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Where Magazine

June 20, 2008 10:00 ET

Where Magazine Editors Select Canada's Top Ten New or Improved Attractions for Summer 2008

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 20, 2008) - Summer is finally here and to help travellers who are getting ready for their holidays, the regional editors of Where magazine today announced their picks for Canada's Top Ten New or Improved Attractions for Summer 2008. Many of these attractions are brand new; others are completely renovated or are celebrating significant milestones. They are as diverse as Canada itself, ranging from new additions to major attractions in Ontario to examples of natural beauty in British Columbia and Alberta. Together, they are this season's must-see events, exhibits, venues and sites of relevance for anyone considering travel within Canada.

Canada's Top Ten New or Improved Attractions for Summer 2008 (in alphabetical order) are:

1. Adrena Line Zipline Adventure Tours - Victoria, British Columbia

2. "Behemoth" at Canada's Wonderland - Vaughan, Ontario

3. Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park Interpretive Centre - Siksika, Alberta

4. Canadian Petroleum Discovery Centre - Devon, Alberta

5. The Costume Museum of Canada - Winnipeg, Manitoba

6. "Facing Mars" at the Ontario Science Centre - Toronto, Ontario

7. Lake Minnewanka Boat Tours, Banff - Alberta

8. Pier 21, Canada's Immigration Museum - Halifax, Nova Scotia

9. Royal Canadian Mint - Ottawa, Ontario

10. Stanley Park - Vancouver, British Columbia

Established in 2003, Canada's Top Ten New or Improved Attractions for Summer 2008 is an annual award program devoted to celebrating and raising awareness of Canada's top seasonal attractions. The top ten attractions are comprised of travel destinations in each of the following Where magazine regions: Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Edmonton, Halifax, Muskoka/Parry Sound, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg.

Detailed information about Canada's Top Ten New or Improved Attractions for Summer 2008 can be found online at www.where.ca/summer2008 and in select summer issues of Where Canada magazines.

About Where:

Where is the world's largest publisher of visitor magazines and can be found in more than 4,300 hotels worldwide. Since 1936, Where has provided travellers with timely, local information on current shopping trends, new stores, restaurants, cultural attractions and entertainment. Where Canada magazines are available at hotels, travel information centres, stores and attractions in the following locations: Calgary, Canadian Rockies, Edmonton, Halifax, Mississauga, Muskoka/Parry Sound, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Victoria and Winnipeg. Where Canada is a subsidiary of St. Joseph Media, whose stable of magazines includes Toronto Life, FASHION Magazine and Wish.

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