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Ten thousand giant, hand-hewn red cedar logs shipped from British Colombia went into its creation. Thirty-five hundred workers worked around the clock for 4 months, on the first-ever jobsite lit with electric lights to accommodate three shifts. And in order to get...read more
It's been a banner year for Canada's Capital Region. With the entire country celebrating Canada's 150th birthday, Ottawa has pulled out all the stops when it comes to the attractions and events happening in the city. But if you think that this city is all about sedate...read more
You could say that if it hadn't been for the railway, there might not be an International Jazz Festival today in Montréal. As a first-time visitor to the International Jazz Festival in Montreal, I was completely ignorant of the history of the jazz scene in Montreal,...read more
It was the swinging 60s. Twiggy was a supermodel – before there even was such a term. Flying was a stylish and sophisticated way for the jet set to get around the world, and man had his sights set even higher with plans to walk on the moon. Everything was, well,...read more