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Okanagan fires put a damper on local tourism

The fires burning around the southern Okanagan have made national news over the last week. The result has been that local businesses that rely on tourism, even those far from evacuation zones, are taking a hit as some change their travel plans because of the fire news. Todd’s RV and …

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Saskatchewan saw a huge jump in tourism in 2017

Tourism saw a huge jump last year compared to 2016, as nearly 10 per cent more Canadians came to experience Regina and the rest of Saskatchewan. According to , the increase was well above the national average of just over two per cent. Travel throughout the province netted almost $1.9 …

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Travel Alberta announces marketing agency partnership

Calgary, AB, July 13, 2018 – Travel Alberta is partnering with four marketing agencies who will provide strategic, tactical, creative and analytical marketing programs over the next three years. As we support the Government of Alberta’s goal of growing Alberta tourism revenues to $10 billion by 2020, we are confident …

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Destination Showcase: Kootenay Dirt Epic 8, British Columbia

Originally posted by PinkBike on July 16, 2018 From remote and unforgiving terrain, to mellow entry-level flow trails, the Kootenays have trail options for every riding level. The towns of Golden, Invermere, Panorama, Kimberley, Fernie, Cranbrook, Rossland, and Nelson, each have incredible trail networks and their own unique small-town flavour.  …

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Going, Going, Gondola-ing

Posted by Outdoors N.W. on July 15, 2018  British Columbia is a land of natural beauty and gondolas galore. For hikers, this melding of Mother Nature and modern technology means easy access to several of Canada’s most spectacular outdoor spaces. Descend to a raging river canyon by airtram near Hope; …

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Western Canada Greyhound withdrawal ‘to have implications for labour mobility’: Edmonton mayor

Shortly after news emerged a major Canadian coach service provider is planning to abandon its operations in Western Canada (aside from one route between Vancouver and Seattle), Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson expressed dismay over the development at Greyhound Canada, signalling “it’s going to have huge implications.” “It’s concerning,” Iveson said …

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