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Joanne – Client Testimonial

by Dmitry Sadchenko @ Merit Travel

There are no words that can adequately convey our sincere and huge appreciation for everything Jeremy Hall did to make this adventure such a success and so incredibly enjoyable, every step of the way. From the very first moment we were in touch with you through email, we felt a strong and wonderful connection with […]

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Angkor Wat in pictures

Angkor Wat in pictures

by Rio Reisser @ travel/Reise blog - strange-waters

Angkor Wat in pictures !!! Angkor Wat was in front of me find out what is behind me, its quite interesting !!! Safe travels Rio

2016-2017 SKI VACATIONS

by Avi @ Merit Travel

Our team lives and breathes ski , so you can rest assured that we will create the perfect ski getaway for you whether it be for 3 days or 30. We offer an industry leading lineup of ski vacation packages for families, groups, couples, meetings and incentives. We customize with a concierge style, while providing […]

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LONGSTAYS HAWAII

by Jennifer LaPerle @ Merit Travel

Spend 28 nights in Maui, Hawai‘i on this HOSTED vacation.

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Discover: Santa Fe

by @ Wikitravel

In the celebrated art colony of Santa Fe, New Mexico, you can of course get paintings of the scenery of the southwestern United States, but did you know you can also get original paintings of Daffy Duck and Wile E. Coyote?

Discover: Bohinj

by @ Wikitravel

Medieval frescoes in the Church of St. John the Baptist in Bohinj, Slovenia often show figures with large swellings of the neck (goiters), caused by lack of iodine in the local diet.

Discover: Jacksonville

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Fort Caroline National Memorial in Jacksonville, Florida, don't expect to see the eponymous fort itself; it's now beneath the waters of the St. John's River.

Former Edmonton police officer alleges harassment, lack of help with PTSD while with EPS

Former Edmonton police officer alleges harassment, lack of help with PTSD while with EPS

by Phil Heidenreich @

A woman who spent over 20 years with the Edmonton Police Service spoke out on Thursday to say she received a lack of proper attention to her experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder and that she experienced harassment as a result of it.

Francois and Elizabeth – Client Testimonial

by Dmitry Sadchenko @ Merit Travel

We just wanted to send out a quick note to thank you and Merit for your help in finding us great vacation destinations with out Heart and Stroke lottery winnings. Nathan Bowler has been assisting us throughout the last 2 years in planning and implementing the best stress free, worry free and hassle free vacation […]

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Canadians urged to exercise caution in Jamaica’s Montego Bay amid state of emergency

Canadians urged to exercise caution in Jamaica’s Montego Bay amid state of emergency

by Rahul Kalvapalle @

The Canadian government is urging any Canadians located in or near the popular tourist destination of Montego Bay to exercise caution and listen to local authorities.

MONTE SANTO RESORT: CARVOEIRO, ALGARVE

by Jennifer LaPerle @ Merit Travel

Spend 28 nights exploring the best of Algarve & Lisbon!

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Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

Don't look for nightlife in Saudi Arabia: alcohol, dancing, movies and mingling with the opposite sex are all prohibited.

Discover: Cranbrook

by @ Wikitravel

If you visit Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada and crave a dinner of alligator meat, you can get it at K's Amazon Eatery -- even though the Amazon and its gators are thousands of miles away.

20 Things To Do in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Girl Tries Life

20 Things To Do in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) - Girl Tries Life


Girl Tries Life

In this sprawling city of over 8 million people, there’s no lack of things to do in Ho Chi Minh City. Also known as Saigon, it’s a destination that’s rich in history, tasty treats and a unique mixture of eastern and western cultures. Want ideas on where to stay? Stick around to the bottom of …

Celebrate the Launch of Asian Heritage Month on May 11th at the Jack Singer Concert Hall

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

5:00 PM – 6:15 PM Free Reception featuring Asian Artists and “Missing Chapters: Untold Stories of Asian Canadians in Calgary” Photo Exhibit. Catering provided by EthniCity by the Centre for Newcomers. Performances: Midnight Taiko Kai a group of Taiko drummers…

Discover: Takaoka

by @ Wikitravel

On your way from Takaoka to the Vladivostok ferry? Take a look out the window: the name of the Himi train line means Ice-Watching.

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!

23 Things To Do In Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City): Top Attractions!


Migrationology - Food Travel Blog

Discover these 23 things to do in Ho Chi Minh City, the biggest and busiest city in Vietnam. Don't miss these incredible attractions when you're there!

TRANSAT DISTINCTION COLLECTION

by Jennifer LaPerle @ Merit Travel

Unlock new levels of indulgence with these extraordinary extras!

