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This is what's awesome in Canada this week!

The Canada Is Awesome network has websites and social media extensions in Vancouver , Squamish , Calgary and Toronto , with many more on the horizon.

The Canada Is Awesome network has websites and social media extensions in Vancouver, Squamish, Calgary and Toronto, with many more on the horizon. Our goal is simple: we let people know about all of the awesome things that make their Canadian cities great, despite the bad. I'm the founder of this network and each week in this What's Awesome post I bring you the top stories from each of our properties, giving you access to the best of our content all in one place.


CIFF and The Globe Bring Canada’s 10 Best Films to YYC

These are the dark days of winter, film-wise, my friends. But luckily for you and me and movie screens, The Calgary International Film Festival – in partnership with the Globe Cinema – is bringing some of the best films of 2014 to screen in February as part of the 14th Annual Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival!


This Performance Inspired Mayor Heintzman to Play Queen

At today’s sold-out Squamish Chamber of Commerce Mayor’s Luncheon, Mayor Patricia Heitzman began her speech by with a ukulele rendition of Queen’s We Will Rock You.

Here’s the performance that inspired her.


Fight to End Cancer Training has Begun

The annual Fight to End Cancer event put on by Kingsway Boxing owner Jennifer Huggins has begun training for the 2015 fundraiser in Toronto.


10 of the Best Cheap Restaurants in Vancouver

For the past 2 years Andrea Loewen has been bringing you Vancouver on the Cheap, exposing many of the the best-kept secrets of living cheap in this expensive city of ours. To celebrate the anniversary of her most excellent column we got her to put together 10 of her favourite cheap restaurants in Vancouver.

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