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Cannabis is now legal in Canada: Tips for travel & possession

On October 17, 2018, the lawful sale and consumption of cannabis for recreational use was adopted in Canada. In B.C., this means that people 19 and over can now legally carry up to 30 grams of cannabis and can travel with it domestically within Canada, though laws may vary by province and territory. It is […]

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San Diego offers new spring attractions

With its appealing mix of warm weather—averaging 20-degrees Celsius during March through May—112 kilometres of uncrowded beaches, world-class attractions, dining, hot nightlife scene and dazzling visual and performing arts, San Diego is a perfect spring getaway. Convenient direct flights from Vancouver make it easier than ever to enjoy a sun-kissed escape to “California’s Beach City.” […]

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Canadian coalition of lawyers and advocates staff airports to ensure immigrants with valid visas can get to the U.S.

The Canadian Cross-Border Legal Coalition has deployed volunteer lawyers and advocates to major airports across Canada to ensure that anyone with valid documentation is not banned from travel to the United States because of the January 27, 2017 U.S. executive order, halting travel from seven countries. A federal judge in Washington state temporarily halted the […]

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San Francisco celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Summer of Love

Long stamped a literary bohemia and attracting nonconformists like the Beat Generation writers of the Fifties to musicians and artists and social rebels in the mid-to-late Sixties, it was logical that free-thinking San Francisco would give birth to a radical new movement eventually embraced by the rest of the world. In 1967, nearly 100,000 free-spirited […]

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Five travel apps guaranteed to save you money

Five travel apps guaranteed to save you money There are few possessions as valuable to the modern traveller as a smartphone. Not only does this compact, easy-to-carry device offer value through a wealth of information, it can also help travellers save money via a huge array of inexpensive—and often even free—apps. Whether you’re planning a […]

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