Archive for the category "canada"

Explore Canadian Winter Destinations and Enter to Win 50,000 IHG Rewards Club Points

January 27th, 2016 @ 9:40am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Winter is a great time to travel in Canada, not just to beat the blues, but because we have some stunning seasonal landscapes and attractions that truly shine at this time of year. We all know that there’s skating on Ottawa’s Rideau Canal and some awesome powder to shred at Whistler, but beyond these well-known […]

Earthquake in Metro Vancouver

December 30th, 2015 @ 12:07am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There has been a 4.9 magnitude earthquake in Metro Vancouver tonight. It struck 23km north of Victoria and has been felt all around BC’s south coast. The National Tsunami Warning Center confirms there is no tsunami danger. This quake at 11:39pm on December 29, 2015 follows another that measured 4.4 and struck several hours earlier near San Bernardino, California.

Parks Canada Camping Reservations Open in January

December 29th, 2015 @ 9:37am by Rebecca Bollwitt

From arctic wilderness and prairie grasses, to coastal rainforests, the world’s highest tides, and UNESCO sites. Canada’s 46 National Parks are all unique and they’re here for us to protect, and enjoy. Starting in January, you can start planning your spring, summer, and fall camping as the Parks Canada online reservation system launches. Parks Canada […]

Enjoy Manning Park This Winter

December 16th, 2015 @ 10:50am by Rebecca Bollwitt

“When it’s ugly and raining in the (Fraser) Valley, and you think there’s no where to go or nothing to do, chances are Manning has snow – and it’s a winter wonderland up here.” Robyn Barker is one of the many friendly faces I met this past weekend at Manning Park — a Provincial Park […]

UNICEF Survival Gifts for Christmas

December 11th, 2015 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

What I have learned over the years, through covering events like We Day in Vancouver, is that it’s equally important to give and act locally as well as globally. This Christmas, you can select a gift that will be much more than a box wrapped with a bow under the tree. You can help children […]