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The Top 10 Victoria Day events across Canada

The Top 10 Victoria Day events across Canada The travel website has come up with a list of uniquely Canadian events and festivals taking place on or around Victoria Day weekend. Ottawa, Montreal, Toronto and Victoria each get two of the Top 10: 1. Victoria Day Parade, Victoria, B.C.: What better place to celebrate Victoria Day than in Victoria? The Victoria Day Parade takes place in downtown Victoria on May 18, with more than 120,000 spectators watching marching bands, floats and clowns. See 2. Canadian Tulip Festival, Ottawa and Gatineau: Besides Winterlude and Canada Day, the Tulip Festival is Ottawa's biggest event, says TripAtlas. This year's festival started last weekend and goes to May 18, featuring the Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe (performances almost daily to May 18), talks on ev...(read more..)

Hornets edge Nuggets to tighten up

Hornets edge Nuggets to tighten up New Orleans, LA (Sports Network) - Chris Paul posted game-highs with 32 points and 12 assists as the New Orleans Hornets escaped with a 95-93 win over the Denver Nuggets in Game 3 of a Western Conference quarterfinal series. James Posey connected for 13 points and nine rebounds, including a key free throw in the final seconds for the Hornets, who picked up their first win of the series after dropping the first two on the road. David West racked up 19 points and nine boards before fouling out late, while Rasual Butler contributed 17 points, including 3-of-4 from beyond the arc for the victors. Carmelo Anthony recorded 25 points, eight rebounds and five assists for the Nuggets, who almost rallied from an 11-point fourth-quarter deficit but connected on just 40.5 percent from the flo...(read more..)