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Montreal's Abandoned Mirabel Airport Faces The Wrecking Ball (VIDEO, PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | August 29, 2014 | Canada Travel
Time is running out for the terminal building at Mirabel International Airport. Facility owner Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) will meet September 16 to award a tender for its destruction despite efforts to see it repurposed as a conference centre, The Canadian Press reported in French. The

Italian Gelato University Comes To Vancouver

CBC | Sara Harowitz | August 28, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
A Vancouver gelateria will be home to the first North American branch of a prestigious Italian gelato university.  Carpigiani Gelato University is opening up shop at the new Yaletown location of Bella Gelateria, which is founded by Vancouver gelato maker James Coleridge. Select graduates from CGU will have a chance to...

Surfing In Calgary, Brought To You By The 2013 Flood (VIDEO, TWEETS)

The Huffington Post Alberta | Jesse Ferreras | August 28, 2014 | Canada Alberta
Calgarians didn't have to travel thousands of kilometres to sunny resorts to ride the waves this summer. Instead, surfing came right to them, courtesy of the 2013 flood. Surfing is nothing new in Alberta but last year's flood helped create a permanent wave in Calgary's Bow...

Disruptive Passengers Force Sunwing Flight To Return To Pearson Airport

CBC | Zi-Ann Lum | August 27, 2014 | Canada Travel
A Sunwing flight en route to Cuba was forced to turn around and return to Toronto's Pearson Airport Wednesday evening after two disruptive passengers caused a major disturbance. The pilot of the 737 aircraft, who described the two female passengers as being disruptive "in a serious manner," reported to NORAD (North American Aerospace...

Knee Defenders Don't Fly With Canada's Major Airlines (POLL)

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | August 27, 2014 | Canada Business
Knee Defenders may be all the rage after a brouhaha on United Airlines, but passengers on Canada's major carriers will just have to live and let people lean back. The devices, which prevent passengers from reclining their seats, are not permitted by either WestJet or

'Amazing Race Canada' Season 2, Episode 8 Recap: Love And Loss In Paris

Joanna Adams | August 27, 2014 | Canada TV
WARNING: Spoiler Alert! Do not read on unless you've seen "Amazing Race Canada" Season 2, Episode 8. Unless you like spoilers, then go right ahead! Note to all future racers: don't "[blow] up" Quebec. It's "À bientôt" for twins Pierre and Michel, whose overly aggressive strategy came to...

BuzzBuzzHome: Posh Penthouse Pads That Will Make You Want To Pop Champagne

BuzzBuzzHome | Daniel Tencer | August 26, 2014 | Canada Business
BuzzBuzzHome: Nothing says ‘living the high life’ like living in your building’s highest home. Photo: imgur We don’t know exactly how much the suite above is worth, but we can tell you that it overlooks Hong Kong — the world’s...

'20 Types Of People On The SkyTrain' Is Hilariously Accurate (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | August 26, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Ah, public transit. It is often a necessity to get you from place to place, but that doesn't mean travelling by SkyTrain is always pleasant. Whether somebody is talking loudly on the phone or just sitting way too close, there are plenty of ways you can be plenty annoyed on...

Granville Island Silos Transformed Into Giants For Vancouver Biennale (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | August 25, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Giants have descended upon Vancouver's popular Granville Island. Six industrial concrete silos there are being transformed into a vibrant mural, thanks to internationally acclaimed street artists, OSGEMEOS. OSGEMEOS, which literally means "the twins," is made up of Brazilian twin brothers Gustavo and Otávio Pandolfo....

United Airlines Flight 1462 Diverted After Passenger Uses 'Knee Defender' To Prevent Reclining Seat

CP | Joanna Adams | August 26, 2014 | Canada Travel
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Airline passengers have come to expect a tiny escape from the confined space of today's packed planes: the ability to recline their seat a few inches. When one passenger was denied that bit of personal space Sunday, it led to a heated argument and the unscheduled...

Talk The Talk: 20 Phrases You'll Need To Get By In Rio de Janeiro

Huffington Post | August 25, 2014 | Canada Travel
So, you’re all set to have a vacation of a lifetime in Rio de Janeiro. And while sometimes getting lost and fumbling through a foreign city is part of the fun — it can often lead to all sorts of adventures you’ll remember for years to come — it’s always...

MORE Waterton Wildlife Captured On Remote Cameras

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | August 25, 2014 | Canada Alberta
A trip to one of Alberta's national parks is often an opportunity to see wildlife, but it's never a guarantee. The animals can be elusive, and are often too timid to come near the roads and highways where a wildlife encounter with humans would be most likely. Luckily,...

Killer Whale's Family Cries As Orca Tangled In Net (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | August 24, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
A whale-watching boat tour near Port Hardy, B.C. ran into quite a sight as a young killer whale struggled to get free of a fishermen's net, while her frantic family surrounded her. Nicole Mackay, co-owner of Mackay's Whale Watching wrote about...

A Man In Victoria, B.C. Had His Ferrari Wrapped In Chrome

The Huffington Post B.C. | Sara Harowitz | August 22, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Now THAT is a shiny car. A man in Victoria, B.C. had his Ferrari F430 wrapped entirely in chrome, and the results are quite something. Atilla Bassett hired local company The Sign Pad to complete the project, which took six days to finish and cost Bassett more than...

Alberta Photographer Of The Month: Dee Cresswell

The Huffington Post Alberta | Michelle Butterfield | August 22, 2014 | Canada Alberta
It's difficult not to be captivated by Alberta's beauty — the people, the mountains, the prairie and the animals. So we're excited to introduce to you a new feature that captures Alberta, quite literally: The Huffington Post Alberta's Photographer Of The Month! We came across Dee...

Diner En Blanc Vancouver 2014 Draws 3,500 Picnickers In White

Andree Lau | August 22, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
A crowd dressed in blindingly white outfits descended on a Vancouver park for the annual picnic known as Dîner en Blanc. The event, which originally started in Paris, sold out of its 3,500 tickets at $35 in the weeks leading...

Bradian, B.C. Ghost Town For Sale (PHOTOS)

Sara Harowitz | August 21, 2014 | Canada British Columbia
Quietly tucked away just two hours from the world-class mountain destination of Whistler sits the empty town of Bradian, B.C. — and you could own it for under $1 million. The ghost town, which has has 22 buildings on over 50 acres, is selling for $995,000. It has power and...

Photos Of Banff From the 1950s Are Stunning

Michelle Butterfield | August 21, 2014 | Canada Alberta
It's times like these we wish we had a time machine. These vintage photos, pulled from the Library and Archives of Canada, transport us to a time in Alberta's Rocky Mountains when (crazy) people fed bears on the side of the road, skis were still made of wood and...

Alberta Licence Plate Voting Closes, Winning Design Revealed

Sara Harowitz | August 20, 2014 | Canada Alberta
EDMONTON - Online polling to choose a new Alberta licence plate has closed and the most realistic of three designs has come out on top.Kathleen Range of Service Alberta says the photo-like image of a field and mountains got almost 50 per cent approval.Not far behind at more than 45...

Mohamed Yaffa Accuses Air Canada Of Discrimination Because He's Muslim

Joanna Adams | August 20, 2014 | Canada Business
A Halifax man has filed a human rights complaint against Air Canada, saying he’s endured repeated interrogation by frontline staff because he is Muslim. Air Canada maintains that it hasn’t discriminated against Mohamed Yaffa and was only following airline security regulations in Canada and the U.S. Yaffa says he used to travel...
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