Kim’s Story: How Aeroplan Miles Helped a First-time Filmmaker

Kim Laureen has been an Aeroplan Member for over a decade, racking up miles from everyday purchases as she worked and raised a family. She didn’t have a plan for using those miles – until Kim and her daughter, Megan Dirksen, had an idea for a documentary film and their passion project was born. How…

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Tips on travelling with a family member who has reduced mobility

by la petite bette You shouldn’t be prevented from travelling because you or a family member have a condition that affects mobility. However, it’s always wise to look for ways to make the experience as pleasant as possible. Our 12‑year‑old son, Malek, has cerebral palsy. His disability prevents him from walking long distances and using his hands…

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Four day trips from Vancouver your kids will love

by The Traveling Canucks Surrounded by British Columbia’s natural beauty, Vancouver is a very family-friendly destination. With lots of choice in activities year-round, there’s no shortage of things to do for locals and tourists. Today we are sharing a few of our favourite activities just a short drive from downtown Vancouver. In winter and summer, these…

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Common family travel mistakes and how to avoid them

by The Traveling Canucks Travelling with young children doesn’t always go according to plan. In fact, family travel rarely goes exactly the way you envisioned it would when you booked your flight. We’ve taken our two young boys (aged 7 and 5 years old) on many adventures over the past few years and each trip has…

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10 ways to shop stress-free this holiday season

Some sources of holiday stress we just can’t help you with. Uncle Robert’s oft-repeated lame jokes and boring stories will still haunt your holiday dining table like the dry fruitcake no one wants. But maybe we can help reduce other kinds of stress, like SIS for instance. SIS? Shopping-Induced Stress. Here are 10 ways to…

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