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Loonie will plummet to 85 cents: TD

Craig Alexander, chief economist for TD Economics, warned Thursday that consumers could see the Canadian dollar slide as low as 85 cents US by mid-year — a level it hasn’t closed below since May 2009 — if the current environment … Continue reading

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Travel prices up due to bitter winter weather, agent says

While January is normally a slow month, Ottawa travel agent says prices are up due to higher demand Ticket prices are rising due to increased demand, largely because more people want to escape the recent bitter winter weather, according to … Continue reading

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Agents On Winter Innovations: Part 2: The Rise Of Rouge

There’s always something new for the winter sun season, whether it’s a destination, a new spin on the all-inclusive model or a start-up operator. This year, there are a number of interesting changes, including an interactive digital brochure from WestJet … Continue reading

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Handa Travel Makes Additional Comments Regarding Upcoming TICO AGM

Yesterday morning, reported on Handa Travel’s release, highlighting some of the proposals the Ottawa-based agency aims to make at tomorrow’s TICO Annual General Meeting. Today, Handa Travel commented on the response received from various members of the agency community. … Continue reading

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