Canada Travel News 04/08/2011
TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Beaches Awards: Canadian Beaches
TripAdvisor's Top 10 beaches in Canada
25-Cent Coloured Coin – H.R.H. Prince William of Wales & Miss Catherine Middleton (2011)
Shipping begins May 2 on a 25-cent Canadian coin with a portrait of Wills and Kate in the middle
Video: Parks Can Can Canada
A fun little video celebrating Canada's 42 national parks!
An Argument for Travel During Turbulent Times – NYTimes.com
A case for continuing to travel in turbulent times by noted travel author Paul Theroux
“Artists and Residents” spaces at Vancouver’s Waldorf Hotel
Starting in April, the uber-hip recently reno'd Waldorf is opening up a limited amount of rooms for studio, office, retail, gallery and showroom space.
Pontiac, Quebec: perfect for families
A hidden gem in West Quebec highlighted by Canadian Living writer Katharine Fletcher
Vancouver adds 19 new street food carts
More choices now in the Vancouver street-food scene: 19 new vendors just approved!
Street Food Fanatics Get Tasty iPhone App & TV Combo
Another great app for tracking street food
Deal: WestJet puts Canada on sale
Book by April 6 for great fares within Canada on Canada's favourite airline
Burrard Street billboard to host public art work of Twitter messages | Vancouver, Canada | Straight.com
From April 4 to 30, Twitter messages will begin appearing on an electronic billboard adjacent to the Burrard Street Bridge, interspersed with regular advertising. Titled Digital Natives, the project will reflect the billboard’s location on Squamish Nation land. It will initially feature 60 “tweets” from North American artists and writers, many of them First Nations, as well as Aboriginal youth.