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June 17, 2015

Bikes in the Bay Back with a Roar

After a short hiatus, Bikes in the Bay has returned to Campbell's Bay.  Excitement and emotions ran into high gear as hundreds of motorcycle tourists paraded through Campbell's Bay in honour of Canada's veterans, in particular Ernest (Buddha) Hall who was a key organizer of Bikes in the Bay for many years. After retirement in [...]
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April 15, 2014

Bridge to Kegaska | an Opportunity for Structurally Sound Tourism

When you think of iconic bridges, big cities like London, San Francisco, and New York come to mind. But bridge infrastructure is an essential component to tourism development for many small communities which are trying to carve their place out in one of the world’s largest, and most competitive, industries. According to the World Economic [...]
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December 17, 2013

Blanc Sablon Braces for Tourists

In June 2013, Red Bay Basque Whaling Station in Newfoundland was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is expected to draw tourists from around the globe.  The community of Blanc Sablon, is preparing for this tourism opportunity as the majority of tourists will arrive by ferry and pass through this coastal community on their [...]
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July 23, 2013

Take step back in time as you “Savour the Pontiac”

2013 marks the 400th anniversary of Samuel de Champlain’s passage up the Ottawa River in search of navigable waterways and this is being commemorated at the 6th edition of the local producers fair, Savour the Pontiac. The event will see the Quyon waterfront and Lions Hall transformed into a 17th century marketplace where local business [...]
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February 1, 2013

Bikes in the Bay – Six years already!

In Campbell's Bay, the Revitalize the Bay's planning committee for Bikes in the Bay is in full swing once again. This CEDEC supported event is now in its sixth year, this community-run festival is full of music and games, family fun and food! It continues to grow in popularity and serves as a tourist attraction [...]
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