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The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today published CSA Staff Notice 51-354 Report on Climate change-related Disclosure Project. The report summarizes the findings of the CSA's previously announced project to review the disclosure by reporting issuers of risks and financial impacts ...
A one-year review of information disclosed by SOEs (State-Owned Enterprises) on climate change risk and greenhouse gas emissions revealed huge differences in practices between companies and industries. The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA), a national organization representing ...
The bill, which Tabuns drafted with advice from Greenpeace Canada and the West Coast Environmental Law Association, takes the framework of tobacco industry liability legislation and applies it to climate change damage. It would impose strict liability on fossil fuel producers for “climate-related harms” ...
The report, Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada, is an extraordinary piece of work. Canada's federal auditor general, Michael Ferguson, worked with his counterparts in nearly every provincial government. (Quebec didn't participate. The province often declines to join big federal-provincial ...
Canada's auditors general say the federal government and provinces are behind their own targets to address the cause and effects of climate change. Photo: Manitoba government. Canada's federal and provincial governments are lagging far behind their targets to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...
Canada's auditors general have published a collaborative report on the country's response to climate change, which raises concerns about the success of the action taken by governments. The report is a result of collaborative action by auditors general from across Canada. The aim of the project was to ...
OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron, long billed as kindred political spirits, agreed Monday to a fresh, fortified attack on climate change -- hoping to keep a shared priority at the forefront of the global agenda despite Donald Trump's decision to quit the ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron, long billed as kindred political spirits, agreed Monday to a fresh, fortified attack on climate change — hoping to keep a shared priority at the forefront of the global agenda despite Donald Trump's decision to quit the battlefield.
Advertisment Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron have signed a new bilateral pact aimed at further combatting climate change. Canada's federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna was with Prime Minister Trudeau on Tuesday ...
Warmer winters and wetter summers not only allow new species to enter the northern ecosystem but also allow species to spread. In recent years more and more has been heard about invasive species. Asian carps, for example, have overflowed some rivers in the United States. Now they are ...
The negotiation of the energy chapter within the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) hinders the fight against climate change and jeopardizes the environment of the region and the climate of the planet, warned today experts from Canada, Mexico, and the United States. “Communities across ...
A new map, part of an online tool, the Climate Atlas of Canada, allows users to check out how climate change may impact their hometown — including Smiths Falls — during this century. The University of Winnipeg's Prairie Climate Centre launched its Climate Atlas of Canada earlier this month. The map ...
As the federal and Alberta governments race to rescue the Kinder Morgan pipeline project, the global financial community is sending new signals that Canada's investment in the fossil-fuel economy comes with increasing climate-change risks. The most recent warning came last week from HSBC ...
Blood-sucking horseflies, deer flies, mosquitoes, and ticks were an unavoidable part of my childhood in southern Canada. I still have a scar on my back from a hulking wood tick that managed to avoid detection for days before my mom pried it loose. But that wood tick, however gross, wasn't a disease ...
The effects of climate change can be complex and unpredictable. For one species of Arctic duck, the result is a tense standoff between population growth and decline. Eiders are a species best known for their light, fluffy down. Each spring the birds return to their coastal tundra colonies and build nests on ...
While spring ushers in the green leaves and warmer weather, for some people it means a months-long stretch of annoying symptoms. About 20 to 30 per cent of Canadians suffer from some kind of seasonal allergy. X. - A A +. Listen · Allergy season is growing longer in parts of Canada, and changing in ...
OTTAWA, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - At Environment and Climate Change Canada labs across the country, scientists and technologists are hard at work ...
In their ongoing quest to expand their bloated mandate into uncharted territory, waste your money, and poorly replicate services already perfected in ...
On May 10th, the BC NDP government released The BC Flood and Wildfire Report on the wildfires and floods of 2017. The Report concluded:.
Despite the federal Conservatives repeatedly asking the government how much their plans for carbon taxes will cost, the true cost is still a closely ...
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On April 5, 2018, the Canadian Securities Administrators ("CSA") published CSA Staff Notice 51-354 – Report on Climate Change-Related Disclosure ...
The deadline for Kinder Morgan to decide if the company is going to go forward with its Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project is May 31 - just two ...
A detailed study of how climate change will affect fish stocks in Canada and the United States concludes dozens of species are moving hundreds of ...
Research says climate change is driving hundreds of fish species north from their usual seas and some of the biggest effects will be along Canada's ...
CEO Mark Machin wants to examine the "energy transition" from traditional sources to alternatives and renewables. Barbara Shecter. Published on: ...
New Government of Canada fund to help reduce climate change impacts and better protect Canadians against natural disasters. Canada NewsWire.
/R E P E A T -- New Government of Canada fund to help reduce climate change impacts and better protect Canadians against natural disasters/.
Environment and Climate Change Canada's Canadian Hurricane Centre is ready for the 2018 hurricane season. Canada NewsWire. DARTMOUTH ...
For Germany it's coal. For Canada, it's oil and gas. Both are among the dozens of countries who will try to work out a global climate change "rulebook" ...
And it's embarrassing that anyone would publish that, but it's extra embarrassing, and troubling, that it would be said on the state broadcaster, to whom ...
Global warming is caused when, due to pollution, the greenhouse gases are trapped in the atmosphere, leading to more than the normal temperature ...
HALIFAX — Canada's big city mayors are gearing up for the 2019 federal election by honing a wish list topped with funding for affordable housing, ...
