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That U.S. dollar is right there, smack-dab in front of your face. You’re strong-minded, but this is one staring contest you’re likely to lose, at least in the short term. Luckily, there are tons of great things to see and do here in Canada that don’t involve giving the bank a loonie in exchange for 65 U.S. cents. VICTORIA We’ll start with a city that’s usually among the warmest in Canada this time of year (normally hovering near the double digit mark). This used to be known as a sleepy government town, with tourists nattering on about tea at the ... continue reading →

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Congrats to Sherry Hildebrandt of Huntsville, Ont., whose name was drawn earlier today for my great family getaway contest. Hildebrandt picked up a one-night stay for four people in deluxe Double Accomodations at the terrific Eaton Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto, one of Canada’s top properties and probably the best family hotel in the country The deal is valid until Aug. 15 of this year, and also includes dinner for four people in their signature restaurant, Bb33 Bistro and Brasserie, as well as breakfast for four at Bb33. Plus free parking and a family pass to the Ontario Science Centre. ... continue reading →

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