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Don't be on CATSA's naughty list this holiday travel season. Use these helpful holiday tips for airport security to make the season bright.

Holiday Tips to be on the Nice List for Airport Security

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If you’re getting ready for holiday travel, you’re likely making your lists and checking them twice. If you think your or Santa’s list is long, you should check out the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority’s (CATSA) What Can I Bring list. It’s basically a list of naughty-or-nice holiday tips for airport security – a searchable database detailing what can and cannot pass through airport security in your carry-on or checked luggage. This list has hundreds of items, so here’s a…

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Budget and socially conscious travellers seeking clean, comfortable and affordable hotel accommodations can save and do good at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver.

Do Good and Stay at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver

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Finding a good hotel that meets a traveller’s needs isn’t always easy, especially in an expensive city like Vancouver. Travellers – with or without kids in tow – seeking clean, comfortable and affordable hotel accommodations in this popular west coast city should look no further than the YWCA Hotel Vancouver. Not only will you be saving money on your holiday, you’ll be doing good long after your stay at the YWCA Hotel Vancouver becomes a pleasant memory. Do Good at…

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As the major French-speaking city in North America, Montréal stands out as a unique and historic city. Here's how to enjoy the best weekend in Montreal.

How to Spend the Best Weekend in Montreal

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As the major French-speaking city in North America, Montréal stands out as a unique and historic city that transports visitors to another time and place. The city is still in the throes of its 375th Anniversary celebrations, so it’s not too late to enjoy these activities for the best weekend in Montréal ever. How to Spend the Best Weekend in Montreal Friday Check in to your chic suite at Le Place d’Armes Hotel and Suites. This 19th-century neoclassical hotel is…

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Vancouver is filled with many wonderful things to see and experience for travellers and families. Check our ultimate list of free things to do in Vancouver.

The Best List of Free Things to Do in Vancouver

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Ah, lovely Vancouver! It’s not a surprise that this sparkling west coast city is filled with wonderful things to see, do and experience for travellers and families. The best news is that many of these activities don’t have to cost you a cent. Vancouver can be a very expensive city to live in and visit, so we need all the free stuff we can get, right? Take note of our FAB list of freebies, and head out to enjoy any…

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For those who've been there and done that, the ultimate in wild luxury glamping experiences await at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort in Tofino, Canada.

The Ultimate in Wild Luxury at Clayoquot Wilderness Resort

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As our floatplane lifts away from Vancouver, the landscape changes. Gleaming high-rises fall away in favor of towering green pine trees that cover the mountains of Vancouver Island. Small towns dot the valleys, but it’s mostly trees, lakes, and more trees as we fly west towards a small bay north of Tofino. The float plane dips down towards the sparkling Bedwell estuary, located in the remote Clayoquot Sound UNESCO Biosphere reserve. It’s hard to believe that in this challenging and…

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