10 best places in California for a perfect family trip

Anaheim is the place to be for those who are looking for a thrilling adventure as it houses one of the best amusement parks in the world. The city is filled with excitement and thrill through its theme parks that would surely delight visitors. Click here to explore more on Microsoft Travel.

New protections for air travellers come into force this week — but they don't go far enough, critics say

New regulations governing refund requirements for air passengers are coming into force this week, but consumer advocates and airlines are raising concerns about the rules.

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Concrete slabs fall from high-rise in China

Slabs of concrete fell from a high-rise building as a magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck southwest Sichuan, China on September 5. Footage shows several blocks plunging from the higher stories into the empty yard of an apartment.

Travellers, tourism industry welcome end to COVID regulations

Most passengers at Pearson welcomed Ottawa’s decision to scrap mandatory travel restrictions imposed during the pandemic. “I hope that means we are getting back to our old normal,” said Gillian Mikalachki, returning from five weeks in Europe with her mother Amanda. The two nurses say giving people the choice is the right move. “I think it’s going to be wait and see. As flu season comes in, I think we’re going to have to wait and see,” said...

MPs waste taxpayer's time and money snarking over catering bill

An in-flight catering bill of almost $100,000 from a 2020 trip to Dubai for Governor General Mary Simon and 30 others is raising eyebrows in Ottawa. Global Affairs Canada has conceded that some of the costs on that catering tab are concerning. The eight-day trip to Expo 2020 in Dubai involved a catering bill of $93,117.89 for the group. The bill included “cost of food, non-alcoholic beverages and associated fees, including catering handling and...

18 eco-friendly tips for staying cool

Flip through the gallery for 18 eco-friendly ideas for staying cool this summer, from chilly frozen water bottles to a DIY swamp cooler that's surprisingly powerful.

Air Canada ordered to pay passengers $2,000 for flight cancellation caused by crew shortage

The Canadian Transportation Agency has issued another decision where an airline must compensate a passenger for a flight delay involving a crew shortage. But questions remain if the case will carry much weight due to a looming court battle.

Today in crypto: 5 cryptocurrencies on the rise.

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Moon hotels in Dubai?

A team wants to build a series of large domed hotels, reminiscent of the moon, in Dubai,and these hotels would be called Moon World Resorts. Each dome will be a 360-degree recreation of the moon on a grand scale, complete with realistic-looking craters and texture. — CNN (@CNN) September 27, 2022 The « lunar » […]

Secret sects rejected by early Christianity

The early days of Christianity were quite complex. There were numerous beliefs, interpretations, and schisms. Most of them died out after Christianity and the Church (mainly Catholic) as an institution were set up. The people who founded these sects were known as Gnostics. They believed they held a secret knowledge about God and the divine, held different views of Jesus and his teachings, and many of their texts were destroyed as they were considered heretic by the early Church. In this gallery, we delve into some of these sects, their beliefs, and why they were rejected by mainstream Christianity. Click on.

The world's most expensive suite

The Empathy Suite is the most expensive suite in the world. It is located at the Palms Casino resort in Las Vegas and is truly a thousand-and-one night setting. Few people in the world can afford to stay here. The reason? The cost of this fairy-tale suite is $100,000 per night. Basically, most people could not afford to indulge in even one night, here and maybe not even one hour... The Empathy Suite at the Palms is more than 800 square feet in size, contains artwork inside, a swimming pool, private terrace, two bedrooms with king-size beds and two floors that offer picturesque views from any angle.

Queen Margrethe of Denmark: today's only female monarch has a fascinating life

Offering up weed-friendly bed and breakfasts to travellers

Looking for a bed and breakfast that will have a joint on the pillow instead of a chocolate? Or would it be dope to have both? Cannabis tourism in Canada is growing, and that includes pot-friendly bed and breakfasts and other rentals. HiBnb is a Canadian company specializing in vacation rentals where sparking up a doobie is allowed. They also have listings allowing guests to enjoy cannabis while travelling and or doing activities they love most....

This major Hurricane targets this popular Canadian travel destination

Landslides, costal flooding and extreme rains target Mexico's Pacific coast thanks to Orlene. Meteorologist Rachel Modestino has the details

Beef wellington, $230 flowers: More details on how the Governor-General spent $99K on a Middle East trip

Gourmet meals plated on china, orders of beef wellington and carpaccio for 50, and $230 in flower arrangements secured from an Ottawa florist. Department of National Defence receipts obtained by the Canadian Taxpayers’ Federation and the National Post lay out the total cost of Governor-General Mary Simon’s pricey week-long trip to the Middle East earlier this year. First reported by the National Post in June , responses to an order paper...

More than 1.6 million travellers arrived at border without using ArriveCAN but fewer than 200 were fined

The Liberal government will stop requiring travellers to use the ArriveCAN app — though new data shows that since the start of the year, more than 1.65 million individuals already flouted the rules by arriving at the border without providing the information through the app. The government said Monday it would lift all COVID-19-related travel measures on Oct. 1, including the requirement that travellers to Canada use the ArriveCAN app to provide...

