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Get to know your city on a “Jane’s Walk” May 1 – 2
April 26, 2010 – 7:00 am | No Comment
Get to know your city on a “Jane’s Walk” May 1 – 2

Put on your walk­ing shoes!

If you’re new to Canada (or even if you’ve lived here for a while), here’s a chance to get acquainted with your home city and get some fresh air at …

Getting acquainted with Canadian design
March 1, 2010 – 7:15 am | No Comment
Getting acquainted with Canadian design

The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics have been a bonanza for peo­ple who want to learn more about Canada (read more here, here, and here).

And even though the Olympics have closed, some arts and cultural …

Vancouver 2010 Olympics aren’t just about sports
February 10, 2010 – 7:15 am | No Comment
Vancouver 2010 Olympics aren’t just about sports

At the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver and Whistler, which open this Friday, February 12, the action isn’t all on the snow or ice.

The region is also host­ing the 2010 Cultural Olympiad — a …

Nuit Blanche: Sleepless in Toronto
September 30, 2009 – 7:08 am | No Comment
Nuit Blanche: Sleepless in Toronto

Jet-​​​​lagged in Toronto? Or just want an inten­sive all-​​​​night intro­duc­tion to the city’s art scene?

Then check out Scotiabank Nuit Blanche Toronto, a dusk-​​​​to-​​​​dawn cel­e­bra­tion of con­tem­po­rary art.

With 500 artists involved in more …

Cirque du Soleil creates new free street show in Quebec City
June 26, 2009 – 8:50 am | One Comment
Cirque du Soleil creates new free street show in Quebec City

Love Cirque du Soleil but put off by the sky-​​​​high ticket prices? If you’ll be vis­it­ing or set­tling in Quebec City this sum­mer, you’re in luck.

Canada’s most famous cir­cus com­pany has cre­ated a new …