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State Of Emergency In Belleville

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2014 | Canada

BELLEVILLE, Ont. - Teams of volunteers in southern Ontario and Quebec were preparing for flooding with walls of sandbags on Sunday as they awaited hea...

Quebec City Man Set On Fire

CBC | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada

A 19-year-old man is in hospital in Quebec City after being doused with gasoline and set on fire outside a restaurant in the suburb of Vanier Saturd...

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.

Best of Canadian Travel in 2013

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 02.28.2014 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

Except for a couple of sojourns to the Caribbean, I spent the entire year's travels within Canada, exploring its abundance of wonders. Although my trip to Sonora Resort stands at the top, it was far from a singular highlight. Here's my exhaustive list of the best Canadian travel destinations, from resorts to restaurants, of the past year.

The Top 20 Streets In Canada: Vive Quebec!

Vacay.ca | Posted 02.01.2014 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

While some choices were difficult, top spot turned out to be an easy decision. Rue du Petit-Champlain, lined with shops that belong to an artists' cooperative, was a clear choice for No.1 among the Top 20 Streets to Visit in Canada.

Try Travelling This Thanksgiving

Brian Simpson | Posted 10.11.2013 | Canada Travel
Brian Simpson

Canadian Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and that means it's time to celebrate. But instead of preparing a huge dinner and eating yourself into a turkey coma, travelocity.ca wants you to consider travelling to another city and taking in their Thanksgiving spirit this year.

The Number One Street to Visit in Canada Is...

Vacay.ca | Posted 11.04.2013 | Canada Travel
Vacay.ca

The street has boutique shops, artisan galleries, and restaurants, as well as a 200-seat theatre within centuries-old stone walls, a mural that depicts different stages of the city's history. Rue du Petit-Champlain, lined with shops that belong to an artists' cooperative, ranks No. 1 among the Top 20 Streets to Visit in Canada.

Top 5 Canadian Cities for Entrepreneurs

Getty Images | Posted 07.22.2013 | Canada Living

If you're an entrepreneur who's willing to relocate, go west. Prairie cities offer the most benefits to budding businesses, according to a study by th...

Domestic Summer Destinations For Staying Active

Posted 07.23.2013 | Canada Travel

Whether it's exploring national parks or participating in physical activities, Canadians love the outdoors. Increasingly, more and more travellers are...

Should Canada Trust Greece?

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 08.10.2013 | Canada Politics
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

It seems that Greece is finally headed in the right direction and with Canada's support and the tireless work of ambassadors, the country's crisis may indeed eventually be overcome. However, the Greek government must continue its reforms in order to prove that it is worthy of this international trust.

Forget America: Canada's International Tourism Is Growing

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada
Adrian Brijbassi

While the Canadian tourism industry faces headwinds from its traditional markets because of the continued lagging economies in Europe and the United States, it has seen growth in other parts of the world.

Quebec Sinkhole Forces Evacuation

CBC | Posted 06.12.2013 | Canada

People who live in and near two Quebec City buildings evacuated Thursday after a sinkhole appeared in a nearby parking lot say they've noticed problem...

3 Quebec Teens Charged With Plotting School Shooting

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.19.2013 | Canada

QUEBEC - Three Quebec City teens have been charged with planning a shooting at their high school.The three teens — two boys aged 14 and 15 and a 16-...

30-Car Pile-Up Blocks Quebec Highway

CBC | Posted 02.16.2013 | Canada

Transport Quebec has reopened a stretch of Highway 40 west of Quebec City, closed for more than ten hours after a major pileup involving 27 vehicles M...

Who Holds Keys To City Hall: Fear Of Nudge Nudge, Wink Wink Relations

Dermod Travis | Posted 01.14.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

If voters were under the impression that it's only provincially in B.C. where corporate and union bucks talk tough, think again. Consider how much each candidate running for a mayor's chair in various Lower Mainland municipalities had to raise for their campaign in last year's local elections.

Canada and Quebec: Don't Stay Together For the Kids

Jordon Froese | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Politics
Jordon Froese

If Pauline Marois' government decides it wants to lead Quebec out of Canada, to my mind she's simply following the logical path that has been laid down (intentionally or not) by our Federal leaders over the past 145 years. If it turns out Quebec wants a divorce we should grant it and move on. It seems evident there wasn't much of a family to begin with, and we don't seem to want to start building one now.

Legionnaires' Death Toll Rises

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Living

QUEBEC - An outbreak of legionnaires' disease in Quebec City has claimed its 10th victim.Public health authorities say there have now been 165 cases s...

Mysterious Reason For Quebec Sovereignty Holdup

CP | Andy Blatchford, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Sovereigntists envision seeing cobblestoned, cliff-top Quebec City take its place among world capitals to host foreign embassies and dignitar...

9 Dead, Government Orders Inquiry

CBC | Posted 10.30.2012 | Canada Living

A coroner's inquest into the Quebec City outbreak of legionnaires' disease that has killed nine people has been ordered by the provincial government, ...

Two More Dead In Quebec City

CBC | Posted 10.23.2012 | Canada

Public health officials in Quebec City are reporting two new deaths from Legionnaires' disease. The new figures bring to six the total num...

Man On Suicide Awareness Trek Dies Of Heart Attack

CP | Posted 10.02.2012 | Canada

THETFORD MINES, Que. -- A Quebecer who was on a long-distance trek to raise awareness about suicide has died of apparent heart failure before being ab...

Quebec Fairmont Partners With Radiology Clinic For 'Medical Tourism' Package

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.04.2012 | Canada Travel

QUEBEC - The Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac hotel has partnered with a private radiology clinic in Quebec City to offer a "medical tourism package," cl...

Grey Cup To Tour Canada As Part Of 100th Anniversary Celebrations

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.26.2012 | Canada Travel

TORONTO - The Grey Cup is going on the road.The CFL has announced the historic trophy will tour Canada by train as part of the Grey Cup's 100th annive...

Why Is No One Travelling to Canada?

Adrian Brijbassi | Posted 08.25.2012 | Canada Travel
Adrian Brijbassi

The World Economic Forum's 2011 Travel & Tourism Report, which rates nations on their attractiveness for tourism, ranked Canada ninth in the world. Canada has fallen behind Mexico, Turkey, Singapore, and even Malaysia in annual global tourism rankings, dropping to 16 in 2011 from a high of seventh overall in 2002.

WATCH: Quebec City Mayor Caught In Shoving Match

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2012 | Canada Politics

QUEBEC - Quebec City Mayor Regis Labeaume was caught up in a shoving match over a new city bylaw on Tuesday that ended with one man being arrested for...