HAMILTON, ON, June 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Enforcing Canadian environmental and wildlife laws is one important way that Environment and Climate ...
Climate change was on federal NDP leader Jagmeet Singh's mind as he delivered his keynote address at the Federation of Canadian Municipalities ...
The MoU sets a foundation for strategic and technical cooperation, including joint public-awareness projects, the exchange of expertise, and the ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking to reassert Canada's claim to climate change leadership at the coming Group of Seven summit, just a week ...
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau walks to Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 4, 2018. Climate ...
OTTAWA — Doubt is percolating about Canada's ability to deliver on its two biggest environmental commitments at this week's G7, with no agreement ...
Canada's energy industry will pay $25 billion over the next 10 years to comply with federal and provincial climate-change regulations, says a new ...
BARILOCHE, Argentina – Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, the Hon. Jim Carr, and Juan Jose Aranguren, Argentina's Minister of Energy and ...
(L-R) China's Special Representative on Climate Change Xie Zhenhua, EU Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete, Canadian ...
Canada has an environmental message for Donald Trump: you can't stop the global campaign against climate change and you will hurt the U.S. by ...
ALDERGROVE, B.C. — Canadian Press reporters travelled to South Africa and India to investigate the growing epidemic of drug resistance, which ...
Canadian Press reporters travelled to South Africa and India to investigate the growing epidemic of drug resistance, which experts describe as the ...
Vanessa Carter, an MRSA survivor, is shown at her home in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 22, 2018. Carter uses social media to spread ...
Nova Scotia will soon be home to more coastal habitat and defenses against flooding and erosion as the result of a $1.8 million partnership between ...
Aerial view of Highway 5 in a segment of Wood Buffalo National Park in the Northwest Territories. Federal documents echo earlier concerns that ...
Wood Buffalo national park, the world's second-largest national park, was placed on Unesco's endangered list in 2017. Photograph: Alamy Stock ...
The OPSEU Pension Trust is setting out a climate change action plan, including eight areas of focus that aim to make the pension fund more resilient ...
An expert panel charged by Ottawa with creating indicators to measure how effectively Canadians are adapting to climate change tabled its final report ...
Gov. Jerry Brown's international cap-and-trade pact to tackle climate change is on the verge of imploding following the election earlier this month of a ...
The first-ever climate adaptation report released by the federal government a few weeks ago touted its inclusion of three prominent Indigenous ...
Canada's commitment to fighting climate change remains strong; in theory only. The reality seems to be that the government cannot agree on how to ...
Driving electric vehicles (EVs) is a relatively new experience for Canadians, but they are becoming more popular. EV sales in Canada grew 68 ...
Heavy rains and widespread flooding killed nearly 200 people in western Japan; meanwhile, an unprecedented heat wave in eastern Canada killed ...
The answer is to make the transition to a low-carbon world, one where we replace fossil fuels with other sources of energy, such as hydropower, ...
Glaciers in Canada are melting more rapidly in a shorter period of time, and researchers warned it's evidence of accelerated global warming.
Over 50 degrees Celsius in Africa, over 40 in Japan, about 37 in Siberia, almost 50 degrees Celsius in California, and over 35 in Canada, and the list ...
On last night's episode of The Ezra Levant Show, I discussed how the United States just recorded a stunning GDP growth rate of 4.1 per cent after ...
Canada has a lot of fresh water. Every year its rivers spill out about 7 percent of the world's renewable water supply into oceans. Image. A wildfire ...
ALBERTON, PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND, Aug. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Under the federal Migratory Birds Regulations, it is prohibited for any person to chase ...
Environment Minister Catherine McKenna announced the launch of the Climate Action Fund on Wednesday, a $3 million fund to support projects that ...
Canada and the U.K. are among six countries preparing the first carbon trades under the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, part of an ...
The last five summers at Skelhp, on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast, have been progressively drier. We've had one significant wildfire nearby, in Sechelt Inlet, ...
Ottawa has posted a tender asking engineering firms to assess how climate change and extreme weather will affect some of Atlantic Canada's major ...
Alberta dropped out of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's climate change plan Thursday after a federal court halted construction on the much-contested ...
“Suicide is painless” was the theme song to one of the country's best-loved films and TV shows, M*A*S*H*. But suicide is widely considered to be ...
CALGARY -- New research suggests Canadian oil is among the world's most carbon-heavy, but Canada's industry also has rules that could make a ...
Friday, September 7, 2018, 1:40 PM - In a country where temperatures easily range between -30 and +30 degrees Celsius, climate change is creating ...
The British Columbia Investment Management Corp. has published its investment plan for tackling climate change. Motivated by its clients' interest in ...
It is now a race against time to discover and try to save historic sites that are being endangered by climate change. Can archaeologists preserve ...
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadian families and communities are seeing the costs of climate change first hand, from droughts and ...
Only a handful of Order of Canada recipients from British Columbia chose not to participate in a letter signed by 42 of their peers over the Trans ...
Just one Canadian pension fund ranked in the top 20 global funds based on their responses to the recommendations of the task force on ...
Signs of climate change are everywhere, with what were once extreme weather events becoming increasingly commonplace. Inside Story 14 Sep ...
NDO/VNA – Vietnam is one of the nine countries invited by Canada to attend the G7 Ministerial Meeting on Working Together on Climate Change, ...
TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) today announced a funding agreement of $1.45 ...
