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Fredericton

6 Reasons To Visit Fredericton, New Brunswick

By KAT TANCOCK

Photo: André Gallant/Tourism New Brunswick

New Brunswick’s capital has more going for it than just lobster and the legislature (though the former makes for a unique potato chip). Here are six reasons you should make Fredericton a stop on your Maritime itinerary.

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East Coast Beer and Breweries: A Historic Maritime Tradition

By ALINA SEAGAL

Garrison Brewing Company in Halifax (Photo: Nicole Bratt)

Canada’s east coasters love their beer and it shows. The Martimes region is famous for its historic breweries and has been producing the delicious amber drink since the early 19th century. It has given the rest of Canada notable brands Alexander Keith’s and Moosehead. Jason Foster, a CBC beer columnist, insists that Atlantic Canada has developed a unique beer personality that is essentially British in balance and fruitiness, to reflect local history and culture. (more…)

One Fabulous Day in Fredericton, New Brunswick

By KAT TANCOCK

Fredericton lighthouse and Walking Bridge (Photo: Piddleville)

New Brunswick’s capital city, Fredericton makes for an excellent stopover on a Maritimes tour. The quiet town on the Saint John River offers plenty to keep you busy, like this one-day itinerary that includes biking, shopping, a haunted hike and sampling the local bounty of food—especially seafood and beer. (more…)