Canada Travel News 08/21/2011
Gallery: Zombie Walk Vancouver
Pix from Vancouver's crazy-fun annual annual Zombie Walk…
Five buzz-worthy 2011 Nuit Blanche exhibits
Toronto's 2011 Nuit Blanche program is out and here's what's buzz-worthy in exhibits
British Columbia | Prince Rupert | North Pacific Cannery | Silicon Alleys | Metro Newspapers
A look at "cannery culture" in two scenic BC locations: Prince Rupert and Steveston.
15 things to see and do in Canada before you die – The Globe and Mail
From the Globe and Mail, a list of before-you-kick-it Canadian experiences
Fair at the PNE – August 20 – September 5, 2011 | Inside Vancouver Blog
The Pacific National Exhibition, one of Canada's fave summer fairs, opens Aug. 20
Travel MacGyver Gear Advice and Tools
I like this advice about little extras to pack that easily help solve little, but annoying, travel challenges…
Video: “Breakaway” trailer
This trailer about a Punjabi hockey team (starring fave Canadian comic Russell Peters) stole the show at TIFF this year
Do’s and Don’ts in Canada
Good list of dos and don'ts for travel in Canada from the Our Oyster blog.
Ahoy matey! Adult Pirate Pak day returns to White Spot | Vancouver, Canada | Straight.com
Mark August 17: the day you are are not too old to enjoy your very own Adult Pirate Pak at Vancouver's legendary White Spot restaurants.
CTV Edmonton – Dig resurrects history of Manitoba’s German PoW camp – CTV News
German prisoners of war who spent much of the Second World War in a Manitoba logging camp purchased mail-order items from the Eaton's catalogue, kept themselves impeccably groomed and even staged "temporary" escapes into the nearby countryside.
Those are just some of the findings of a three-year archeological dig in Riding Mountain National Park, located about 300 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, where the Whitewater PoW camp was located.