One of Canada's largest pension fund managers says trillions of dollars should be shifted into investments that will counter global warming, in part ...
CNS Canada — A new United Nations report suggests just how climate change will reshape agriculture by 2050 — and that Canada's production ...
Canada's environment minister opened a meeting of her G7 counterparts with a call for action on climate change, even as prominent environmentalist ...
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez and his Canadian counterpart and host, Justin Trudeau, on Sunday in Montreal sealed a progressive alliance ...
By Tim Radford. Oceanographers have identified an act of slow suffocation, as oxygen loss grows near one of the world's richest fishing grounds, and ...
OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Environment and Climate Change Canada issued the following updated statement on the tornados that hit ...
TORONTO, Sept. 27, 2018 – CPA Canada is continuing to raise its profile on sustainability issues with the signing of $1.45 million climate change ...
With Manitoba's reversal this week of its plan to impose a carbon tax, it's clear the federal government's overall climate plan is in jeopardy. But that's ...
OTTAWA—The world is going to blow past its most stringent climate goal in less than a quarter century unless the political will erupts to act faster and ...
OTTAWA — Canada would have to cut its emissions almost in half over the next 12 years to meet the stiffer targets dozens of international climate ...
OTTAWA — Climate change by the numbers: 1 C: Increase in average global ground temperature in 2016, compared to the mid 19th century.
The report fired up activists even as critics dismissed the deadline as another arbitrary "climate tipping point", as Climate Depot's Marc Morano put it.
Abel tells Metro that incidents of sabotage and threats of violence have seemingly increased as more and more fishermen from both sides jockey for ...
With municipal elections just around the corner, it's clear that environmental stewardship is top of mind for a number of candidates running for ...
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When we contemplate the whole globe as one great dewdrop, striped and dotted with continents and islands, flying through space with other stars all ...
Climate change is a major stressor in contemporary life. There is not a single day that we don't read about the hazards of climate change, learn about ...
Three things are conspicuously weak in Canada's strategy to combat climate change: We have insufficient resolve to reduce the supply and ...
Last week's special report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has focused world attention on the accelerating threat of ...
If cities immersed under water, melting polar ice caps and general irreparable global destruction aren't reason enough to combat climate change, ...
Canada Ends Tariff On U.S.-Made Aluminum Cans. In response to a shortage of aluminum cans, the Canadian government has lifted a 10 percent ...
OTTAWA — A recent UN climate change report has given humanity 12 years to get its act together to curb rising temperatures to avoid unprecedented ...
WINNIPEG -- New online maps let viewers zero in on how climate change will affect their part of Canada's boreal forest. "It's designed to give ...
In a wooden qamutiik, eight-year-old Dane Shiwak cradles his father's shotgun. Ahead, Martin Shiwak pulls his son across frozen sea ice while on a ...
ETOBICOKE, ON, Oct. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Canadians are seeing the costs of climate change first hand, from wildfires in the west to floods in the east, ...
Oct. 23, 2018 - The Prairie Climate Centre at the University of Winnipeg has launched a new section of their groundbreaking Climate Atlas of Canada ...
The International Centre for Pension Management has released a guide for integrating climate change considerations into investment processes.
New online maps let Canadians get a glimpse at how climate change will affect their part of the country's boreal forest. Emily Mertz has the details.
Climate change is here, experts say, and Canada can expect to suffer the consequences. The effects of a warming planet are going to be felt from ...
The effects of a warming planet are going to be felt from coast to coast to coast. And, if we stick to a “business-as-usual” scenario — no change to our ...
OTTAWA — A Liberal MP called climate change an "existential challenge" in question period Friday after the government was pressed by the NDP to ...
When we were concerned with Syrian immigrants coming to the U.S. early last year, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated that his country ...
Justin Trudeau is out selling the idea of a carbon tax rebate as a way to meet Canada's emission targets under the Paris Agreement. Trudeau ...
China, Russia and Canada's current climate policies would drive the world above a catastrophic 5C of warming by the end of the century, according to ...
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Ranking of countries' goals shows even EU on course for more than double safe level of warming. Newsfeed. 20:00. No precipitation expected in ...
Demonstrators on Westminster Bridge in London, Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, for a protest group called 'Extinction Rebellion' to raise awareness of the ...
Orillia Naturalists' Club learns about 'romantic' courtship of Jays; Club welcomes volunteers to Christmas bird count next month. 0. about 12 hours ago ...
OTTAWA, Nov. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Investing in innovative municipal infrastructure projects contributes to a clean growth economy and strengthens the ...
As climate change restructures the Canadian Arctic year by year, institutional investors should be paying attention to this all but undeveloped economy ...
(CBS) - Nestled in the Quebec countryside is a farm so picturesque that it looks like a living postcard. Horses graze in the pasture as their owner and ...
November 26, 2018. Nairobi, Kenya. Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The impact that climate change has on the health and sustainability of our water ...
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MONTREAL — A group of young Quebecers is going to court claiming their fundamental rights have been violated as a result of federal government ...
This story was originally published by National Observer and appears here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A network of young people in ...
TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government will release its plan to address climate change on Thursday. The government, which ...
Canadians are increasingly showing symptoms of anxiety, “ecological grief” and even post-traumatic stress related to the effects of climate change, ...
A new report from one of the world's most prestigious medical journals says Canada's failure to cut greenhouse-gas emissions isn't just killing the ...
TORONTO — Ontario's Progressive Conservative government is set to unveil its climate change plan today, months after it cancelled the province's ...
