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Transport Canada extends cruise ban into 2022

Transport Canada has extended a ban on cruise vessels in all Canadian waters until February 28th, 2022. The order, which were originally issued last spring and extended several times since, was announced by minister of transport, Omar Alghabra. Any vessel carrying more than 100 or more people will be barred …

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Where To Try Downhill Mountain Biking

Using full-suspension bikes designed to float over rocks and tree roots, “DH” bikers race down steep inclines peppered with obstacles. Where to try it: DH biking Bolivia’s so-called Death Road is one of the nation’s most popular backpacker activities. Somewhat safer is Whistler Mountain Bike Park in Canada, at which winter ski runs morph into summer …

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How and where to see the northern lights in 2021

Is seeing the northern lights something you want to cross off your bucket list in 2021? The ongoing pandemic has meant that a lot of our travel plans are on hold – but it’s also created the perfect time to start dreaming of a bucket-list trip. With a vaccine already being administered in numerous …

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Canada, Mexico and the US extend border restrictions

Border restrictions between the US, Canada and Mexico are being further extended until December 21 to curb the spread of COVID-19, officials have announced. Current restrictions on non-essential travel between the three countries was due to expire on November 21 but will now remain in place for another month. The US confirmed it had reached agreements with its …

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Winter Trip Idea: Canadian northern lights

It’s the middle of night, in the middle of nowhere. It’s so dark that you can hold your hand three inches from your face and not see it. The silence is so complete that the low thud of snow falling from a nearby tree makes you jump. Your eyelashes are close to frozen and it’s a …

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Stunning Beach: Cox Bay Beach, Tofino, Canada

You won’t have to look far to find the ideal cold weather beach on Tofino, a small westerly district on Vancouver Island. The stormy weather here genuinely attracts visitors – a favorite pastime in Tofino is storm watching. So which beach is best for the thunder-hungry visitor? Chesterman might be Tofino’s most …

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