Tag Archives: Canada

Famous Canadian portraits will make you take a Double Take Uncategorized

By Briar Hopley and Matthew Smith The federal Government wants Canadians to take a walk alongside some of the most influential people that have left their mark on the country. Famous Canadians from the past and present are being showcased through different mediums of art at the McMichael Canadian Art Collection in Kleinburg, Ont. “Double

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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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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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BlackBerry 10 launch announced, firm’s future at stake Business

A new operating system is on the horizon, but is it too late for Research In Motion? By Katherine Ward Canada’s Research In Motion announced Monday it will unveil the much-anticipated BlackBerry 10 on Jan. 30, 2013. The new operating system has had many delays, but officials say it has been worth it. “In building the

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App debuts at Humber to connect students News

By Heather VanAndel Humber College is now offering students a new virtual interactive way to connect with other Humber students. The online mobile application called OOHLAHA allows Canadian college and university students to connect with others at their institution, participate in events on campus, and get the full value of their time at school, Nick Farnell community

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Immigration minister accepts honour amidst protests News

By Julie Fish With files from Daniel Buzzelli Canada’s immigration and refugee policies have come under attack again by international activist group ‘No One is Illegal.’ The Toronto branch of the group held a protest march through the financial district Sunday, at the same time Immigration Minister Jason Kenney received an honourary degree from Israel’s

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U.S. election affects Canada, ex-diplomat says Uncategorized

By Shaleni McBain Although Canadians cannot vote in tomorrow’s U.S. election, the outcome may still affect us north of the border. Raymond Chrétien, former Canadian ambassador to France, the United States, Belgium, Mexico and the Congo, and acting partner and strategic advisor at Fasken Martineau, noted we are neighbours,  share a very long border, and

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