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Picasso makes a big return to the Art Gallery of Ontario

For the first time in over 45 years, a major exhibition of this artistic legend's work has arrived in Toronto and it will stay until August 26.



Fairmont Château Laurier’s unsinkable Titanic link

One of the victims of Titanic was Charles Melville Hays, a successful businessperson and builder of one of Canada's most famous hotels.


Maple syrup runs wild at Elmira festival

Does maple syrup work with smoked turkey legs or corn on the cob? Vacay.ca writer Rod Charles says the Elmira Maple Syrup Festival was the place to find out.



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St. Patrick’s Day in Canada Countdown, Edition 14

Time to confess — Victoria's Irish Times Pub is a great place to celebrate on March 17, especially if you're a music lover, says Vacay.ca's Rod Charles.



Discover Blue Mountain before winter ends

The fun doesn't stop at this Ontario winter retreat just because you can't ski, Vacay.ca's Rod Charles says.



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5 Canadian cities with an Oscar connection

The 2012 Academy Awards may be an American event, but Oscar has never been afraid to call Canada home.


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Get back to nature — on snowshoes

A snowshoeing tour in southern Ontario's back country reveals beauty — and a delicious taste of the Apple Pie Trail.



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Montreal smoked meat done to perfection

Halle Berry, Jon Bon Jovi, Tim Allen and Celine Dion are just some of the celebrities who have eaten at Schwartz’s Deli, Vacay.ca's Rod Charles writes.



Visitors roast icewine-infused marshmellows at Flat Rock Cellars.

Drink your wine anyway you like at Flat Rock Cellars

Ed Madronich, president and chief wine taster at Flat Rock Cellars, says there’s absolutely nothing wrong with liking your wine your way.


Mount Forest Firework Festival, Ontario, summer

Mount Forest fireworks festival a blast

The Mount Forest Fireworks Festival has grown from a tiny event to a mid-summer evening light show in rural Ontario, writes Rod Charles of Vacay.ca. The festival attracts more than 25,000 people and is showing no signs of slowi...





 
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