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Immigration Minister John McCallum says Canadian officials are heavily engaged in talks with the European Commission, Bulgaria and Romania about entry visa requirements. McCallum said Tuesday that Ottawa has not offered Bulgarians and Romanians a full waiver on entry visas, but has offered them something called "Canada plus," which he said will result in easier access for regular travellers. The minister made his remarks on the same day the European Commission urged member states and lawmakers to begin "urgent talks" on how to respond after Canada failed to lift entry visa requirements for Bulgarians and Romanians. In a statement released...

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Photo: abc7.com On Thursday March 17th, my girlfriend Kimberley Smith and I flew from Copenhagen, Denmark to Brussels, Belgium to spend a few days visiting and to see a concert (Flume). An hour before we arrived in Brussels the man responsible for the Paris Shootings was caught in a suburb of Brussels called Molenbeek. The capture was made very public and the following days in the city were noticeably eerie, with a very visible police presence throughout the downtown core.  Saturday March 19th. On the metro on the way to the concert venue on Saturday night, beer in hand, I made...

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If you’ve ever had a long flight then you know that airplane food isn’t exactly gourmet. But as it turns out, some passengers fare better than others when it comes to in-flight meals. While you’re picking away at your meal in economy class, business and first class passengers are enjoying dinners that look like they came out of a 5-star restaurant (where are they preparing these anyways?). Don’t believe us? See for yourself. Here are some differences between economy and business class airplane food: 1. Singapore Airlines Dinner in economy class: Flickr This chicken and mash potato meal looks straight...

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It has been more than 50 years since the Cold War foes have had scheduled airline flights. americanuestra.com This story originally appeared on Time.com. U.S. officials signed an aviation pact in Cuba on Tuesday, restoring scheduled airline flights between the two countries for the first time in more than 50 years. According to a statement by the U.S. Transportation Department, the move, which brought into effect an arrangement the Cold War foes agreed to in December, was attended by the top officials from both countries. “We are excited to announce the availability of new scheduled air service opportunities to Cuba for U.S....

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Getty Images After more than two decades of passport-free travel within Europe, the European Union is preparing to invoke emergency border controls for at least two years. The flood of refugees—in particular, Greece’s inability to control its borders—and recent terrorist attacks in the region have been threatening to end the policy of “borderless travel” between EU members. According to the AP, such a provision would allow countries that have already implemented emergency border checks (including Germany, France, Denmark, and Norway) to continue without violating the Schengen Border Code (the agreement between EU countries to allow citizens and travelers the right of free...

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