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  1. Where To Find Canada 150 Info #Canada150

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      Canadians from coast to coast will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. I’m more excited about this 150th birthday than I am about my own birthday next year. The fact that I live in Canada’s National Capital Region could have something to do with that! The City of...
  2. Escape With Robin Esrock And Explore Your Global Bucket List!

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    I first introduced you to some of best-selling author Robin Esrock’s bucket list stories last year when I had the chance to hear Robin share some of his adventurous travel experiences at Ottawa’s Diefenbunker Museum. Recently, I was invited by Ford Canada to enjoy more time with super-explorer Robin, this time...
  3. The World Needs You Canada! Win A $15,000 Trip From Cheapflights.ca #ExportYourself

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      I will be the first to agree with Cheapflights.ca. The world does need more Canada. In fact, the world needs more maple syrup, poutine, double-doubles, all-dressed chips, and Nanaimo bars. It needs more hockey, more Ryan Goslings, more lumberjacks, and more Canadian beavers. And more so than ever before,...
  4. Centreville And Chelsea Beach: Toronto’s Ultimate Family Destination #SeeTorontoNow

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    Ever heard of Centreville Theme Park or Chelsea Beach? During our recent whirlwind visit to Canada’s largest city, we spent time discovering this, much-loved by residents, yet often forgotten by tourists, part of Toronto. Situated within the Toronto Islands on Centre Island, Centreville and Chelsea Beach are fantastic family destinations...
  5. 30 Fascinating Facts About Toronto, Canada #SeeTorontoNow

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    My family has a long and storied history with the city of Toronto. Some of my ancestors, on my mother’s side of the family, first settled in Toronto way back in the 1800’s when they arrived on Canadian shores from England. My great-grandfather was one of Toronto’s first wholesale grocers,...
  6. IHG Holiday Inn Winnipeg Airport West Hotel: Like A Warm Hug From An Old Friend

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    **Disclosure: Canadian Blog House received compensation for this post from IHG. All opinions are our own. When most people think of memories of a great hotel stay, they think of a family vacation, maybe including sun, sand and surf. However, not all hotel stays are memorable because of the beach....
  7. Looking Up In Ottawa #MyOttawa

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    Have you ever thought about how much time we spend looking down when we walk around? How often do you look up at the world around you? I pondered this question myself as I spent a recent morning walking around downtown Ottawa. Normally when I’m downtown, I’m there to do...
  8. Soaring To New Heights In A Vintage Biplane With Breakaway Experiences

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    One of the greatest experiences of my life! That’s exactly what was going through my head as we soared high above downtown Ottawa and Parliament Hill on a warm July morning in a vintage Biplane owned by Ottawa Biplane Adventures. Thanks to Breakaway Experiences, we got to check another item...
  9. Ottawa’s Official Beer? Naturally, It’s Beau’s! #LugTread #Ottawa2017

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    Beau’s All Natural Brewing Company has been a staple on the Ottawa craft brew scene for a long time now. Just an hour’s drive from Ottawa, in Vankleek Hill, Ontario, this year Beau’s is celebrating their 10th year in business. That’s pretty “heady” stuff for any brewing company in the...
  10. My Vegas: What Las Vegas Means To Me #CapturingVegas

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    Vegas.com is looking to capture Las Vegas moments. I have had the pleasure of visiting Las Vegas 6 times, so I was thrilled when the folks from Vegas.com asked me to share what I love about the Las Vegas area. Heading to Las Vegas yourself? Check out some of the...
  11. Arrr Matey! Have You Heard About Ottawa’s Pirate Adventures?

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    Did you know there are pirates in Ottawa? Well, there are, and they are inviting you aboard their Pirate Adventures pirate ship for an adventurous sailing trip around Ottawa’s Mooney’s Bay on the Rideau Canal (a World Heritage Site)! We recently set sail with Pirate Adventures on a hot and...
  12. Montreal In 3 Hours With Tour Guide Luc Lavoie #MTLMoments

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    What do you do when you travel to Montreal for less than two full days, yet want to experience it all? You spend three hours with tour guide Luc Lavoie! Our fabulous tour guide took us on a whirlwind tour of downtown Montreal, old Montreal, the Port, and Mount Royal....
  13. Celebrating Canada’s Sir Wilfred Laurier At Laurier House National Historic Site

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    Ottawa is a city steeped in a rich political history. Everywhere you travel in this great city you will find references to many of Canada’s former Prime Ministers, including Sir Wilfred Laurier. We were recently invited by Parks Canada to come celebrate the launch of “Sir Wilfrid Laurier 175,  A Season...
  14. 9 Must-See Canadian Summer Music Festivals For Americans

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    According to National Geographic, 75% of Canadians live within 100 miles of the American border. Think about that. This means that most of our urban areas (cities) are roughly within an hour and a half drive from the American border. My American friends, those of you who live close to...
  15. 15 Tips To Help You Rock Your Time At The RBC Bluesfest In Ottawa!

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    Canada’s capital city is gearing up to host one of North America’s most important music events – RBC Bluesfest 2016! My love affair with the RBC Bluesfest started way back in 1997, and is still going strong! “The RBC Bluesfest is one of Canada’s largest outdoor music festivals and is...

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