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A Canada Day Tour Of The Nation

Vacay.ca | Posted 08.31.2014 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

Canada celebrates its 147th birthday on July 1 and Vacay.ca has team members in the nation's four largest metropolitan areas. Here's what's happening on Canada Day in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver.

Three Dead After Blaze Engulfs Vacant Charlottetown Building

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.29.2014 | Canada

CHARLOTTETOWN - Fire investigators in Charlottetown worked into the night Saturday, sifting through the charred remains of a vacant building where thr...

Why Charlottetown Is the No. 1 Place to See in 2014

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

In 2014, people will come for the sesquicentenary parties, but it's more likely they will depart having discovered the authentic and captivating experiences of Canada's smallest province, a little place where something mighty big was born 150 years ago.

Best Places to Travel in Canada: 2014

Vacay.ca | Posted 03.05.2014 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

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.

Right To Play National Inspirational Speaker Series

Martin Parnell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta
Martin Parnell

As we visited school after school, Basil would introduce us to teachers he had taught. The schools were mostly in Charlottetown and we had a couple of country schools as well. The group size ranged from 50 to 450 and grades 3 to 9.

Chef Michael Smith's Legacy Lives On at PEI Restaurant

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Living
Adrian Brijbassi

Legends can loom over a place long after they've gone. Dave Wilmer knows that better than anyone else on Prince Edward Island. The owner of the Inn at Bay Fortune still welcomes guests who expect him to be Michael Smith, the celebrity chef whose cookbooks and Food Network Canada TV shows have a massive following.

Your Summer Street Festival And Marketplace Guide

Posted 06.21.2013 | Canada Travel

Summer has arrived, and that means Canadians are ready to take to the streets with abandon. Artists, retailers, chefs, musicians, and performers can b...

At Home on PEI with Chef Domenic Serio

Erin Maynes | Posted 03.30.2013 | Canada Living
Erin Maynes

Chef Domenic Serio's love and passion for food began at a very young age, largely attributed to his grandmother who showed him how to cook simple food from her region in Italy. The Executive Chef at the Inn at Bay Fortune on PEI, talks to us about his passions and his perfect food day on PEI.

Dispatches From Down East: Christmas Shopping is a Gong Show

Lori Gard | Posted 01.31.2013 | Canada
Lori Gard

What happens when three excited children, one grandmother and two mamas/aunties go shopping together, manoeuvring a crowded mini-van through a torrential down-pour? Santa could at the very least provide a few of his slacker elves for babysitting service and maybe a reindeer or two for entertainment. Needless to say, online shopping is looking pretty good this year.

Dispatches From Down East: My Potato Love/Hate Relationship

Lori Gard | Posted 09.28.2012 | Canada Living
Lori Gard

I confess: I have been wrapped up in a bit of a love affair. I have always enjoyed potatoes, but after my recent experience with our local potato festival, my love for that starchy tuber has been renewed. I don't know if it was the taste-testing on opening night or the experiences surrounding the festivities that further sparked my fever. All I know is this: from blossom to table, potatoes on P.E.I. rule the roost.

Engine Trouble Gives Air Canada Passengers A Fright

CP | Posted 01.23.2012 | Canada

CHARLOTTETOWN - An Air Canada flight from Halifax to St. John's, N.L., had to be diverted to P.E.I. following a malfunction in one of the passenger je...

PEI Premier Says He Welcomes Investigation

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.22.2011 | Canada

CHARLOTTETOWN - Premier Robert Ghiz of Prince Edward Island says he welcomes any investigation of the province's immigration nominee program, which ha...

Singers Responds To Royal Gaffe

CP | Posted 09.03.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Meaghan Blanchard found out the hard way that the fate of the best laid plans can also befall the best-prepared speeches. The...