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And the award for ‘Booziest Nation’ goes to…

TORONTO — There’s no doubt that Canadians love their beer. But how do we measure up against other beer loving countries? According to The Telegraph, which recently mapped out the world according to beer consumption per capita, Canada doesn’t even rank in the top 10. Ouch! Compiled by the Japanese beverage …

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Canada condemns attack at Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has issued a statement condemning an apparent terrorist attack Thursday on Paris’ iconic Champs-Elysees boulevard. A gunman opened fire on police, killing one officer and wounding three people before police shot and killed him. A French prosecutor said the attacker emerged from a …

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Auto Europe offers 30 agents “hands-on training” in Europe

PORTLAND — A total of 30 agents are heading to Europe this October as part of Auto Europe’s ‘Customer Experience’ Training Program. This one-of-a-kind training program was first developed over 20 years ago to ensure that the company’s Reservation Agents understand the full customer experience to better support partners and …

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Uganda, ‘the Pearl of Africa’, comes to Canada

TORONTO — The smiling delegation of the Uganda Tourism Board extended a warm welcome at an industry breakfast yesterday in Toronto with a hearty “Jambo!”, the Swahili word for hello. Nicknamed the ‘pearl of Africa’ by former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, the Uganda Tourism Board is hoping to encourage more …

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