Toronto Mike

Alberta

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What to Do in Edmonton

Edmonton needs better PR.  My expectations were super low after chatting with friends and readers who had been there.  I was warned that there was nothing to do in "Deadmonton" if you're a guy who hates malls.  Although I was only there for a short time, I was pleasantly surprised
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Banff and Jasper National Parks

When I asked friends and readers what I should do while in Edmonton, the most common reply I got was "go to Banff and Jasper" or "go to Calgary".  So we decided to fly into Calgary, rent a car, and check out Banff and Jasper national parks. It was gorgeous.
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Canada Olympic Park in Calgary

During the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Canada Olympic Park was the primary venue for ski jumping, bobsleigh, and luge. I was there this weekend. This is where Eddie "The Eagle" Edwards represented Great Britain in Olympic ski jumping. The flags look like they've had better days. A highlight for
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