The Caravan is made up of women of all ages, wearing photos of their missing children around their necks and carrying the flags of their countries.

Why Canada Should Care About Organized Crime In Mexico

Valentin Pereda | Posted 03.08.2017 | Canada Politics
Valentin Pereda

The rise of Mexican cartels can have ramifications in Canada that exceed drug-related problems commonly associated with them. Cartel activities can have a direct impact on immigration, human trafficking, money laundering and cybercrime in Canada.

Marvellous Monarchs Move Minister McKenna

David Suzuki | Posted 02.23.2017 | Canada
David Suzuki

Those monarchs travel thousands of kilometres, many from summer breeding grounds in Canada that once stretched from southern Saskatchewan to the Maritimes. As a child growing up in southwestern Ontario, I collected insects. Monarchs were abundant everywhere. The mass exodus through Point Pelee at summer's end was mesmerizing.

Making Sense Of The Mexican Nightclub Shooting

Valentin Pereda | Posted 01.26.2017 | Canada Living
Valentin Pereda

The Caribbean resort district that straddles Highway 307 along the coastline of the Mayan Riviera has played an unusual role in the cartel war which has raged in Mexico for over a decade. The region's importance in the transnational underworld has transformed it into a prize coveted by the leading crime syndicates operating between Toronto and Medellin.

President Trump's America Still Loves Canada. Mexico, Not So Much.

Angus Reid | Posted 01.20.2017 | Canada Politics
Angus Reid

A national survey of a cross-section of 1,500 voting-age Americans, conducted by the Angus Reid Institute in the days leading up to the inauguration, reveals a strong attachment to Canada among the U.S. public, while Americans hold a decidedly different attitude toward their country's other neighbour, Mexico.

Canadian Killed In Mexico A Fixture Of Toronto's Nightlife Scene

CP | Sidhartha Banerjee, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada

Five people were killed and many injured at a music festival.

5 Sunny Destinations To Get The Most For Your Money

Flight Network | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada Travel
Flight Network

Recent frigid temperatures, relentless snowfall, and icy roads are enough to make any Canadian want to head south until April. But many of us in the Great White North stay put, enduring the winter blues through most trying months, because the thought of heading south for any amount of time sounds way too expensive. However, traveling south of the border until spring may not be as expensive as many Canadians think.

5 Places Where The Canadian Dollar Has Extra Value | Posted 11.23.2016 | Canada Travel

There's no better time than now for Canadians to pack their bags and start traveling. A strong Canadian Dollar coupled with shockingly low flight prices means Canadians will see huge savings on travel when compared to previous years. In fact, in some destinations, Canadians are seeing their dollars go 36 per cent further than they did last year.

6 Reasons To Head To Mexico This Winter | Posted 11.08.2016 | Canada Travel

Many travelers are overlooking one of North America's best travel destinations. Mexico is a culturally and naturally diverse nation, offering the key items most travelers seek -- postcard-worthy scenery, rich culture, hospitable people, delicious food, and affordability. These six reasons to visit Mexico will encourage you to forget about misleading media headlines and find your slice of heaven south of the border.

Head To Mexico On Day Of The Dead | Posted 10.31.2016 | Canada Travel

Dating back nearly 3,000 years, the annual holiday is celebrated throughout Mexico to honour those who have passed away. Recently, the ancient tradition has gained immense popularity and not surprisingly the country's capital has seen a significant increase in tourism with Mexico City, Cancun and Playa del Carmen being some of the top Mexican destinations booked by Canadians this month.

B.C. Photographer Strangled In Mexico

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.01.2016 | Canada

The state prosecutor said she was strangled.

Boosting Women's Entrepreneurship In Mexico And Latin America

G(irls)20 | Posted 09.09.2016 | Canada Business

In México, extraordinary wealth and heart-breaking poverty exist side by side. It is a land of harsh contradictions -- skyscrapers and wood houses, modern-day Internet and illiteracy. Years ago, when I used to think about this, I always asked myself; with all our diverse natural resources and hard-working labor force, why are we in this situation?

Canadians Advised To Avoid Mexico Travel Due To Hurricane Newton

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 09.05.2016 | Canada

The hurricane centre says the storm is likely to continue north into Arizona as a tropical depression later in the week.

The Best Tropical Cocktails To Sip This Summer

Parmjit Parmar | Posted 07.27.2016 | Canada Living
Parmjit Parmar

I've been fortunate enough over the last few years to travel to many tropical locations; and summer in Toronto, with its soaring temperatures makes me long for beaches and island drinks. So here are some of the best cocktails I've been lucky enough to sample from around the world.

Trudeau Needs To Stand Up To 'Good Friend' Mexico

Jerry Dias | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Business
Jerry Dias

I have made no secret of my respect for our new prime minister, especially after the disdain I held for his predecessor. That's why it can be tough at times to watch -- as good Canadian jobs are lost to Mexico, a place of horrible human rights abuses -- while Justin Trudeau publicly talks about being such good friends with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.

Will Canada Take A Stand For Women's Rights In Mexico?

Oxfam Canada | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Politics
Oxfam Canada

The North American Leaders Summit is one of the first major opportunities for Prime Minister Trudeau -- a proud feminist -- to turn words into action and put his vision of a feminist foreign policy into practice. The human rights crisis in Mexico should be top of mind as he heads into his meetings with Presidents Obama and Peña Nieto tomorrow.

Trudeau: 'Canada And Mexico Are More Than Just Friends'

CP | Colin Perkel | Posted 06.28.2016 | Canada Politics

“This is what the world needs today.”

Plan To Remove Visa Requirements For Mexicans On Its Way

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Ottawa will host the Mexican president this month.