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Tournament Travel 101: Tips for the Ultimate Sports Parent

Huffington Post | October 20, 2014 | Canada Travel
You’ve accompanied your kid across half the province to provide support at the big tournament, but what now? How do you keep your other kids occupied, stave off your own boredom, or handle the ride back if your kid leaves the tournament empty-handed? Fortunately, you’re not alone in this scenario...

B.C. Nurse Killed In 'Nightmare' Nepal Avalanche

CP | Andree Lau | October 17, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
A B.C. nurse was killed after an avalanche buried scores of people in Nepal this week, while an Okanagan man's family was relieved to hear that he's safe. Jan Rooks, a cardiology nurse at B.C. Children’s Hospital was among the estimated 27 people who...

Alex Scuccato Captures The Best Of Edmonton In Stunning Video

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | October 17, 2014 | Canada Alberta
Edmonton has really come into its own. The captial city of Alberta is blazing a trail on the employment front and has been climbing the ranks of Canada's best places to live. Now, a breathtaking video by Edmonton photographer Alex Scuccato...

Matt Adams Missing In Nepal Following Avalanche

CBC | Sara Harowitz | October 17, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
UPDATE - Oct. 17, 2014: Matt Adams' family said they finally heard from him on Thursday night, reported CTV News. A family in the Okanagan is frantically trying to reach a West Kelowna man missing in Nepal. 29-year-old Matt Adams was last seen Oct 10. Adams was travelling...

Florida Panthers Attendance Looks Dismal And Depressing (TWEETS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 15, 2014 | Canada
We knew that South Florida hockey crowds were bad, but not THIS bad. On Monday night, Sun Media reporter Bruce Garrioch tweeted some stunning photos from the BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., where the Florida Panthers were taking on the Ottawa Senators. The "crowd" for warmup...

Deadmau5 To Marineland: 'Lose The F***ing Animals'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 15, 2014 | Canada Music
Deadmau5 is calling for an end to animal captivity at Marineland Canada in the most Deadmau5 way possible. The Niagara Falls-born EDM artist (real name Joel Zimmerman) penned a strongly-worded rant on his Tumblr page yesterday, telling the marine park to "lose the fucking...

Rick Mercer Visits B.C. To Ride Float Plane, Swim In Glacier Water (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 10, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Rick Mercer has his head in the clouds. The Canadian comedian and his "Rick Mercer Report" crew travelled to B.C. to visit Richmond-based Harbour Air, and co-pilot a float plane to Phantom Lake in Tantalus Provincial Park. In the video, Mercer spends time as a dock...

WWII Japanese Balloon Bomb Discovered, Blown To 'Smithereens' In B.C.

CP | Sara Harowitz | October 10, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
LUMBY, B.C. - Seven decades after thousands of "balloon bombs" were let loose by the Imperial Japanese Army to wreak havoc on their enemies across the Pacific, two forestry workers found one half-buried in the mountains of eastern British Columbia.A navy bomb disposal team was called and arrived at the...

Best Restaurants In Surrey, B.C. (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 10, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
What kind of food comes to mind when you think of Surrey, B.C.? Perhaps Indian, but the fast-growing city actually has a lot of great — and varied — restaurants from comfort Korean food to hearty pub grub. But which ones are the best? To narrow down the vast array...

Brazzers' Air Canada Pilot Offer Scored Its First Taker (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 8, 2014 | Canada Business
It seems Brazzers, the porn production company that offered free memberships to Air Canada pilots, has found its first taker. The company announced Wednesday a pilot had accepted its offer with a predictably saucy tweet. Safety comes first, and you cum second. One pilot...

Gastown Steam Clock Undergoes Repairs In Vancouver

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | October 8, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Vancouver's Gastown steam clock has been removed for some life-saving repairs. The popular tourist attraction was uprooted from the corner of Cambie and Water streets on Wednesday and taken to a fabrication shop, said a city news release. The clock's mechanical moving parts for loading the metal balls are...

Take In Some Local Flavour: 5 Must-See Small-Town Festivals

Huffington Post | October 8, 2014 | Canada Travel
Listen up, city dwellers: there’s more to Canada than downtown restaurants and cottage country. Every small town in the country has its own history, culture, and regional celebrations. As summer winds down and the trees begin to change colour, there’s no better time to take a trip outside of city...

Vintage B.C. Tree Planting Photos Are The Ultimate Look At Hippie Life

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | October 8, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Nahanni Arntzen wasn't born in a hospital. She wasn't even delivered by a doctor. Arntzen came into this world in a teepee perched 18 kilometres up the Kingcome River on B.C.'s West Coast. It was 1975, and her young parents were working as tree planters. Her father Daniel James —...

Google Maps Features More Canadian Landmarks And They Are Spectacular (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | October 7, 2014 | Canada
Google Maps is giving Canadians a chance to see even more of the Great White North's spectacular landmarks than they could before. The search engine announced Tuesday that it is featuring virtual tours of over 50 new locations on its popular web mapping service, allowing users to see...

Emily Carr's Paintings To Star In Exhibit In London

CP | Sara Harowitz | October 11, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
VICTORIA - Emily Carr's brooding, post-impressionistic paintings of West Coast aboriginal villages and British Columbia's dark rain forests will soon appear in the same English art gallery that holds collections by masters like Rembrandt, Gainsborough and Rubens.London's Dulwich Picture Gallery, founded in 1811, is staging a six-month Carr exhibit called...

B.C. Photographer Of The Month: David Chang (PHOTOS)

Sara Harowitz | October 3, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
For October's HuffPost B.C. Photographer of the Month, we take you to the Cowichan Valley with the work of David Chang. Chang was born and raised in Duncan on Vancouver Island, but didn't take up photography as a hobby until...

Ebola Strikes NBC News Cameraman In Liberia

Jesse Ferreras | October 3, 2014 | Canada
A cameraman working for NBC News has been diagnosed with Ebola while reporting on the virus in Liberia, the network confirmed Thursday. The 33-year-old freelancer, who has not been identified at his family's request, came down with symptoms of the virus on Wednesday and quarantined himself right away,...

Hilarious Brit James O'Malley Has Seen More Canada Than Many Canadians Have (VIDEO)

Jesse Ferreras | October 2, 2014 | Canada
Remember James O'Malley? The hilarious Brit who travelled to Canada and pointed at things? Well now he's back, and pointing at ... more things. O'Malley's latest trip, which was helped along by the Canadian Tourism Commission, sees him visit landmarks such as Chateau Frontenac, the Diefenbunker...

Blog Lists Reasons To Hate Vancouver, So We List Reasons To Love It

Sara Harowitz | October 1, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Apparently not everyone thinks that Vancouver Is Awesome. A Tumblr blog started about two weeks ago called iHateVan is just that: a list of reasons to hate Vancouver. The introduction post states: Hi, I live in Vancouver and well, I hate it. This blog is about...

Squamish Chief Wedding Sees Couple Tie The Knot At 2,300 Feet (VIDEO)

Jesse Ferreras | September 30, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
"A lot of people when they speak about marriage, they talk about metaphorically climbing a mountain, and you guys literally just climbed a mountain together." That's how wedding officiant Pep Fujas summed up the July marriage of Jamie Alperin and David Lamb atop the Chief, a 2,300-foot rock formation in...
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