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Maritime ports hosting hurricane-diverted cruise ships

Ports around the Maritimes have been welcoming thousands of unexpected travellers due to hurricane Irma. Two cruise ships were diverting to Port Saint John in New Brunswick – one Wednesday and another Thursday – bringing an influx of roughly 5,000 passengers. The Port of Halifax said the Carnival Pride cruise …

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ATB BoostR Stage – Alberta’s Very Own

Picture this – it’s a crisp October in Alberta, the leaves are changing, you’re drinking a pumpkin spice latte and wearing a cozy knit sweater on a weekend adventure to Banff to learn about some up and coming entrepreneurs in Alberta. The air is crisp from the changing season but …

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Finlay Creek wildfire another blow to Peachland tourism

It’s already been a challenging year for some Peachland businesses that cater to tourists. They were hoping this Labour Day weekend would provide a boost before things slow down for winter. However, the Finlay Creek wildfire flared up southwest of the community on Saturday, placing hundreds on evacuation alert in …

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Federal Liberals say tourism helping rural resurgence

The federal government’s National Rural Caucus has been meeting in New Brunswick this week looking at ways to boost rural communities. Despite concerns over mine closures and the future of the softwood lumber industry, some are saying rural communities are going through a resurgence. Dave Smith works for Outdoor Elements …

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