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What’s Different in the New Typhoid Vaccine?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Typhoid fever, once feared throughout the world, saw its number of cases dwindle. Awareness and improved medicine helped reduce the food and water-borne disease. Stemming from a lack of sanitation, the disease was even almost eradicated in many parts of the world that long struggled with it. For decades, progress to fight typhoid came in […]

Seven Unique Drinking Traditions From Around the World

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

With every trip to a different country, you’re expected to take in the local customs. Eat the food, visit the sites, live like someone who calls the place home. For many travelers, this also applies to alcohol. To get the most of a region, you will often need to experience the bar scene or try […]

Chong Fat – Calgary, Alberta

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

We’ve been going to this little noodle place for years, and I’ve actually never knew the name of Chong Fat as we had a nickname for them… which directly translates to “big bowl of noodles”. But, because this place is usually opened only during lunch hours, I’ve been having a harder time to get to, […]

TRAVELLING SOLO?

by Jennifer LaPerle @ Merit Travel

Travel, made easy and affordable for singles over 50!

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Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Airport Lounges | Executive Airport Lounge

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) Airport Lounges | Executive Airport Lounge


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The Pros and Cons of Voluntourism

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Voluntourism, otherwise known as Volunteer Tourism, continues to be a popular alternative to the normal vacation. A traveler can visit some exotic region with the purpose of volunteering. It can be an excellent way for individuals to learn about a different culture and explore a country while helping those in need. Many voluntours are in […]

What’s the Etiquette for Photography in Sacred Places?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

The advent of social media and selfies has taken an important role in society. Electronic media has made it easy for people to post pictures, text messages, tweets and selfies to the internet in real time. After climbing to the top of the Himalayas, you probably want to show off the accomplishment, right? It’s always […]

Vietnam Travel Centre - Travel Agencies - Calgary

Vietnam Travel Centre - Travel Agencies - Calgary


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The Pros and Cons of Staying in a Hostel

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Most people eventually outgrow the idea of living with a roommate. A desire to have personal space in your living conditions only increases when traveling. After a long day of exploring the city, you likely want to crash in a hotel room, away from strangers. But, for those that want to try spending the trip […]

Bankok to Siem Reap (Cambodia)

Bankok to Siem Reap (Cambodia)

by Rio Reisser @ travel/Reise blog - strange-waters

How to get from Bangkok to Siem Reap.

Delta Hotels by Marriott Kananaskis Lodge

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

I have now been the Kananaskis Lodge twice now and both experiences were quite different. We really enjoy going during our anniversary as it’s shoulder season, yet the road conditions are still good enough. This resort is always picture perfect, so we love taking photos of it to match some local postcards. The room was […]

The Canadian Brewhouse – Calgary, Alberta

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

We were up north this one weekend for an event. After the event, we thought it would be fun to enjoy some sunshine on a patio somewhere. We ended up at The Canadian Brewhouse in Country Hills. It was a beautiful afternoon, and lots of people were soaking up the sun as we wanted to! […]

Vietnam Sub & Grill – Calgary, Alberta

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

We found Vietnam Sub & Grill by luck when we were driving around Country Hills this one weekend, and saw it from the corner of our eye. It’s in a little corner location a bit tucked away, but it’s not a busy strip mall when we went – in fact, it was a Saturday afternoon […]

Ho Chi Minh Holidays Sale 2018 | Kenwood Travel

Ho Chi Minh Holidays Sale 2018 | Kenwood Travel


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Enjoy fantastic rates on your luxury holidays to Ho Chi Minh City, ABTA & ATOL protected.

Discover: Tokyo

by @ Wikitravel

Want to visit the Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Capitals? Book flights to Beijing, Xian, Tokyo and Nanjing.

Why Do We Need a New Flu Vaccine Every Year?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Millions of people get the flu shot every year. One of the most frequently asked questions is, “Why do I need to have the flu shot each year?” There’s also the question of, “Why isn’t it available in a few doses like other vaccines?” Let’s take a closer look at available scientific research to address […]

Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary!

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

Asian Heritage Foundation (Southern Alberta) is celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary! We are looking for 150 stories to share with Calgary through social media and through a printed exhibit to be displayed at various locations through the City during Asian Heritage…

Mandalay Bay – Las Vegas, Nevada

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

I’ve always loved going to Las Vegas especially experiencing new hotels. This time, I found myself checked in at Mandalay Bay, and the hotel is beautiful. The resort is absolutely beautiful but I wished the staff was friendlier as i had an incident with them, and they didn’t seem to value my experience. The room […]

Reception Tickets Are Sold Out

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

The free reception tickets are sold out, but there are still tickets to the CPO concert available. You can attend the reception with a CPO concert ticket. You can purchase tickets for the concert at calgaryphil.com, use the promo code AHF17…

Discover: Japan

by @ Wikitravel

Good things come in threes — and in Japan, the list includes views, castles, gardens, mountains, hot springs and giant Buddha statues.

