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Saskatchewan Celebrates The Royal Canadian Mounties

Saskatchewan’s capital city of Regina has lots of cultural offerings, and the RCMP Heritage Center honoring the Mounties is one of the best for families.For over 100 years, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police have kept crime to a minimum across Canada, policing over 200 communities. In 2007, they were honored by the nation with the

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Pet-Friendly Ski And Snowsports Resorts

10 dog-loving resorts so when you want to hit the slopes, all those pets who enjoy winter weather will be able to join you in the fun. We all love our pets, and sometimes it is difficult to leave them behind when we travel. If your family loves your dog and you all love to ski or snowboard, now you don’t have to feel bad about leaving your furry friend behind.  Whether your...

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Canada’s Maritime Learning Experience Is Back On Track

For families who treasure the journey as much as the destination, VIA Rail Canada (888/842-7245) is returning the popular Maritime Learning Experience to its Montreal-Halifax line. From now through October 11, VIA will again combine onboard educational entertainment with comforts and views that are exclusive to train...

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Family Attractions On Vancouver Island, BC

From outdoor adventures to afternoon tea, Vancouver Island is a great Pacific Northwestern getaway for the active and cultured family. Vancouver Island, located in southwestern British Columbia, just north of Washington State’s Olympic Peninsula, is the largest island off the west coast of North America. It also boasts one of the world’s most...

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Spas For New And Expecting Mothers

Day spas and resorts are cuddling about-to-be moms, new moms, new babies and --sometimes -- new dads, with celebratory packages.A number of spas offer treatments made especially for expecting mothers, and some spa resorts have designed packages for new and expecting moms that consider the well-being of both mother and child. During pregnancy, baby-safe spa treatments can help circulation, improve...

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New Brunswick Attractions

With ocean bordering three sides, this Canadian province of New Brunswick is filled with maritime fun and adventures ranging from whale-watching to leaving footprints on the ocean floor.First settled by the French in the early 1600s, today New Brunswick is Canada’s only official bilingual province. The largest of Canada’s three Maritime Provinces (the others being...

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Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Quebec City, Canada

Family Travel Forum's restaurant picks for the entire family in Quebec City, Canada. Family Travel Forum's restaurant picks for the entire family in Quebec City, Canada. Whether the kids are Francophiles or not, there's lots of great eating to suit almost any taste in Quebec City. While not the culinary center that Montreal is, Quebec City has many small bistros and fine restaurants...

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Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Montréal is a city of 4,000 restaurants (also known as 'restos' for short) serving the cuisine of 80 countries, where appetites of all ages are indulged.  Visit these restaurants with the family and learn why the city has won AAA's "Gastronomic Capital of the World" title many times.  From hotdogs to burgers to French cuisine, here are Family Travel Forum's "resto" picks.Chez...

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Quebec Calls Filmmakers to the Slopes

When my husband David Gil executive-produced Snow Board Academy at the Chantecler (888/916-1616) in St. Adele, Quebec, about an hour from Montreal, I fell in love with the area. The film starred comedian Jim Varney and snowboarder Corey Haim, and is about a ski resort that...

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Our Time in Canada

Around the start of August 2009, I had my girlfriend from England over at my home. We had planned on making a trip to Toronto in order to take a tour of Nelvana Studio, a well-known Canadian animation company. Before we could do that, we had to get into Canada first. Customs wasn't too bad on the way through - just a checking of the passports - but we had a bit of trouble afterwards: We...

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