One of the issues that will be debated in the next federal election campaign in Canada will be the pros and cons of carbon pricing, to the satisfaction of ...
Canada's current climate policies are "very insufficient" and would help increase global temperatures by a catastrophic 5 C by the end of the century, ...
November 29, 2018 – The Ontario government has released a climate-change plan that it says will lower greenhouse gas emissions and reduce ...
Ontario unveiled its climate-change plan on Thursday, laying out an environmental blueprint to replace the cap-and-trade system brought in by the ...
KOSTOLAC, Serbia — China has been seen as the world leader in the battle to cut carbon emissions and prevent a global environmental catastrophe, ...
Kootenay skiers and snowboarders could be stripping off the layers a little earlier this season as Environment and Climate Change Canada warns of a ...
A study suggests most Canadian cities have yet to assess the threat posed by climate change despite being the most exposed to any weather ...
Against an international backdrop of political shifts, regulatory changes, emboldened activism and the United Nations' landmark report on climate ...
Introduction. Climate change litigation is gaining momentum in Canada as in other jurisdictions around the world. The few Canadian cases so far have ...
KATOWICE, Poland — The United Nations says curbing climate change will have huge benefits for people's health worldwide. The World Health ...
VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government has released its plan to dramatically cut pollution as it builds a low-carbon economy. Here are ...
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Scientists at Simon Fraser University argue that climate change is destabilizing volcanoes around the world, and they're using a British Columbia ...
In Canada, an environmental group is launching a class-action lawsuit against the government on behalf of the nearly 3.5 million Quebecers under the ...
What, exactly, is a Canadian climate change policy supposed to do? Is it something practical, designed to better the lives of the people of Canada ...
Canada and the United Kingdom are hosting a “coal-free day” at the United Nations climate talks in Katowice, Poland, a city built on coal mining.
WASHINGTON — Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to ...
I don't know about you, but I'm awfully tired of being shamed for living in Western Canada. Attacks on our collective self-esteem come not only from ...
Owning a home comes with a startling number of responsibilities. Though many of them are related to renovation (more than four out of five ...
In advance of the climate change conference in Katowice, Poland this month, 415 global institutional investors signed a statement reiterating their ...
When one-time Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee quipped in 2015 that “a beheading is a far greater threat to an American than a ...
December 12th, 2018 by Joshua S Hill. Denmark, the United Kingdom, and Canada lead the world when it comes to implementing measures to ...
OTTAWA — The Canadian government is under intense pressure to fill a leadership void as countries try to hammer out how they will hold themselves ...
His canvases are painted from first-hand observation by a brush wielded in the outdoors and glow with the colours of the Canadian wilderness.
SASKATOON — An non-profit group is calling on the Saskatchewan government to do more to reduce emissions that cause climate change, including ...
Tourism
Edmund Bartlett yesterday said that Jamaica's tourism numbers for the first quarter of 2018 have hit new records. ... “a dynamic and multifaceted stakeholder engagement campaign” cutting across Jamaica's main markets — the USA, Canada, and Europe — by the tourism team and its “first-rate” partners ...
Indonesia eyes Asia Dive Expo to boost national tourism ... "Asia Dive Expo (ADEX) is an excellent and qualified annual diving event to expand our diving tourism. ... We have the world's second longest coastline after Canada, possessing two third of the world's finest coral reefs," the minister said.
Tourism Nova Scotia and its partners in the tourism industry can certainly take a bow for their marketing efforts. They were also helped out by the fact Canada was celebrating its 150th Anniversary, the Tall Ships visit and economic conditions like the lowered price of gas and the exchange rate on our ...
Tourists are bound to feel a little resentful that they paid thousands of dollars to spend a week kicking plastic pop bottles through our city streets. Even people who come from much dirtier countries will be disappointed because the world has high expectations when it comes to Canada. We're supposed ...
There are 6 spaceports in America alone and others all over the world. Spaceport America situated in New Mexico is the first commercial spaceport in the world. Bigelow Aerospace, an aerospace engineering company based in Nevada, approached the government of Canada about erecting a facility in ...
Businesses need to be able to rely on adequate resources to create and commercialize innovative products. In 2017, the Government of Canada adopted an ambitious plan to support innovative Canadian businesses. As a true economic driver, innovation is the key to Canada's success because it ...
Like the Canadian representatives who turned down the ivory ban in fear of hurting Inuit communities, some are concerned about the dollar drain that will ensue if the world divests in ivory. In areas where elephants bring in tourists, stopping poaching would be economically beneficial. According to ...
SANDUSKY - The “Lake Erie Love” is not slowing down as word of all that this region has to offer tourists continues to spread across the country and span the globe. In 2017, tourism in Erie and Ottawa counties generated $1.9 billion in annual sales, which supported 13,831 jobs and $233 million in tax ...
MacLaren was the headliner for the annual meeting this week of Lake Erie Shores and Islands, the tourism and convention bureau for both Erie and Ottawa counties, hosted at Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center. MacLaren showed the attendees the new TV spot which began airing in several ...
“We're like the smallest fish in the lake, with a 1,000- square-foot store in downtown Port Clinton, so it's really cool to be recognized.” With an average of about one in every six jobs in Ottawa County being tourism-related, Weinhardt said it is the work of all those individuals that allows the industry to thrive ...
