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A Family-Friendly Day

By Linda Tancs

Public holidays generally bring families together–at least in theory. So it may seem strange to have a public holiday called Family Day. Yet in certain Canadian provinces, today marks that celebration. On the third Monday of February, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario observe Family Day. Of course, the day would lack meaning if you didn’t spend it like a family. So find some family-fun things to do. How about spending time at the Toronto Zoo or the ice rinks? According to the Calgary Herald, Alberta is celebrating its twentieth anniversary of the statutory holiday. Surely, that’s cause for celebration. Only two years’ strong in Saskatchawan, the province nonetheless has the most public holidays in the country. Hopefully that translates into lots of family time.

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Hassle-Free Flying in Toronto

By Linda Tancs

Short-haul flyers in Toronto can’t speak highly enough about Porter.  Situated downtown within easy reach of Union Station, this start-up offers flights between Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City, Ottowa, Halifax and Newark, New Jersey, with more U.S. destinations to follow.  Consider this list of features and benefits:  free ticket changes, free lounge access (leather seating) with complimentary wireless access, a free business center and all-you-can drink coffee, tea and soda.  A porter is defined as someone employed to carry burdens.  Sounds like they’ve taken a load off to me.

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Oh, Canada!

By Linda Tancs

Canada’s motto is “from sea to sea.”  And that’s no exaggeration for this country covering the Atlantic in the east, the Pacific in the west, and the Arctic in the north.  Explore this vast expanse at www.travelrificradio.com

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