Wells Gray you are great !!! Was ein schöner Park !!!

Wells Gray you are great !!! Was ein schöner Park !!!

by Rio Reisser @ travel/Reise blog - strange-waters

Travel and fishing the Wells Gray Provinzial Park in BC, Canada.

Discover: Fukuoka

by @ Wikitravel

A bullet train ride on the Hakata-Minami Line in Fukuoka, Japan costs just ¥290 (under US$3). Alas, the end-to-end trip lasts just ten minutes.

Missing Chapters: Untold Stories of Asian Canadians in Calgary” Photo Exhibit

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

UPDATE: Celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary. The name Missing Chapters speaks to the under-representation Asian Canadians’ contributions to the public Canadian history, public discourse and consciousness. The project gives voice to individuals whose stories have not been heard broadly or reflected…

Miss Saigon Holidays - Video Equipment - Calgary

Miss Saigon Holidays - Video Equipment - Calgary


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World Records, Just Do Good Things and Girl on Fire with Carisa Hendrix

by Victoria Smith @ Girl Tries Life

Today on the podcast we are taking an usual turn into the world of magic… In my head, when you read that you’re seeing bunnies pop out of hats, sparks on stage and fire eating… or maybe that’s just what’s in my head when I say magic with a long pause. Anywho, we’re joined by award-winning […]

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Surrey’s fire department turning to technology to fight opioid crisis

Surrey’s fire department turning to technology to fight opioid crisis

by @

The software issues email alerts to first responders if there are lots of overdoses in the same area in a short time period.

Discover: Saudi Arabia

by @ Wikitravel

In Saudi Arabia, you can try authentic apple-flavored Budweiser. (Non-alcoholic, of course.)

What Vaccines Should a Child Have for Summer Camp?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

The weather might be freezing and summer only seems like a dream, but it’s not too early to plan for the warmer season. Case in point: summer camp. Heading to summer camp after school lets out is a time-honored tradition for plenty of kids and teenagers from all over the world. The right camp can […]

Travel news: Monte Carlo Las Vegas Update

by @ Wikitravel

As of today, Las Vegas' Monte Carlo Casino Hotel remains closed pending the investigation of last week's fire and the impending repair work. At this time, reservations at the Monte Carlo are being moved to other MGM Mirage hotels. In addition, the Lance Burton show will be suspended for the time being and all tickets that have already been purchased will be refunded.

How Comfortable Are You With Discomfort?

by Victoria Smith @ Girl Tries Life

I’ve been reading a fascinating book lately. It’s called The Upside To Your Dark Side: Why Being Your Whole Self – Not Just Your Good Self – Drives Success and Fulfillment. No, I’m not talking Darth Vader dark side here, but the book really tackles this idea that we have in western society about fake […]

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Discover: Kratie

by @ Wikitravel

The interior of the Phnom Sombok temple in Kratie, Cambodia is decorated with torture scenes for the edification of the non-virtuous visitor.

Pho Mai Thy – Calgary, Alberta

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

I’m not sure what happened here… but I know I went to Pho Mai Thy with my other half! We came here in search of something less popular in hopes of it being super delicious. We actually came here with low expectations, and it met and exceeded the bar I set for this restaurant! The […]

Discover: Jakar

by @ Wikitravel

A cypress tree outside Kurje Lhakhang monastery in Jakar, Bhutan is claimed to have grown from Guru Rinpoche's walking stick.

Discover: Lubbock

by @ Wikitravel

Among the objects on display at the Buddy Holly Center in Lubbock, Texas, memorializing the city's favorite son, is a giant-size replica of the rocker's trademark glasses.

June 16 Report Back to Communities

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

Throughout the months of April and May, 2016, the Asian Heritage Foundation has been consulting with Calgary Asian Communities, as part of our strategic review of the organization’s goals and activities. Please join us on June 16th to find out…

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) Vietnam

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) Vietnam


strange-waters

Saigon (Ho Chi Minh)Well like everybody who knows me and follows my travel blog would know Im not the biggest fan of big citys Im more a Country boy and love my outdoor adventures and nature. Saigon which is quite an interesting City to visit but its nuts, if you think Bangkok is busy forget about i

Discover: Vicksburg

by @ Wikitravel

When you visit Vicksburg (Mississippi) National Military Park, you can see one of the first ironclad gunboats, dating back to US Civil War times.

