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Vancouver’s Commercial Drive

The lively 16-block area of Commercial Drive (between Broadway and Venables) is an enormously popular district with locals, but is often overlooked by tourists. The main reason for visitors to come here is to discover the most diverse mix of people, dining, shopping,...

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Vancouver’s Bard on the Beach Festival

The Bard on the Beach Festival takes place under two tents in Vanier Park by the lovely English Bay with views over the North Shore mountains. This company performs four Shakespearean plays each summer, normally two comedies and two histories or tragedies. This year...

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Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver

If visitors have had enough of the crowds at Granville Island, then simply catch the number 50 bus heading eastwards towards Cambie Street. The bus changes to number 15 after the Olympic Village Skytrain station - no need to get off and then on again - and 10 minutes...

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See Polar Bears of Canada on New Short Tour

(CHURCHILL, MANITOBA, CANADA) – You may have always wanted to view the polar bears of Churchill, Manitoba – but haven’t been able to find the time to travel so far north. This year, a new program offers you the chance to view these fascinating animals up close in...

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Vancouver: 1st in One Ranking, 29th in Another

Once again, Vancouver has been ranked as the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence Unit. 140 cities are assigned scores from 0-100 on 30 factors spread across five areas: stability, health care, culture and environment, education, and...

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Klahowya Aboriginal Village Returns to Stanley Park

Klahowya Village returns to Stanley Park for its second year, once again transforming the miniature railway and surrounding plaza into an aboriginal tourism experience. More than just a fun diversion, the Village is also a historical tribute: Stanley Park was once...

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Unusual Summer Events in Ontario

Commit to the roads less traveled this summer by judging a bee beard, building a champion sandcastle, or spending an evening with Elvis. Canada’s province of Ontario offers a variety of events throughout the summer, including some of the most unusual.  And you thought...

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Best of the Best: Sushi in Vancouver

Having been away from my home city for so long, I almost feel like a tourist when I come back. The air is clean and delicious, the internet is completely dependable, and best of all... I am back in the sushi capital of the world! Yes, Vancouver is the sushi capital of...

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Bowen Island, British Columbia – Killarney Lake

On Bowen Island is the lovely Killarney Lake, which is worth a hike around if you are at all interested in wild animals. Starting from Snug Cove Ferry Terminal, turn at the first right before the library (parking available) and then take the path left behind the...

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Bowen Island, British Columbia – Mount Gardner

Bowen Island is a 20-minute ferry ride away from Horseshoe Bay in West Vancouver, British Columbia. Once you disembark at Snug Cove and pass the restaurants, pubs, and library you are in a different world, where trees, mountains, and lakes beckon. The highest point on...

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Dine Out Vancouver April 26 to May 6

Vancouver, BC: There is no tastier time to visit Vancouver than during Dine Out Vancouver - the city’s highly anticipated annual restaurant event where visitors can sample three-course dinner menus at over 200 restaurants at the delectable price points of $18, $28 or...

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The Olympic Transportation System

You would think attending a massive world-wide event like the Olympics, in Vancouver B.C. would be—well—crowded. Thousands upon thousands of people attended the games on Whistler Mountain and Cypress Mountain. Lines of people streamed out of the sky train stations and...

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