Coast Guard ends search for 9 missing in floatplane crash

WHIDBEY ISLAND, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard suspended the search Monday afternoon for nine people, including a child, who were missing after a floatplane crashed in the waters of Puget Sound northwest of Seattle. The body of a 10th person, an unidentified female, was recovered by a good Samaritan on Sunday after the crash was reported at 3:11 p.m., Scott Giard, director of the U.S. Coast Guard's search and rescue for the Pacific Northwest,...

FIRST READING: Months after everybody knew it was pointless, the Liberals to finally kill ArriveCan

First Reading is a daily newsletter keeping you posted on the travails of Canadian politicos, all curated by the National Post’s own Tristin Hopper. To get an early version sent direct to your inbox every Monday to Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET (and 9 a.m. on Saturdays), sign up here. TOP STORY Long after the much-despised ArriveCan app ceased making any kind of epidemiological sense whatsoever, the Trudeau government appears poised to finally decree...

On The Road with Mike Drew: Looking for glorious Alberta gold

It was a strange little rainstorm. Heading north and east from the city, I could see what looked like a rain cloud on the horizon but I didn’t really think much about it. It was pretty much all alone, a biggish grey blot surrounded by a few other smaller and fluffier clouds. There looked to be a thin curtain of precipitation hanging underneath it but it was hard to say for sure. Where I was driving, east of Airdrie and west of Irricana, it was...

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18 tips for throwing a perfect at-home party

Flip through the slideshow for 18 essential tips for throwing the perfect party at home, from figuring out the right theme to how to end the night without awkwardness.

Here Are 2021's Most & Least Used Montreal Metro Stations

The STM has seen fewer riders since the pandemic.

Why is scaffolding everywhere you look in New York City?

Canada Is No Longer Considered The 'Best Country In The World' & There Are Several Reasons Why

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Crazy crash of a pickup truck that literally takes flight

Pickup truck loses control and crashes.

The 10 most famous Italian dishes abroad... that are not Italian!

British family pays $1,100 for one-day outing at Universal Orlando

Universal Orlando Studios in Florida turned out to be universally expensive for one British family and the internet wasn’t having it. British Marketing expert Miranda Pearce did a TikTok video outlining how she, her husband and their two young sons spent $1,100 on a one-day family outing at the theme park, according to the New York Post . The clip, which has been viewed more than 1.5 million times, according to Newsweek , which first reported...

America's secret airline the government doesn't want you to know about

Did you know that the US government operates a top-secret airline called Janet? The airline tends to fly under the radar, even though it operates out of commercial airports. However, if you've never noticed the discreet, unmarked aircraft fleet, you're not the only one. Janet's operations and the activities of the passengers it transports are highly classified, but take a look at what is known about the airline in the following gallery.

20 need-to-know tips for the world of coupons

Use these essential tips to get started with couponing for big savings on everything from snacks to toothpaste.

Photo Highlights of NCL's New Ship Norwegian Prima

Discover the beauty of this brand-new cruise ship.

December is peak season for Asia. The 8 can't-miss spots to visit

Ko Samui is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus, Thailand. Geographically in the Chumphon Archipelago, it is part of Surat Thani Province, though as of 2012, Ko Samui was granted municipal status and thus is now locally self-governing. Ko Samui is Thailand's second-largest island after Phuket, with an area of 228.7 km², a population of ...

The royal weddings that changed European history

Queen Victoria was one of the longest reigning monarchs in history, ruling for 64 years. She dedicated many of these years to arranging alliances with other powerful states around Europe. These alliances were achieved through marriages between her children and grandchildren and members of other European royal families. The result was such a vast distribution of British royals around Europe that Queen Victoria became known as the "Grandmother of Europe." Click through the following gallery to learn about the incredible number of marriages she arranged and the powerful positions her descendants claimed.

Christina Vukicevic, the fairytale Nordic. Photos of the beautiful Norwegian

She is a former hurdler, class of 1987.

How to become an early bird

As we learn more about the brain and its restful state—sleep—the more the importance of circadian rhythms comes into focus. A circadian rhythm can be defined as the internal process that regulates the sleep-wake cycle. For those of you whose natural circadian rhythm tends towards activity at night, the idea of getting up early and launching into a productive morning may seem a distant dream. There are things we can all do, however, to train ourselves into early morning habits. Check out this gallery for some tips on how to become an early bird.

Elizabeth II’s coffin leaves Scotland for the British capital

The coffin with the remains of Elizabeth II has left Edinburgh Tuesday afternoon for London, after thousands of Scots have given his last farewell to the late monarch in the

What might happen when Earth runs out of oxygen?

It's a fact: Earth will eventually run out of oxygen. While this won't happen in our lifetime, the fate of our planet is well known. But when will this happen, and why? Will humans still be here? If so, how can our species survive without oxygen? Click through the following gallery and discover the answers to these and many other questions.

Why is a quarter of world's new forest area coming from China?

Aerial photo taken on Aug. 22, 2021 shows the scenery of Saihanba forest farm in north China's Hebei Province. (Xinhua/Jin Haoyuan) BEIJING, Oct. 2 (Xinhua) -- China ranks first globally in the area of planted forests and forest coverage growth, contributing a quarter of the world's new forest area in the past decade. The secret behind the rapid growth of China's green landscape lies in its large-scale greening campaign, including conserving...

