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January 17, 2019 - CBC News

Ottawa Tourism pauses marketing to China - by Sandra Abma

In response to rising tensions between Canada and China, Ottawa Tourism is pausing its marketing of the national capital region to Chinese tour operators and tourists.

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January 3, 2019 - VICE

Luxury Weed Tourism Is the Hot New Trend in Canada - by Nadja Sayej

With Canadians slated to spend USD $5.19 billion on marijuana sales in 2019, it is no surprise there is a new wave of luxury weed tourism companies popping up, offering bespoke itineraries for high-end tourists who want weed in style.

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November 26, 2018 - buzz.ie

Ireland among the top destinations for gay couples - by David Kent

The latest Latin America Travel Company's report released the best honeymoon destinations for LGBT couples. Countries on the list do not criminalise homosexuality, but they are also ranked based on marriage equality, LGBT travel recognition, romantic setting and honeymoon popularity. 

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November 8, 2018 - CBC News

Indigenous veterans honoured in Vancouver ceremony at Victory Square - by Chantelle Bellrichard

Since 1994, Canada has honoured the Indigenous veterans, and this year's nationwide ceremonies occurred on Thursday, November 8th to remember the sacrifices made during wars. Additionally, the day continues to address the history of inequality which Indigenous veterans have faced and helps reclaim their rights. 

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Researchers from the University of Queensland and the Wildlife Conservation Society have compiled the first comprehensive map identifying what is left of the world's pristine marine and terrestrial wilderness, and Australia is one of the five nations holding 70 percent of the wilderness.

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