This isn't the first time there's been wishful thinking about tourist-related projects. We also remember the rumours a few years back that Canada Wonderland officials were considering relocating to the north shore of Lake Erie south of Chatham to expand its theme park. Nothing ever came of that, just as ...
No wonder the Tourism Industry of Canada states, “Tourism means business in Canada. With $90 billion in total economic activity and 1.7 million jobs related to the sector, tourism is one of the few truly national industries that generate business in every region, province, territory, town and community.”.
The video gaming and animation industry is a booming sector in Canada, and Minister Joly took advantage of her visit to Seoul, considered a mega-hub for the sector, to meet with Korean entrepreneurs working in the video game industry, valued at $3.1 billion in 2015. She participated in meetings with ...
"We saw significant growth in visitor spending from our major markets of the U.S. mainland, Japan and Canada, along with a strong resurgence from the other international markets where we promote travel to the Hawaiian Islands on a continuing basis," HTA CEO and President George D. Szigeti said in ...
Myers said many regions across Canada do this to help bring in business, and he called it a no-lose move. Some parts of New Brunswick have their own hotel level, but it is not legislated across the province. The Saint John Hotel Association, Miramichi River Tourism Association, Events Bathurst, ...
SANDUSKY - The “Lake Erie Love” is not slowing down as word of all that this region has to offer tourists continues to spread across the country and span the globe. In 2017, tourism in Erie and Ottawa counties generated $1.9 billion in annual sales, which supported 13,831 jobs and $233 million in tax ...
Adventure Canada is thrilled to unveil its 2019/2020 Expeditions brochure, boasting two seasons of brand new adventures and remarkable signature journeys. Along with the release of far-flung destinations, Adventure Canada is offering an exclusive early-bird promotion: for a limited time, intrepid ...
Lake Bunyonyi, a short drive from Kabale, is a gem that seems to be hidden from many Africans who travel for pleasure. I am a regular in the area and have seen very many European tourists enjoy the lake and its neighbourhood. Yet I rarely spot an African traveller. We are inviting people in the tourism ...
In 2017, the Canadian tourism industry made waves with its Canada 150 campaign. Touting 150 years of Canadian culture and tradition, the industry reaped the benefits by attracting millions of visitors from around the globe. As the statistics have poured in, it has become clear that the future of Canadian ...
Florida's tourism arm is touting marketing efforts that attracted an increase in travelers from America's northern neighbor, less than a year after admitting the state had taken its Canadian visitors for granted. Visit Florida announced Monday that its expanded attention on Canada played a role in the nearly ...
Several years ago the term “cannabis tourism” was not even a thing, but today entrepreneurs and businessmen talk about the latest fad in the world of travel. Cannabis tourism has been getting more and more popular in 2018, and it's not like destinations with highly available marijuana weren't already ...
Around 150 guests including Canadian travel companies, travel media, guests from the business community later attended an evening reception which featured a live music performance by famous Thai saxophonist, Mr. Koh Saxman, a demonstration of fruit and vegetable carving, and making of artificial ...
AC Hotels by Marriott® debuted in Canada today, with the opening of AC Hotel Montréal Centre-Ville, offering unmistakable urban spirit and blending contemporary design with cosmopolitan sophistication. The AC Hotel Montréal Centre-Ville adds to the brand's growing global portfolio of more than 120 ...
TORONTO, April 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Centennial College's School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts is leading a unique travel and learning experience to China to help mark 2018 as the Canada-China Year of Tourism. The trip will give 12 selected Centennial students first-hand exposure to China's ...
The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre (SLCC) has begun work on an outdoor classroom and interpretive trail that will be located behind the museum. "It's going to allow us to welcome the world on a new level," said Brady Smith, executive director of the SLCC. "The outdoor storytelling will ensure that ...
It's probably no surprise, but Canada 150 brought the greatest number of tourists to Ottawa on record — more than 11 million of them. That's an increase of 8.8 per cent over the previous year. The visitors left more than $2.3 billion behind them when they went home, an increase of about 10 per cent.
Minister Chagger meets with officials from Great Lakes–St. Lawrence Region in Montréal. MONTRÉAL, May 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada trades with many ...
Expectations for another banner tourist season include the usual influx of cruise ships to Ogden Point. “There's a couple of exciting things happening ...
Autograph Collection Hotels today announced its fourth location in Canada with the opening of The Kananaskis Mountain Lodge at the foothills of the ...
CALGARY, May 11, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada recognizes that investing in high-quality sports and recreation infrastructure is key to ...
Unveils report on year-one progress toward goals and action items in Canada's Tourism Vision. HALIFAX, May 14, 2018 /CNW/ - In 2017, Canada had ...
As part of the yearlong focus on tourism between China and Canada, Alberta's tourism board recently announced their strategic plans for targeting the ...
Business consultant and chair of the National Ski Areas Association Economic Analysis Committee (NSAAC) Thomas Lithgow has broken down the ...
Can equity and fairness in our health-care system only be achieved by continuing to make any privatization illegal? Across Canada, operating room ...
Travel agents and Canadians in the travel and tourism business know they play a huge role in Canada's economy. Maybe the federal government is ...
Dublin's lord mayor, Mícheál MacDonncha, is in Canada this week helping to promote tourism to Ireland. His programme includes meetings with the ...
UAE citizens travelling to Canada will be eligible for visa on arrival starting in June, a report said. The announcement came during a meeting between ...
CHARLOTTETOWN, June 1, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island recognize that strategic investments in public ...