Federal government unlikely to declare victory on COVID as travel restrictions loosen

OTTAWA — The thundering sound of hoofbeats charging toward the end of the track was met with a chorus of cheers from thousands of revellers in cowboy hats and jeans, dazzled by the colourful lights of the midway in the distance. 

Pearson airport among worst in traveller satisfaction: Survey

A new study reaffirms what many travellers already know: Toronto Pearson International Airport is not great. The J.D. Power airport satisfaction survey put the airport near the bottom of the list in customer satisfaction, ranking Pearson 16 out of 20 “mega” North American airports — meaning airports that have more than 33 million passengers annually. Rankings were based on these factors: Terminal facilities, airport arrival/departure, baggage...

Album: Sheep enliven Australia's Boorowa Irish Woolfest

People shear sheep during the Irish Woolfest in the town of Boorowa in Australia, Oct. 2, 2022. (Photo by Chu Chen/Xinhua) SYDNEY, Oct. 3 (Xinhua) -- Australia's Boorowa is renowned for fine wool from the local sheep, and an important event of the Irish Woolfest is held here with local shearers showing their great skills in shearing sheep. Flocks of sheep walk along the streets and local residents actively participate in various activities, with...

Just how deadly was the Black Death?

The Black Death remains the most fatal pandemic recorded in human history. A devastating sweep of bubonic plague that struck Europe and Asia in the mid-1300s, the disease is estimated to have killed some 200 million people. But where did this pernicious pestilence originate, how was it transmitted, and what were its consequences? Click though find out more about this deadly medieval killer.

Historical massacres that shocked the world

History has recorded some truly dreadful massacres. Indeed, examples of the indiscriminate and brutal slaughter of people can be traced back to antiquity. But some of the worst episodes of wanton bloodletting are far more recent, though no less shocking. For whatever the reason and no matter the cause, each of these shameful acts of mass killing provide disturbing evidence as to what humanity is capable of inflicting upon itself. Click through, and find out more about historical massacres that shocked the world.

New air passenger protection rules come into effect Thursday

MONTREAL — New Air Passenger Protection Regulations go into effect today. The update comes as the Canadian Transport Agency tries to close a loophole that left some passengers unable to secure cash refunds after pandemic-related flight cancellations. Starting Thursday, airlines will be required to issue a full refund for cancellations and delays if passengers are not placed on a new flight within 48 hours, including for reasons outside of the...

The least-visited country in the world may be the first to disappear

One of the most naturally beautiful countries in the world is also one of the least visited, but most of us may never get to visit before the nation disappears. Tuvalu is an island country in the west-central Pacific Ocean, sitting about halfway between Australia and Hawaii. It’s a coral atoll nation, which means it sits on a ring-shaped coral reef encircling a lagoon, with islands along the rim. The country is a stunning oasis, but faces the threat of disappearing completely from the face of the Earth. Click through to find out more about the people, the culture, the devastation it faces, and more about this unique community.

AGF Manag beat on both the top and bottom line. Revenues of $112.47M (-8.63% YoY) exceeded consensus of $111.80M(+0.60%). EPS of $0.320 (+52.38% YoY) exceeded the consensus estimate of $0.262(+23.08%).

AGF Manag beat on both the top and bottom line. Revenues of $112.47M (-8.63% YoY) exceeded consensus of $111.80M(+0.60%). EPS of $0.320 (+52.38% YoY) exceeded the consensus estimate of $0.262(+23.08%).AGF Manag beat on both the top and bottom line. Revenues of $112.47M (-8.63% YoY) exceeded consensus of $111.80M(+0.60%). EPS of $0.320 (+52.38% YoY)...

Canada Will End The Mask Requirement On Planes & Trains

Along with most other travel measures.

Canada to close borders to dogs from more than 100 countries over rabies concerns

Federal authorities are set to close Canada's borders Wednesday to commercial dogs, including ones being put up for sale or adoption, from more than 100 countries deemed to be at high risk for canine rabies. The move has been met with fierce opposition from some animal rescuers and advocates, but the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association says it's necessary to protect people and dogs from a deadly disease. Canada currently has no active cases...

Petro reopens border with Venezuela after seven years, «a suicide that must not be repeated».

This Monday at 12:35 pm (Venezuelan time), 11:35 am in Colombia (8:35 am Spanish peninsular time) the border between Colombia and Venezuela reopened after seven years of closure in the […]

The mysterious prehistoric city that has baffled scientists for years

In a remote region of the western Pacific Ocean lies a stunning and spooky unsolved mystery: the ruins of the ancient city of Nan Madol. Located next to the eastern shore of Micronesian island Pohnpei, this once-great, prehistoric city is comprised of nearly 100 geometrically shaped man-made stone islands, and it’s the only ancient city built atop a coral reef. No one is sure of the origins, nor why anyone would want to build a city far from food and water, and yet its ruins are rife with stories and spirits. Check out the gallery for a brief tour of the space and travel back in time.