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Happy Canada Day/Fête du Canada!

by Sunday, July 1, 2018

Happy Canada Day or Fête du Canada, Canadian friends!  Are you waving that maple-leaf flag and having tourtiere and butter tarts for dinner? Good! Enjoy it! Especially you, Cath! For everyone else's edification, July 1 is the national day of Canada, celebrating the anniversary (July 1, 1867) of the Constitution Act (then called the British North America Act, 1867) coming into force. The Act ...

A white Christmas in Whistler Blackcomb, British Columbia, Canada

by Monday, May 14, 2018

Thanks to her husband's handy work at auctions, Kathryn Garland found herself, her husband and their two children, Henry, 5, and Emma, 3, on a trip of a lifetime last year: A white Christmas in the ski resort known as Whistler Blackcomb, in British Columbia, Canada. Let's join them as they enjoy North American hospitality, holiday-season festivities, and skiing, all at ...

Shangri-La Vancouver, Canada

by Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Jarren MacDougall is Chef Concierge at the Shangri-La Hotel, Vancouver, on Canada's west coast. Jarren was born in Vancouver but had the opportunity to live in the UK and Ireland for many years. His time away really showed him how special and beautiful Vancouver is. He has worked at the hotel for going-on eight years and has always enjoyed helping people. Working ...