Aqua development in Kelowna celebrated for vision, panned for addition to traffic problems on Lakeshore Rd.

Aqua development in Kelowna celebrated for vision, panned for addition to traffic problems on Lakeshore Rd.

by Doris Maria Bregolisse @

The Mission Group rolled out its final design of the Aqua project on Lakeshore Road during an open house for neighbours Thursday night.

Discover: Graz

by @ Wikitravel

UPC Arena in Graz, Austria was renamed in 1997 to honor native son Arnold Schwarzenegger, but the old name was restored in 2005 over the governor's support of the death penalty.

What Are You Letting Go Of?

by Victoria Smith @ Girl Tries Life

Happy 2018! Now, some of you might be saying, Victoria, you should have an interview up on the podcast today. While normally I’d say, you are correct, today I’m saying, I have changed it up a bit. I’ve decided that for 2018, I’m alternating weeks of the podcast between interviews one week and every other […]

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Con Dao the last untouched Island Vietnam´s

Con Dao the last untouched Island Vietnam´s

by Rio Reisser @ travel/Reise blog - strange-waters

Con Dao is the last untouched island Vietnam´s and my last destination and my highlight before my flight back home !! Enjoy the post guys and safe travels Rio !!

Flights from Calgary to Ho Chi Minh City as low as $689

Flights from Calgary to Ho Chi Minh City as low as $689


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Calgary Arts Development helps groups find and list available spaces for rent

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

Please find below some information on Calgary Arts Development’s latest initiative, SpaceFinder Alberta. If your organization has rentable space (rehearsal halls, studios, stages, meeting rooms, boardrooms, gyms etc.) and you are interested in listing your space and its’ availability on…

the money-saving airfare search tools

the money-saving airfare search tools


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2016-2017 GOLF VACATIONS

by Avi @ Merit Travel

No matter what time of year we’re ready to tee-up your upcoming golf vacation. Our dedicated, well-travelled team of golf vacation specialists share over 170 years of experience and are ready to insure your next golf trip is memorable and one you won’t soon forget. It is what we do best!

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Discover: Savannah

by @ Wikitravel

Chippewa Square in Savannah, Georgia was the site of the bus stop in the movie Forrest Gump, but don't look for the famous bench; it was just a prop.

Cheap Flights from Calgary to Ho Chi Minh City from C$ 737 - KAYAK

Cheap Flights from Calgary to Ho Chi Minh City from C$ 737 - KAYAK


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2 for 1 Vietnam & Thailand - Travel Best Bets

2 for 1 Vietnam & Thailand - Travel Best Bets


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That’s Inappropriate, Hot Mess Express and Not Being Alone with Meredith Masony

by Victoria Smith @ Girl Tries Life

“You might have cancer.” Those are words that none of us want to hear, especially not if you have three kids at home. When Meredith Masony heard those words, she initially went into productivity mode – cooking freezer meals for her family, considering creating an online dating profile for her partner – but thankfully the […]

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Discover: Aberdeen

by @ Wikitravel

Among the artifacts displayed at The Gordon Highlanders Museum in Aberdeen, Scotland is a flag from Hitler's staff car. (Don't ask how they got it.)

SIGNATURE HOTELS

by Jennifer LaPerle @ Merit Travel

Book your hotel today and receive exclusive amenities!

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Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam

Travel Advice and Advisories for Vietnam


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Country Travel Advice and Advisories from the Government of Canada

Discover: Kota Kinabalu

by @ Wikitravel

The Hall of Skulls at Monsopiad Cultural Village outside Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia features 42 skulls of enemies, all killed by the warrior-hero Monsopiad.

Calgary -FREE Exploring Vietnam Talk

Calgary -FREE Exploring Vietnam Talk


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Join Merit Travel and Christine Whiting to explore Vietnam! From vibrant Hanoi, the natural beauty of Halong Bay, the atmospheric imperial capital of Hue, and the charms of Hoi An to the modern day life of Saigon, experience the energy of Vietnam in this exciting travel talk based on Christine's personal expereince travelling through Vietnam with G Adventures. Please RVSP @ http://events.mec.ca/node/138436/Look forward to seeing you there!

