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  • In With the Old. In With the New.

    Saying Québec City has aged well would be an understatement. For four centuries and counting, the Québec capital has enjoyed a never-ending Renaissance that has made it one of Canada’s top cultural hotspots and a popular destination for tourists and event planners alike. “Québec City is so easy to sell,” says Fernand Gervais, Dean of the Faculty of Education at Université Laval, “It’s a promotional tool unto itself. It is a quintessential European city in the heart of North America.”…

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  • The Omni King Edward Hotel set to invest $6.5 million in Crystal Ballroom restoration

    Venue to be renovated to its former grandeur, maintaining heritage design elements from the 1920s On the heels of its $40 million renovation less than one year ago, Toronto’s historic Omni King Edward Hotel is delighted to announce that it will be restoring its celebrated and ornate Crystal Ballroom, home to the city’s most prestigious social functions from the 1920s through the 1970s. The project will kick off in August with an official grand opening for the Crystal Ballroom slated for early…

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