TORONTO — The Saint Lucia Tourism Authority has named Jeanette Faria as Director of Marketing, Canada. As President of JF Marketing, Faria will ...
Hyatt today announced plans to expand the Hyatt Place and Hyatt House brand footprint in Canada with the signing of management and franchise ...
Canada has become the first international destination to launch a campaign focused on Mexico's LGBTQ travelers. Destination Canada, the agency ...
PLESSISVILLE, QC, June 12, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that tourism infrastructure plays a key role in ...
GRAND FORKS—Only a couple hours south of Winnipeg, Grand Forks prides itself a prime destination for Canadian tourists. In 2017, the Greater ...
Chinese demand for Canadian holidays is helping to fuel a tourism renaissance in this country after a lengthy lull that began following the attacks of ...
NEW YORK — Abu Dhabi has set its sights on the Canadian market, launching its first-ever dedicated visit to Canada. The Department of Culture and ...
OTTAWA, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Today on World Refugee Day, the Hotel Association of Canada (HAC), together with Tourism HR Canada, ...
As a Canadian, I am shocked that the North Dakota Tourism Division's Explore North Dakota ad campaign includes a map of a scenic route that does ...
The Memphis Convention & Visitors Bureau has rebranded as Memphis Tourism and launched a refreshed music-inspired logo and tagline.
For the first time since the last recession, Canadians spent less money on tourism at home for a second consecutive quarter, but a travel expert ...
Memory Lane Heritage Village to be first museum in Nova Scotia with universal and Tesla electric vehicle charging stations. Lake Charlotte, NS – In ...
While a trade war brews with the United States, Canada is reaching out to the People's Republic of China to sell tourism as a way of bringing the two ...
Flying nannies on the plane. The world's most luxurious hotel. Awesome new museums, waterparks and mountain biking in the desert. Tourism ...
The frequency by which birth tourism may be occurring in B.C. and across Canada is significantly underreported, however health officials in this ...
Repairs to the last of Canada's Second World War corvettes will be extended into next year after crews uncovered more hull deterioration on the ...
A father has been mauled to death by a polar bear in Canada while protecting his children. The incident has raised questions around the promotion of ...
VANCOUVER, July 6, 2018 /CNW/ - Destination Canada has concluded a trade mission lead by the Government of Canada to strengthen ...
Destination Canada has just finished a trade mission to China to strengthen relationships between the two countries during the 2018 Canada-China ...
Tourism boosters in Ottawa are trying to see the glass as half full now with news that Parliament Hill will be empty for Canada Day festivities starting in ...
Though higher gas prices will impact the U.S. drive market to Canada this year, overnight visits by Americans are forecasted to rise 3.4 percent this ...
Ottawa-Gatineau likely won't see as many new tourists as the rest of the country this year, but a new report from the Conference Board of Canada says ...
Thanks to a partnership between Tourism Whistler and the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW), connecting to the internet will no longer be a ...
The trade war and tough talk between the United States and Canada don't appear to be dampening Maine's tourism business, according to reports ...
TORONTO, July 16, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is delighted to promote the Canada-China Year of Tourism (CCYT) by displaying ...
VIA Rail Canada (VIA Rail) is delighted to promote the Canada-China Year of Tourism (CCYT) by displaying the CCYT logo on some of its trains until ...
Guests at the July 19 Whistler Chamber Power Lunch were treated to a master class on a growing sector of tourism-Indigenous tourism. Keith Henry ...
Ottawa is still reaping some benefits from Canada 150 celebrations and tourism marketing in 2017, according to Ottawa Tourism. "Tourism has been ...
Fostering Indigenous tourism can give Whistler a "competitive advantage" when it comes to international tourism, a leader in the field told a packed ...
Canadian government has expanded its air transport agreements with two of the Middle East and North Africa region's key aviation markets - UAE and ...
Etihad Airways has announced plans to increase its flights from Abu Dhabi to Canada's largest city, Toronto, from three to five weekly services, starting ...
Guyana Tourism Authority, the official Tourism Board of “Destination Guyana”, has taken a step to reach out to potential visitors from the United States ...
The ongoing bilateral tourism year is poised to boost travel between China and North America's northernmost nation. Viewing Niagara Falls from a ...
Guyana is coming to Canada, and they want your business. The Guyana Tourism Authority, the official tourism board of Destination Guyana, has ...
Watching animals in their natural habitat may seem harmless, but it can have serious consequences for the conservation status of wildlife. More than ...
Tourism Pemberton is working to arrange a more secure source of funding or the future. Representatives of the organization met with Village of ...
When he arrived in Alberta two decades ago, Scott Hergott knew he'd landed the dream apprenticeship. “I had the opportunity to learn from the best,” ...
National carrier Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia) will be suspending flights to Canada amid an escalating diplomatic row between the two countries, ...
BOUCHETTE, QC, Aug. 8, 2018 /CNW Telbec/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that tourism infrastructure plays a key role in ...
Sandra Moffatt, Tourism Ireland Sandra Moffatt is the new Tourism Ireland Trade Promotions and Digital Marketing Executive in Canada. Dublin native ...
SAINTE-ROSE-DU-NORD, QC, Aug. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - The governments of Canada and Quebec recognize that tourism infrastructure plays a key role ...
TORONTO -- Longtime marijuana advocate Neev Tapiero is ready for the cannabis-driven tourists to come, and he's not waiting for legalization to roll ...
