Swoop to launch transborder service in October to five tourist destinations

Swoop will become Canada's first ultra low cost airline to fly to the United States when it launches service this fall to five popular tourist destinations in Florida, Nevada and Arizona. The subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd. will start Oct. 11 with flights to Las Vegas from Abbotsford, B.C., and Edmonton, Alta., about four months after Swoop began to fly. Service will be added ove [...]

03 August 2018

BC Artscape unveils newly renovated arts centre in Vancouver's Chinatown

VANCOUVER — Artists in Vancouver have reason to celebrate, after a newly-renovated cultural centre in Vancouver's Chinatown opened on Sunday, touting 55 affordable spaces for artists and support groups. The refurbished home of BC Artscape at the Sun Wah Centre, a non-profit organization dedicated to creating affordable cultural spaces for urban communities, is nearly 50,000 square feet [...]

03 August 2018

Montreal museum fights Facebook censorship over classic art

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts has had a problem with Facebook: the social media giant's censors are very prudish. Even though the site is supposedly off-limits to anyone under the age of 13, Facebook has extremely strict controls when it comes to any artwork depicting the human form or nudity. The MMFA ran into those controls earlier this year when it tried to place ads advertising its [...]

03 August 2018

Toronto book stores and designers are stepping up to fill the sex-ed void

Doug Ford may have scrapped the progressive sex-ed curriculum, but activists are creating resources for teachers and parents In the weeks leading up to the start of a new school year, teachers are grappling with how to address gaps in the curriculum that have been introduced by Premier Doug Ford’s backward-looking government. Earlier this month, the Ministry of Education cancelled the Tr [...]

03 August 2018

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An IGA in Montreal is growing its own vegetables on the roof

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Katch Seafood opens on Pizza Corner

Katch Seafood, a fast-casual twist on the traditional fish and chips, is opening under the same [...]

02 August 2018

Montreal museum fights Facebook censorship over classic art

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03 August 2018

BC Artscape unveils newly renovated arts centre in Vancouver's Chinatown

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Le 23 mai dernier, six ans après l’ouverture du Siam dans le quartier Dix30, le groupe Satori a [...]

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