Myeik with no chance to visit the archipelago :-(

Myeik with no chance to visit the archipelago :-(

by Rio Reisser @ travel/Reise blog - strange-waters

Myeik with great potential in the future but for now I dont know !!! Myeik hat großes Potenzial, jedoch zu dieser Zeit bin ich mir nicht sicher ob es sich lohnt es zu besuchen !! Please feel free to share infos with other travellers who might be interested visiting Myanmar. Fühlt euch frei meine Posts mit anderen Travellers die Myanmar besuchen wollen zu teilen ! Thanks Rio

POSTPONEMENT of June 16 Community Meeting

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

Dear Friends – The Board of the Asian Heritage Foundation has decided to POSTPONE our community forum originally scheduled for Thursday, June 16 at Fort Calgary. This decision was made for the following reasons: -we believe our first stage dialogue…

Via Cibo South Trail – Calgary, Alberta

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

We were looking for a quick dinner this one evening, and we remembered having Via Cibo at Deerfoot Meadows being really delicious, so we decided to head into the location on 130th Avenue SE just off Deerfoot Trail. There’s ample parking but I assume when everything is opened, the parking situation will be trickier as […]

The Asian Heritage Foundation is Hiring!

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

Position Title: Community Outreach and Communications Coordinator This is a full-time position requiring 30 hours per week Job Description and duties: Regular liaising between organization and community partners, the press and the media Coordinate AHF programs and projects, including but…

Discover: Kanab

by @ Wikitravel

When eating at Houston's restaurant in Kanab, Utah, tip the servers well; they pack pistols, although it's just for show -- allegedly.

The Five Best Destinations During the Rainy Season

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Traveling to a foreign country is a thrilling experience. Most tourists visit a different country during the warmer and drier months when there is a high influx of tourists. Travelers prefer sun-filled days to bask in the sun on the sandy beaches. They want to shop in the quaint villages or see the local landmarks […]

Cheryl – Client Testimonial

by Rida Nawab @ Merit Travel

Darren Prashad at Merit Travel made our honeymoon the most amazing adventure we have ever been on – a trip up Kilimanjaro (the highest mountain in Africa!), the Ngorongoro crater, Stone Town and the beaches in Zanzibar. We encountered nature and animals up close and personal, breath-taking vistas, cultural interactions and exhilarating experiences. From the […]

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Annie’s Bakery and Cafe – Calgary, Alberta

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

We quite enjoy wandering through Fish Creek Park in Calgary. There’s always things to see around! We’ve always walked by Annie’s Bakery and never got a chance to go in. This one time, we made an effort to come here during their opening season, and we’re glad we did! Although everyone seems to eat ice […]

Fairmont San Francisco Bombay Suite – San Francisco, California

by elsie @ Elsie Hui

We had a layover in San Francisco, which was strategically planned such that we can work in an overnight at this beautiful hotel, and book an afternoon tea at their location. The location is quite convenient from BART, which brought us in from the airport. It is a short hike to the hotel, but it […]

What’s the H3N2 Flu Strain and Why is it so Dangerous?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

There may be many strains of the flu, but only one can be broken down further. The H3N2 flu strain mutates and changes, making us label its different subtypes. These subtypes are categorized by the World Health Organization based on host of origin, geographical origin, strain number and year of isolation. The flu virus is […]

Discover: Clipperton Island

by @ Wikitravel

If you somehow find yourself visiting Clipperton Island and lack things to do (understandably), try running around the island and timing yourself; the record circumnavigation time is one hour and 17 minutes.

Can Scientists Predict Cholera Outbreaks With Satellites?

by Josh Martinez @ Passport Health

Cholera, a bacterial disease usually spread by food or water, can be fatal if not treated right away. The disease initially causes intestinal distress and dehydration. Cholera is a fast-acting disease that can turn deadly within hours. Poor sanitation and unclean water systems create a breeding ground for cholera in developing countries. Areas like Yemen […]

Missing Chapters: Untold Stories of Asian Canadians in Calgary” Photo Exhibit

by ah245889s-PL3 @ Asian Heritage Foundation

What are we looking for? We are looking for YOUR story! This year we are launching “Missing Chapters: Untold Stories of Asian Canadians in Calgary”. This unique project stems from a thorough community consultation held in over 50 Asian communities in…

Chemistry, unselfishness key to hot start for Saskatchewan Rush

Chemistry, unselfishness key to hot start for Saskatchewan Rush

by Ryan Flaherty @

The Saskatchewan Rush are enjoying their best start since the 2014 season and are dominating their opponents at both ends of the floor.

Calgary woman files $2 million lawsuit against restaurant over wonton soup

Calgary woman files $2 million lawsuit against restaurant over wonton soup


Global News

A woman has filed a $2 million lawsuit claiming she was left in a coma after eating wonton soup at a Calgary restaurant.

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