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August 31, 1992 | MARY WILLIAMS WALSH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Bezal Jesudason keeps his table set for 15, here on remote Cornwallis Island high in the Canadian Arctic archipelago. He never knows who may be dropping in for dinner. There were the New Agers from Winnipeg, on their way by sledge to the magnetic North Pole, where they hoped to beget a super-baby. There was the Japanese film crew making a movie called "Antarctica"; because they were at the wrong end of the globe, they had to use stuffed penguins as props.
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TRAVEL
May 21, 2000 | BETSY BATES FREED, Betsy Bates Freed is a writer living in Santa Barbara
Dusky rays of sun slipped through the stone corridors of 17th century Vieux (Old) Montreal as our carriage driver welcomed us in a lilting French accent. Speaking over the hollow clop of horseshoes on cobblestones, he asked what brought a family of four from California to this island city where the St. Lawrence and Ottawa rivers meet.
WORLD
July 31, 2003 | From Times Wire Reports
Rolling Stones fans rocked at an outdoor concert aimed at showing Toronto is free of SARS and ready for visitors. More than 400,000 tickets were sold at $16 each for acts that also included Guess Who and Justin Timberlake. Organizers hope that the concert will help revive tourism in Canada, where the fallout from severe acute respiratory syndrome is estimated to have cost the industry hundreds of millions of dollars.
NATIONAL
April 19, 2006 | From the Associated Press
The Bush administration said Tuesday that it still planned to require passports from all foreigners entering the United States by the end of next year, despite calls for a delay by some Republicans worried about strained relations with Canada. At issue is a 2004 law, being phased in over three years, to tighten U.S. borders against terrorists and other criminals.
ENTERTAINMENT
October 14, 2000
Re Brian Lowry's "Labor Movement Isn't Aboot to Head Into Canadian Sunset" (Oct. 3): Finally, someone in Hollywood has the guts to focus on the real reason production from the U.S. has been given a green magic carpet ride. Forestry and tourism were Canada's major industries. They vowed to make filmmaking No. 1. For the last 20 years, they've been building, training, with the ultimate goal of going toe to toe with Hollywood, New York, Atlanta, Wilmington, Seattle, Salt Lake and every other place that's suffering from a lack of production.
TRAVEL
September 27, 1998 | CHRISTOPHER REYNOLDS, TIMES TRAVEL WRITER
Follow the money, a certain anonymous source told Watergate reporter Bob Woodward about 25 years ago, and that advice often serves consumers well too. But if you're a traveler looking for bargains abroad, you're better off doing the opposite: Follow the enfeebled economies.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 3, 1997 | SHELBY GRAD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
If the Orange County Tourism Council has its way, vacationers will soon refer to the home of Disneyland and Surf City by the new slogan, "The Perfect California." That phrase, along with an aqua logo featuring a wave, a palm tree and the sun, was unveiled last month as part of the council's latest campaign to lure more tourists.
TRAVEL
August 2, 1998 | CLIFF TERRY, Terry is a former reporter for the Chicago Tribune who still lives in Chicago
For five days the seas had been incredibly calm, with only occasional hefty waves to deal with. But now on the final day of our kayaking trip to the southern Gulf Islands near Vancouver, in British Columbia, we ran into unexpected turbulence, otherwise known as a tide rip.
OPINION
October 22, 1995 | Walter Russell Mead, Walter Russell Mead, a contributing editor to Opinion, is a presidential fellow at the World Policy Institute of the New School. He is the author of "Mortal Splendor: The American Empire in Transition" (Houghton Mifflin) and is now working on a book about U.S. foreign policy
There is only one man alive who can make Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole vote against free trade and make Sen. Jesse Helms (R-N.C.) speak Spanish on the Senate floor. That man is Fidel Castro, and he was at it again last week, working his mysterious occult power to cloud the minds of U.S. politicians and turn the United States into a global laughingstock. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.
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