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Tropical Toronto: A street fest set to steel drums

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Toronto is about to turn up the bass on the classic summer street festival. Come July 17, the whole city will reverberate with the sounds of Calypso, Soca, reggae, hip hop, steel pan and brass bands, officially ushering in the Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival, now in its 45th year.

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Fall for Canada: 5 family-friendly Vancouver adventures

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The leafy Northeast always gets its due as a fall vacation retreat, but our friends north of the border have it just as pumpkin-spiced and amber-hued as New England. Skip the Capilano Suspension Bridge. Here are five ways to enjoy autumn like a true Vancourite.

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From Canada to Seattle: Splurge on cross-border shopping

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My husband took my son camping last weekend. Me? I’m a hotel person at heart–generally a fan of comfort. Instead, I took the opportunity for a girls’ weekend across the US-Canada border to the Seattle Premium Outlets. To me, shopping is is just like a trip to the great outdoors: you have to be prepared! Here’s my essential tips, tricks and deals to make your bargain hunting excursion a breeze.

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Adventures in family-friendly Edmonton

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Known as the often frigid home to hockey, rodeos and oil, Edmonton in the spring and summer offers much more for those seeking family-friendly adventure.

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