Canada Travel Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Canada Travel.

Results 1 - 20 of 4,036 in Canada Travel

  1. Wildfires force about 5,000 people to evacuate homes in northern AlbertaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Turtle Island News

    Turtle Island News is now providing the only national native news service delivered to your computer or cell each morning. For more indepth reporting go to www.theturtleislandnews.com .

    Comment?

  2. Bautista Back: Jays slugger returns to lineupRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | DurhamRegion.com

    Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista returned to the lineup as the designated hitter for Tuesday night's game against the visiting Chicago White Sox. Bautista, who has been limited to DH duty since injuring his throwing shoulder in a game April 21, missed the last two games after getting a cortisone shot.

    Comment?

  3. Fires force 5,000 from homes in northern AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Townsman

    The evacuees included people from Wabasca, the Bigstone Cree First Nation and two municipal districts in a rural area north of Edmonton. Reeve Murray Kerik of the Municipal District of Lesser Slave River, which was under a local state of emergency, said the weather will help determine when people will be able to return home.

    Comment?

  4. From Langley to the Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Leah Pells got started in track growing up in Langley and is now being inducted into the B.C. Sports Hall of Fame. Pells finished fourth in the women's 1500m race at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta .

    Comment?

  5. Clearcut near Hope slide revives logging-versus-scenery debateRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

    A convergence of events made this patch of clearcut, adjacent to the Hope Slide, more visible than it was supposed to be from a prominent viewpoint, in violation of a forest management plan that called for retention of views. This logging was cited as a deficiency during an audit by the B.C. Forest Practices Board and an example of increasing friction between timber values and recreational and tourism values in B.C. forests.

    Comment?

  6. The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival Celebrates the Carnival of the AmericasRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Market Wire

    The Scotiabank Toronto Caribbean Carnival launched today with costumed Mas models, music and singers at the Ontario Science Centre. The Honourable Michael Coteau, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, helped unveil the 2015 Campaign.

    Comment?

  7. Top study destinations in Canada - your home away from homeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Asian Correspondent

    In an increasingly globalised world the opportunities for travel, to study or work abroad, are immeasurable and ever increasing. Destination choice has boomed within the last few decades and now wannabe travellers can fulfil their dreams in every corner of the earth.

    Comment?

  8. Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista returns to lineup after missing last two gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Jose Bautista is returning to the Toronto Blue Jays lineup tonight as a designated hitter when they square off against the Chicago White Sox at Rogers Centre in Toronto. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn Toronto Blue Jays slugger Jose Bautista returned to the lineup as the designated hitter for Tuesday night's game against the visiting Chicago White Sox.

    Comment?

  9. Wildfires force about 5,000 people to evacuate homes in northern AlbertaRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

    A wildfire burning out of control 22 kilometres east of Slave Lake, Alta. is shown in an Alberta government handout photo.Wildfires have forced about 4,000 people from their homes in north- central Alberta but officials don't believe any houses have been lost.

    Comment?

  10. Five things to know about Ian Binnie, Senate expenses and the auditor generalRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Five things to know about the Senate decision to appoint former Supreme Court justice Ian Binnie as its special arbitrator in the auditor general's audit: 1. There are up to 40 senators who will have their spending challenged by auditor general Michael Ferguson. All will have the chance to go through Binnie's dispute resolution process, which could save them thousands of dollars and avoid having the RCMP called in to review their file.

    Comment?

  11. Public not getting enough info on rapid transit plans: councillorRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | GlobalNews

    A city councillor is blasting city staff for not doing enough to advertise an upcoming open house on final plans for the next leg of rapid transit. "It's very frustrating and as a new councillor it's driving me crazy," St. Norbert Councillor Janice Lukes said Tuesday.

    Comment?

  12. Frequent blood donors too often at risk, study showsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Regina Leader Post

    In her health care job, Jackie Hannaford is well aware of the need for blood donations and willingly rolls up her sleeve to donate 500 millilitres four or five times a year. But last fall she had to take a break when she discovered her altruistic act was making her sick.

    Comment?

  13. Winnipeg, Thompson students visit historic sites on bikeRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBC News

    Students from Winnipeg's Hugh John Macdonald School and their guests from Thompson's Juniper Elementary School hopped on their bikes on Tuesday for a tour of Winnipeg's main tourist and historical sites, part of a three-day visit to build awareness of the past and present. The group, more than 50-strong, stopped at sites like the Cube in the Exchange district, Louis Riel's grave outside St. Boniface Cathedral and the Forks.

    Comment?

  14. Pete McMartin: To appreciate Vancouver, leave itRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Canada.com

    Travel comes with two perspectives. There's the new one the road offers in front of you, and the old one of home receding in your rear view mirror.

    Comment?

  15. Square One lures luxury shoppers with pop-up storeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Marketing

    There's another year to go before Mississauga, Ont.' s Square One Shopping Centre welcomes high-end retailers Holt Renfrew and Simons.

    Comment?

  16. BB King's daughters believe the blues legend was poisonedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    PanARMENIAN.Net - Two of BB King 's daughters have accused his former manager LaVerne Toney and personal assistant Myron Johnson of poisoning him, Digital Spy reports. Karen Williams and Patty King claim the pair hastened their father's death and prevented them from visiting the blues legend, who passed away earlier this month aged 89. In identical affidavits seen by The AP, the sisters said: "I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administered foreign substances... I believe my father was murdered."

    Comment?

  17. Winnipeg school hosts Thompson students for bike tour of cityRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | CBC News

    Winnipeg's Hugh John Macdonald School is hosting about 30 students from Thompson's Juniper Elementary School for a three-day trip to the city that kicks off with a bike tour Tuesday. The bike tour is meant to educate the students in the history of the province from a Winnipeg perspective, Vinh Huynh, principal of Hugh John Macdonald School, told CBC's Information Radio .

    Comment?

  18. Man caught in 'mystery shopper' scamRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBC News

    The cheque and letters Andre Blazey received from Service Checkers Canada were all part of a Mystery Shopper scam. A man in Sherwood Park, Alta., is one of the latest victims of mystery shopper scammers who have likely ripped-off Canadians for millions of dollars this year alone.

    Comment?

  19. The story of Rob CarricoRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Madison Publishing

    With snow on the mountains and everyone beginning to think and talk about skiing, I felt like this was an appropriate time to tell Rob Carrico's story. Just as we are now on the cusp of winter, Rob was on the cusp of skiing, living in Alta Lake just as Whistler began to be investigated as a potential area for a ski resort.

    Comment?

  20. How do I get a visitor's visa?Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Gleaner

    I have a good friend in Canada and he is willing to sponsor me for a visit to Canada. I?m not working but he will pay for the ticket and I can stay at his place.

    Comment?