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The Toronto Film Festival 2014

The Toronto International Film Festival is the city’s yearly retreat into all things Hollywood. During the 11-day foray into the latest and greatest in the world of film, Toronto teems with celebrities, directors, industry mavens, and ever-enthusiastic film lovers who descend upon Canada’s largest city for this incredibly influential festival. Here, we give you a leg-up on other festival-goers as we highlight some of the best spots to stay, eat and party like an A-Lister.

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The Ottawa Highland Games

The North Lanark Highland Games — set in the Ottawa Valley, just an hour east of the capital — celebrates Scottish heritage with more than a wee bit of fun. With dancers, pipe bands and athletes, see why the Ottawa Highland Games is well worth a trip to Canada.

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Exploring Ontario's Haliburton Forest Reserve

Torontonians refer to the Haliburton Highlands as ‘cottage country’. Nine-to-fivers leave work early on Fridays and flee 220 kilometres north of the city, where they find rolling hills, 600-plus lakes, and rugged forests. Take a look at our guide to the Haliburton Forest Reserve for the perfect weekend away.

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Ottawa River Discover Ottawa

Canada’s capital city, Ottawa has established its reputation as the nation’s political hub. But, Ottawa is much more than a government town steeped in bureaucracy. Discover Ottawa with our beginner’s guide and uncover a whole new side to the city.

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Vancouver Cherry Blossom

Spring has not just sprung in Vancouver; it has exploded in a riot of delicate pink and white cherry blossoms that pop up across the city before falling like a floral snow all over the streets of downtown. Japan’s influence on Vancouver can be seen all over the city but it becomes most evident when the sakura, cherry trees, blossom in April every year.

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Discover Quebec City | Rue St.Louis

Few tourists stray from the heart of Vieux-Quebec, and why should they? The narrow cobbled streets of the 400-year-old walled city reveal historic architecture, fine dining, museums and even a battlefield. But there is always something to be said for getting off the main tourist track, and Quebec City is no exception.

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