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Happy 2022 from Best Place in Canada

Happy New Year from our team to you! We have a feeling many people will be saying goodbye to 2021 with a sign of relief. And contrary to what the mainstream news or politicians may be telling you, we can make 2022 as good as we decide it should be. Canadians and Canadian communities have the opportu…

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Merry Christmas from Best Place in Canada

To all our readers who celebrate Christmas, we wish you a very happy and joy-filled holiday season. Christmas is a time for family and friends, for giving and remembering those less fortunate than ourselves. As we continue to deal with the public health crises and subsequent social and economic cris…

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Swoop Airlines Offers Nine New Routes from Edmonton

Low cost airline Swoop has added nine new routes from Edmonton, the provincial capital of Alberta.

The new routes will connect Edmonton to: the national capital of Ottawa; Charlottetown, Halifax and Moncton in Atlantic Canada; Comox and Kelowna in British Columbia; and Regina and Saskatoon in Sas…

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BC Communities: We Are With You

In the face of unprecedented flooding in much of southwest BC and parts of Vancouver Island, we want to send our sincerest wishes for the safety of those affected by this disaster. For our readers unfamiliar with the situation, communities have been cut off from access due not only to the flooding a…

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Lest We Forget. Canada Honours Sacrifices of its Veterans

Today is Remembrance Day in Canada. This country's brave women and men have fought for freedom and human rights in wars and conflicts around the world.

Today we acknowledge their sacrifices and are reminded that freedom is not free - we must be vigilant to protect it. Whether that threat is on th…

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Calgary Chamber of Commerce Responds to Canada's COP26 Announcement

The Calgary Chamber of Commerce’s President and CEO, Deborah Yedlin, issued the following statement on the federal announcement at COP26 and province's emissions reduction investment:

Ms. Yedlin stated “Industry and government leaders agree climate change is one of the most pressing issues of o…

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Happy Canada Day!

Today, Canada celebrates its 153rd birthday. While 2020 has been a challenging year in Canada and around the world, I still feel blessed to live here. 

Canada remains one of the safest, friendliest and most tolerant countries in the world. Our rights and freedoms remain strong at a time when aut…

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Canada Practices Caremongering During Covid-19 Crisis

In the face of fear and uncertainty over the pandemic, Canadians are being...well...Canadian by doing what they can to take care of each other and society's most vulnerable people. Across the nation, people are "caremongering" instead of scaremongering, ensuring people who need help and support can …

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What Do You Think of Ottawa's Chateau Laurier Expansion Plan?

Ottawa, Canada's national capital, is as calm as it is beautiful...until someone tries to mess with the Chateau Laurier, one of its most iconic, historical buildings. The 660,000 square foot French Gothic building was built over three years starting in 1909. 

Situated downtown and adjacent to Ca…

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Canada Ranks Number 1 for Quality of Life in 2019

Canada once again finishes high on the global scale of best countries in the world.  This time, U.S. News and World Report teamed up with BAV Group and the Wharton School of Business to rank the top countries based on surveying 20,000 global citizens and business decision-makers about issues of…

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Happy Canada Day!

Today, Canada is officially 152 years old. Frequently found at  or near the top of lists for most democratic, safest, most educated, happiest and friendliest country, Canada is a great place to live and visit. 

From coast (Atlantic) to coast (Pacific) to coast (Arctic), Canada offers pristine w…

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Canada Wins Banknote of the Year with Viola Desmond $10 Bill

 

The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) announces that its voting membership has selected the Bank of Canada to receive its prestigious “Bank Note of the Year Award” for 2018.

 
With over 150 new banknotes released worldwide during 2018, only 10% were of sufficiently new design t…

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Diet For A New Canada: Health Trends Moving Away From Meat Consumption

In a land of sprawling cattle ranches and thousands of farms, Canadians know the importance agriculture plays in the economy. Increasingly, Canadians seem to be reassessing their dietary choices and recognizing the importance of a diet that stresses new types of proteins other than traditional m…

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Take A Hike On The Longest Recreational Trail In The World

Ever wonder what it would be like to walk or hike all of Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories?  Well now you can but make sure you take some time off work.  The Great Trail is 24,000 kilometres (over 14,900 miles) long and spans coast (Atlantic) to coast (Pacific) to coast (Arctic).  Twen…

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Cannabis Use is Now Legal in Canada

Today, Canada became the second country in the world to legalize the possession and use of recreational cannabis. Now, Canadians can order and pay for cannabis products online and have them shipped directly to their homes, or they can shop in privately-run or government-owned shops, depending on the…

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Indigenous Cuisine is Coming to a Restaurant Near You

Have you ever had Indigenous cuisine from Canada?  Check out this great article by Canadian Press journalist Alexsandra Sagan highlighting the growth in restaurants, eateries and food trucks featuring traditional and culturally-relevant food from Canada’s First Peoples (commonly referred to as “nat…

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Winnipeg Named One of Canada’s Best Investment Locations for 2018

When you think of business investment in Canada, it is hard not to immediately think of Toronto, Canada’s largest city and financial centre or large metropolitan areas like Vancouver, Montreal, Calgary or Ottawa.

According to U.S.-based Site Selection Magazine's 2018 Canada's Best Locations li…

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Affordable Real Estate in British Columbia? Think Lillooet.

Check out this article from Canada’s national broadcast company, CBC, regarding the real estate prices in southern British Columbia.  The article illustrates that affordable homes and land can still be found in this desirable area of Canada’s west coast province.

 Communities like Lillooet

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Okanagan B.C. Out of Reach? Live the Dream in Lillooet

Anyone who knows beautiful British Columbia knows about the Okanagan – an oasis of sun and fun in the southern part of Canada’s westernmost province.  The region is halfway between the Pacific coast and the Alberta border, extending northward from the Canada/United States border for about 200 k…

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Vancouver Wins National Award for Digital Strategy

The City of Vancouver is known for its laid-back lifestyle and commitment to sustainability.  This month, the west coast city in British Columbia was also recognized for its digital strategy at the 2018 IT World Canada Digital Transformation Conference and Awards Ceremony in Toronto.  Vancouver i…

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