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Loonie Tops 80 Cents U.S. For The First Time In More Than A Year

Good news for Canadian’s traveling to the U.S. The Canadian dollar gained nearly a quarter of a cent today after cresting above the 80 cent U.S. threshold in morning trading. At the close, the loonie was up 0.23 of U.S.

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Polar Bears Arriving From The Arctic To Enjoy Activities And Sights This Week

Eight larger-than-life polar bears will be turning heads today and tomorrow here in Ottawa. Similar to last summer when a T-Rex pack was roaming Sparks Street and the ByWard Market, now a group of friendly polar bears will be riding double-decker buses

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More Visa Offices For Chinese Visitors To Canada

Canada’s ambassador to China says our government plans to open an additional seven visa offices in the Asian country to accommodate a growing number of Chinese tourists coming here. Guy Saint-Jacques told reporters today at the Great Wall of China there’s

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Day Trip Idea – Gatineau Park, Remic Rapids

We had some company over the weekend, a friend from New York City who hadn’t been to Ottawa in some time… so naturally, we played tourist guides. We took a run into Gatineau Park for a hike to the Wilson

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Cape Breton Tourism Up After Declaring Itself Trump-free

Cape Breton’s  is getting a whole lot of American visitors this summer!  Their tourism website has seen a threefold increase in traffic this year, and it’s being attributed to Americans unhappy with the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency. The

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Kingston Pen Tour Tickets On Sale

Starting today, tourists will have a chance to peer inside the cells of one of Canada’s most infamous former prisons.  From now until late October, the former maximum-security penitentiary in Kingston will open its doors to public tours, tourism and government officials.  The

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Canada’s Birthplace Museum To Close Due To Lack Of Interest

A museum devoted to telling the story of Canada’s birth as a nation has shut down permanently due to a lack of interest. ‘Founders Hall’ opened in 2001. It was built just blocks away from the site of the 1864

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