The ski town of Whistler, B.C., has notably banned retail from its picturesque, chalet-dotted community. The Canadian Press. Updated: August 14 ...
Longtime marijuana advocate Neev Tapiero is ready for the cannabis-driven tourists to come, and he's not waiting for legalization to roll out the ...
The governments of Canada and Quebec will each invest close to $134,000 for the installation of wastewater treatment equipment for washrooms of ...
Canada could eventually generate as much as $2 billion in annual tourism revenue related to the cannabis industry once the drug is legalized for ...
As only the second country and the first major economy to legalize recreational marijuana, Canada is set to benefit from a burgeoning industry.
The legalization of cannabis is creating opportunities for a variety of businesses, whether it be real estate, food, and most certainly, tourism.
Canada could generate $2 billion per year in tourism revenue once cannabis will be legalized for recreational use in October. According to BNN ...
Hawai'i Tourism Canada and the greater Hawai'i Tourism Authority's primary concern is public safety – for both residents and the many travellers that ...
Conservatives voted Saturday at the party's convention in Halifax to end a birthright citizenship policy that gives citizenship to babies born in Canada ...
Canada's opposition Conservative Party has voted at its convention to end citizenship by birthplace if neither of the child's parents holds Canadian ...
Conservative Oppositon Leader Andrew Scheer is supporting a motion from last weekend's party policy convention to end “birth tourism.” As Global ...
The Conservative Party is calling for an end of birthright citizenship. So what is so-called birth tourism and why is it so controversial in Canada?
The Conservative Party is calling for an end of birthright citizenship, meaning if you are born in Canada that does not automatically make you a ...
The Conservative party is hoping to end birth right citizenship. That's when Canadian citizenship is granted to anyone who is born in our country, even ...
Air Canada is expanding its offering to Dubai with the addition of a fourth, weekly non-stop flight from Toronto to its regular three-times weekly, ...
U.S. residents continue to love Canada when it comes to tourist visits. In June, Americans made 2.1 million trips to this country, up 3.5 per cent from ...
Ottawa (VNA) – Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism Nguyen Ngoc Thien has met with Canadian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Ian Shugart to ...
The simmering furore over birth tourism in the Vancouver region is heated by the assumption that the Chinese women flocking to deliver their little ...
While 43.7 million people visited Toronto last year, the marketing organization wants to take tourism a step further using Google's media insights.
Ottawa (VNA) – A Vietnam tourism promotion programme was held in Toronto on September 17 night, wrapping up the Vietnamese Culture Week in ...
When most people think of wildlife travel, they think of African safaris - but a new study puts the US at the top of the wildlife travel list, meaning that ...
(MENAFN Editorial) (ACN) – Servicios Médicos Cubanos S.A. and the Canadian tour operator COGIR, signed on Wednesday in this capital an ...
September 20, 2018. Share4 · Tweet · Pin · +1 · Share. (ACN) – Servicios Médicos Cubanos S.A. and the Canadian tour operator COGIR, signed on ...
HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) — The Comercializadora de Servicios Médicos Cubanos (CSMC) SA and the Canadian tour operator COGIR, on Wednesday ...
By Seyit Aydogan. TORONTO, Canada. Weekly Canadian travel periodical Travelweek took Turkey to its front page marking the country as a “breakout ...
A Doengal tourism operator is taking part a three-city sales blitz to Canada this week, meeting with group tour planners and travel agents in the cities ...
Global reservations to Turkey increase 214 percent compared to 2017, says tour group's director. Canada travel weekly predicts tourism surge in ...
A clean Victoria harbor is an area enjoyed by residents and tourists for generations. It is also essential for the survival of local marine wildlife, as it is an ...
Adventure Canada's globe-trotting guests have learned the only way to truly experience an island nation is to circumnavigate it by small ship cruise.
Statistics Canada releases national tourism indicators for second quarter 2018. OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Tourism is a vital industry in ...
OTTAWA, Sept. 27, 2018 – Tourism is a vital industry in communities across Canada. The tourism economy means prosperity and good middle-class ...
Canadians on social media recently clued in to a curious blog from Nigeria that encourages the practice of birth tourism. “Top Tips for Having Your ...
Tourism Ireland, together with a delegation of 13 companies from Ireland and Canada, undertook a three city sales tour of Canada in mid September, ...
Havana, Oct 2 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero is visiting on Tuesday Canada, the main tourist market to this country, with ...
A parade of flags, rousing and magnificent musical performances and insightful, passionate speeches. The 2018 SOTIC event, the Caribbean Tourism ...
Ottawa, Oct 3 (Prensa Latina) Cuban Tourism Minister Manuel Marrero met in Ottawa with his Canadian peer, Melanie Joly, with whom he discussed ...
Ottawa, Oct 3. -Cuban Minister of Tourism Manuel Marrero met in Ottawa with his Canadian peer, Melanie Joly, with whom he discussed challenges, ...
Vietnam and Hong Kong are where travelers should get their first Asia experiences, says Mapped, a Canadian travel news site. The site, on digital ...
You can smell it on the breeze. Something funky, fresh and earthy. After years on the margins, its true believers are going public, and if you listen in ...
Tourism in the first six months of this year directly accounted for more than $18 billion of Canada's GDP. Facebook Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Share.
Canada officially legalized recreational marijuana on Tuesday and TravelPulse chatted with some travel experts to see what kind of impact the ...
