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Record tourism in B.C.

Whether you’re from Shanghai or San Francisco, Smithers or Salmon Arm, this BC Day is a great time to explore B.C. The tourism industry is enjoying record growth throughout the province. For example, hotel occupancy (year-to-date) is up in cities like Vancouver (+4 per cent) and Kelowna (+2.8 per cent) …

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BC wines to reach 21 million new customers online

British Columbia wines are about to get a big exposure boost, after the premiers of Quebec, Ontario and British Columbia came to an agreement to make it easier to sell wine across provincial borders. At the 2016 Summer Meeting of Canada’s Premiers, Premiers Christy Clark, Kathleen Wynne and Philippe Couillard …

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YVR Launches 12 New Routes with More Coming Soon

Air Canada launched new international routes to Brisbane and Dublin, along with new transborder routes to San Jose, Chicago, and San Diego.  Air Canada has also placed its 787 on its daily Newark flight, to facilitate connections between the critical and high-yielding New York market and its international network to …

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Less beach, more wine

While the cooler summer temperatures may have hurt beach traffic, tourists are still flocking to the Okanagan and they are hitting up more wineries than ever before. BC Wine Institute marketing director Maggie Anderson says wineries up and down the Valley have seen an increase in traffic, despite the rain. …

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