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Mar
21
2016

Make your vacation more rewarding with Not Just Tourists – by Akorede Amosun

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Did you know that over 500 tons of usable medical supplies are wasted in Canada every year? Not Just Tourists Toronto does! There are millions of people in the developing world that suffer from a lack of access to these same supplies, NJTT is a non-political, non-religious, volunteer based project that is focused on getting medical supplies to those who can’t afford them. Through donations from Canada’s hospitals, clinics, medical suppliers and individuals, NJTT has […]

Feb
4
2016

DON’T MISS THE SPRING 2016 STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIR

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Victoria – Vancouver – Montreal – Toronto Boost your resumé by studying abroad!  Most businesses operate in a global environment, and it makes sense that they are looking to hire globally competent employees.  Don’t get left behind! Visit the Study and Go Abroad Fair to start planning your studies abroad, whether it be for a short-term exchange or a whole degree program.  Visit the Travel Zone to find out more about gap year options; volunteering, […]

Sep
19
2015

STUDY AND GO ABROAD FAIRS FALL 2015 – START 2 WEEKS FROM TODAY

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OTTAWA – TORONTO – VANCOUVER – CALGARY – EDMONTON Looking for your next step in education or to travel?  If you’re considering an undergrad or postgrad degree or a shorter-term program abroad, or are looking to travel for a gap year or in your vacation, this expo is for you! The Study and Go Abroad Fair will feature: Top-ranked universities from around the world Undergrad and postgrad degree programs Gap Year options Work abroad, volunteering, […]

Jan
11
2015

Encounter new cultures in your own backyard: explore Canada’s diversity through photography

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  Going abroad can be a great experience. Travelling brings you in contact with other cultures and new perspectives, and expands the way you think and understand the world. But here’s the thing: so can staying in Canada. Canada’s foreign-born population is now over 6.8 million—that’s over 20 percent of the total population. In the 2011 National Household Survey, Canadians reported more than 200 ethnic origins. Right here at home, we are surrounded by (and […]

Oct
14
2014

Top Ten China Treks: From Everest to the Gobi Desert and a week on the Great Wall (Part 1) – by Asmita Sarkar

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China is vast and when it comes to culture, climate and geography the diversity is astounding. When you look for hiking destinations in China, expect to find many, each with its challenges, and breathtaking scenic beauty. Here are five that we consider in the Top 10 – keep checking back for our next post for the other five.  Tibet and Yunnan both take up three of the ten spots on this list.  While all of Tibet’s treks […]

Sep
1
2014

Travel abroad .. and find your soulmate

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Born and raised in Vanderhoof, BC, a small town an hour west of Prince George, Jacintha Kulchar had never really considered travelling.  She graduated from the local high school, studied Applied Business Technology program at the College of New Caledonia, and then worked at a veterinary clinic, which seemed a totally logical choice considering her parents raised cattle on their 1000 acres of land.  While working at the clinic, her boss sent her on a […]

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