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Why you should take a frosty and fabulous winter vacation in Canada



Fluffy snowflakes are falling. You catch one in your hand, look at it closely, and realize it has the most intricately perfect design. As you sip your hot chocolate beverage, you smell a fire burning, warming fingers and toes. You inhale the cold, fresh air and feel alive. This is Canada in winter. You think back to contemplating a winter vacation in Canada, when you worried about the cold. ...
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The best Okanagan wineries: your ultimate guide (written by a local)







I'm not writing this guide to the best Okanagan wineries as a sommelier or journalist on a press trip. I'm writing it as a long-time, passionate (translation: obsessed) wine drinker who lives in the region and has spent countless hours and days visiting more than 80 of its wineries. From Lake Country in the North to Osoyoos in the South, there are no ...
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Tofino must dos (with or without kids)



On the coast of an island at the edge of a continent sits the ruggedly beautiful surf town of Tofino, B.C., Canada. One of Vancouver Island's gems, Tofino was on my "must visit" list for years. Luckily I live in B.C., so it was convenient to visit and combine our stay with other stops in the province. My Tofino must dos cover not only what to do, but also where to stay and eat, and how to ...
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Best family ski resorts Canada: 6 reasons to visit Big White



At age 32, I was fortunate to move to what I call the ultimate year-round destination - Kelowna, B.C., Canada (lake in the summer; ski hill in the winter). Despite my opinion on Kelowna though, sometimes the cold days and dark evenings of long Canadian winters can get depressing. But when you've got one of the best family ski resorts in Canada less than an hour from your doorstep, winters ...