Category Archives: News

Hotwire list highlights biggest hotel price drops News

Online hotel deals make some cities attractive, inexpensive travel destinations By Katherine Ward The online travel deal website, Hotwire, released its November report Tuesday on some of the best hotel deals in Canada. In comparison to last year, this month the city with the biggest accommodation price drop is Moncton. On average, users of the

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Black Friday sales spread to Canada Business

By Melinda Warren and Neetu Thind The holiday shopping season in Canada is being influenced by American counterparts as retailers schedule a number of Black Friday events to keep consumers at home, instead of heading south of the border. Big markdowns, door-crasher events and extended shopping hours are just some of the ways Canadian companies

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Canadians create nationwide tourism video News

By Alex Fuller Sixty-five hours of footage, over 8,000 entries and a two-minute video to advertise the best of what Canada has to offer international travelers. That’s just scratching the surface of Canada Shared by Canadians, a nationwide project initiated by the Canadian Tourism Commission which released the finished video Tuesday morning. The project called

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Aboriginal powwow held at Humber North News

By Matt Creed, Ryan Saundercook and Lisa Gillan Coinciding with Aboriginal Appreciation Month, Humber’s North campus held its annual pow wow on Monday in a celebration of Aboriginal culture, clothing, music and dance. Ryan Saundercook has the story. Those in attendance at the powwow included Aboriginal dancers, drummers and vendors. Crowd members were invited to

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Tim Hortons gets Visa payWave to speed lines Business

PayWave technology can shorten the time it takes to complete financial transactions By Katherine Ward The lineup to get a morning coffee might start moving quicker at Tim Hortons these days. The company announced Monday it will be introducing Visa payWave technology at participating locations across Canada. According to the press release, the technology allows

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