Stephen Colbert has a great new ad to pitch Destination Canada. Global's “The Late Show” ran a mock tourism ad promoting the federal legalization ...
Cannabis is officially legal in Canada and American late-night host Stephen Colbert created a special tourism advertisement to celebrate legalization ...
Ottawa (VNA) – Vietnam and Canada enjoy a large room for their tourism and travel companies to cooperate, with the 250,000-strong Vietnamese ...
Air Canada announced today it will enhance services to North Carolina beginning next spring, including with the launch of a new, non-stop daily flight ...
By K. Vijaya Kumar, Former Jt. Director of Information & Publicity. VANCOUVER — A bustling west coast seaport in British Columbia is among ...
Michael Eymer, the founder of Colorado-based tourism company Cannabis Tours, was eagerly eyeing expansion plans to Canada as soon as he ...
29 de octubre de 2018, 15:50Havana, Oct 29 (Prensa Latina)The Cuban Ministry of Tourism (MINTUR) announced on Monday an increased ...
The #TorontoStopover campaign is now in its second year, and is now targeting travelers based on interests and habits. By Catherine Phillips. 25 mins ...
Experiential tourism pioneer from Georgetown recognized at the recent TIAPEI Awards Gala. November 7, 2018 Charlottetown, PE Parks Canada ...
The 2020 Canada & New England cruise season offered by Princess Cruises showcases the fall foliage to iconic destinations along the east coast ...
Radisson Hotel Group today revealed the owners of Radisson Admiral Hotel Toronto-Harbourfront have announced their intent to convert the hotel ...
The federal government has tapped banker and former New Brunswick premier Frank McKenna to lead a blue-chip panel that will help develop a new ...
By Lynn Desjardins | english@rcinet.ca. Monday 12 November, 2018 , 0 Comments ↓ · Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest WeChat Email Print ...
The Minister of Tourism has created the Advisory Council on Jobs and the Visitor Economy. Melanie Joly says the group of business owners and ...
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie today announced funding through the Churchill Region ...
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in Churchill announcing the good news that rail service to the Hudson Bay community would ...
BOSTON — Rhode Island's top tourism official has been named the new head of the Greater Boston Convention & Visitors Bureau. The organization's ...
Canadian Airports Council (CAC) announced its support of the Advisory Council on Jobs and the Visitor Economy to assist Minister of Tourism and ...
When it comes to hot tourism spots in Canada, few would put suburbs like Richmond, British Columbia or Scarborough, Ontario up there with the CN ...
A new study shows that the number of births in Canada by nonresidents, known as “birth tourism,” is much higher than previously reported by Statistics ...
OTTAWA — With new research showing that more babies are born in Canada to foreign residents than Statistics Canada realized, the federal ...
Fawn Gottschalk might not pine for the old days, but she's willing to stand in knee-deep chilly water and part the red sea while being punished by a ...
Chinese artists perform on stage during the musical drama "Panda Twins" at Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 24, 2018.
Chinese artists perform on stage during the musical drama “Panda Twins” at Centre for Performing Arts in Vancouver, Canada, Nov. 24, 2018.
Well, here's something curious. Last week the Liberal government announced it has commissioned research on “birth tourism” — that is, the practice of ...
Travelers want to experience the stories and traditions of indigenous communities, but these communities also need more economic support to ...
The Tourism Industry Association of Canada (TIAC) launched its annual conference on 27 November, and there was much frank discussion of the ...
TUSKET - Lucien LeBlanc and brother Simon LeBlanc were some of the first entrepreneurs to help reinvigorate the tourism industry in Yarmouth ...
St. Regis Hotels and Resorts has announced the highly anticipated opening of The St. Regis Toronto, marking the iconic luxury brand's debut in ...
The numbers are in, making it official: Whistler posted yet another record-breaking summer in 2018. Covering May 1 to Oct. 31, Tourism Whistler (TW) ...
Canada legalized the recreational use of cannabis last month, but laws governing the promotion and consumption of the drug remain murky.
VOLCANO, Hawaii — Tourism in Volcano town on the Big Island has been picking up slowly since Hawaii Volcanoes National Park reopened in ...
SAN DIEGO — Tour operators and medical and dental offices in the Mexican border city of Tijuana are reporting a slowdown in business since a ...
RICHMOND, BC, Dec. 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Alaina Lockhart, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie, ...
Tourism Vancouver announced December 3 that it has signed an agreement with Airbnb to help promote Vancouver as a tourism destination.
Canadian interest in Switzerland is booming, making it an excellent destination for Canadian agents to focus on for the coming year. Switzerland ...
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For Jaslyn Drage Ozimok, being crowned Miss Canada Tourism is an “incredible honour.” The 17-year-old Stoney Creek native and Cardinal ...
MOJAVE, Calif. — Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is gearing up to finally send its tourism rocket ship to the edge of space. If successful, it would be ...
MOJAVE, Calif. — The Latest on a test flight of Virgin Atlantic's space tourism rocket ship (all times local):. 8 a.m.. Virgin Galactic says its tourism ...
OTTAWA — Canadian diplomats have been granted consular access to one of two Canadians detained in China. A statement from Global Affairs ...
OTTAWA — Tourism Minister Melanie Joly won't go to China to mark the end of a special year of tourism exchanges, while the two countries argue ...
By Levon Sevunts, Radio Canada International | english@rcinet.ca. Friday 14 December, 2018 , 0 Comments ↓ · Facebook Twitter Google+ Pinterest ...