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  • Monica Poling | February 29, 2016 4:00 PM ET

    New Canadian Signature Experiences; more CanadaPulse News

    New Canadian Signature Experiences; more CanadaPulse News

    Photo courtesy of Quirpon LIghthouse, Newfoundland, one of the newest members of the Canadian Signature Experiences program.

    Here are some of this week’s top travel headlines north of the border courtesy TravelPulse Canada.

    Polar bear conservation, lighthouse living and mountaineering are among the newest adventures that have been added to the Canadian Signature Experiences program, which highlights definitive Canadian activities for travelers.

    Quark Expeditions has rolled out its Adventure Week program, a land-based exploration of the Canadian Arctic in partnership with the Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge, which is owned by famed polar explorer Richard Weber and his family.

    Speaking of the Arctic, Adventure Canada is offering a sweet deal on an Arctic getaway. For a warmer getaway, Sunwing Vacations has launched a new family-friendly travel program, Kidcations.

    Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver is offering a Nordstrom Shopping Package. Nordstrom recently expanded into Canada and the Vancouver store is its third Canadian location.

    Residents of Montreal were treated to a fun mid-winter pick-me-up as dancers from the Dominican Republic performed merengue dance moves at a local bus stop, courtesy of the Dominican Republic Tourist Board.

    Be sure to watch out for these big-ticket Canadian events: The Montreal Jazz Festival and Toronto’s Redpath Waterfront Festival.

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Monica Poling Pulse on Canada

Monica Poling Monica Poling, editor of TravelPulse Canada, has been writing about travel for more than 20 years. Although she lives in Los Angeles, she was born in Moncton, N.B. and continues to have a serious case of Canadiana. Read more about her latest travel experiences on her blog
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