How to watch the CN Tower light show on Canada Day

A light show is coming to the CN Tower this year for Canada Day. What is being billed as an extraordinary 15-minute light show set to the music of a diverse group of Canadian artists begins at 10 p.m. sharp on July 1.  Watch it in person (if you have a view of the CN Tower) or by streaming…

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Toronto just voted not to defund the police

After several weeks of protests and calls for defunding, Toronto city council has decided not to cut the 2021 Toronto Police Services budget but instead move forward with various reforms. Council members voted against Councillor Josh Matlow's motion of a 10 per cent cut to the Toronto Police Services budget that would've amounted to roughly $122 million…

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The Travel Corporation Announces a Dedicated Wellbeing Director on Every Guided Holiday

The Travel Corporation (TTC) has announced an industry first with a new innovative initiative, adding to its comprehensive, new wellbeing and hygiene measures for every guest and team member. Fully appreciating clients’ understandable concerns in this new post COVID-19 world of travelling, TTC is investing in a newly conceived, dedicated Wellbeing Director (WD) position who…

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ITIC publish Tourism Industry Revival Plan in response to Covid-19

The Irish Tourism Industry Confederation (ITIC) has published a comprehensive Revival Plan outlining tourism’s rescue in the immediate term and recovery over the medium term. The Tourism Industry Revival Plan includes urgent measures needed for the sector’s survival and also outlines 45 policy recommendations that it urges the new Minister for Tourism, Catherine Martin, to…

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KLM announces Cork to Amsterdam flights

From 3rd August, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines will start operating a daily service between Cork Airport and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The inaugural flight, initially planned for 30th March was delayed due to the travel restrictions imposed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Linking the South of Ireland to the capital city of the Netherlands,…

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The Rec Room in Toronto just opened a sprawling patio

The Pac-Man machine and VR games may still be dead but Toronto's sprawling arcade room has announced that it's bringing their patio back to life.  The Rec Room has officially reopened the patio of its in-house restaurant Three10 today, meaning you can now sit outside at Toronto's heritage roundhouse.  According to management, the patio has the capacity…

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Toronto is getting a huge drive-in movie festival at Ontario Place

Everyone is getting in on the drive-in trend this summer, including Ontario Place. Ontario Place and the Italian Contemporary Film Festival (ICFF) are teaming up for the Lavazza Drive-In Film Festival that will explore films from around the world. "In celebration of Canada’s diversity, the festival will feature an incredible line-up of the latest international films representing countries…

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IATA Proposes Alternatives to Quarantine Measures

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has urged governments to avoid quarantine measures when re-opening their economies. IATA is promoting a layered approach of measures to reduce the risk of countries importing Covid-19 via air travel and to mitigate the possibility of transmission in cases where people may travel while unknowingly being infected. “Imposing quarantine…

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