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Forum: Canada
Jun 8, 21, 10:27 am
Replies: 16
Views: 1,171
Posted By Arthurrs

Anyone drive from Ontario to Quebec recently? ...

Anyone drive from Ontario to Quebec recently? Any checkpoints? I'm looking to do a quick visit of a client in Dorval next week for a few hours.
Forum: Canada
May 3, 21, 9:06 pm
Replies: 827
Views: 93,129
Posted By Arthurrs

Looks like one of the YYZ hotels has an outbreak...

Looks like one of the YYZ hotels has an outbreak among its staff:
https://www.680news.com/2021/05/03/multiple-employees-test-positive-at-quarantine-hotel/You have to wonder if they will shut the...
Apr 21, 21, 7:17 am
Replies: 525
Views: 140,346
Posted By Arthurrs

Unfortunate that services have been cut. How...

Unfortunate that services have been cut. How busy was the hotel? Were both the south and north buildings full?
Forum: Canada
Apr 16, 21, 1:08 am
Replies: 72
Views: 16,937
Posted By Arthurrs

Peace Bridge is a very *long* walk (almost 2 km),...

Peace Bridge is a very *long* walk (almost 2 km), part of it uphill over an elevated bridge. Take the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls. It's a short (400m) and level crossing with a fabulous view,...
Forum: Canada
Mar 24, 21, 2:43 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 2,648
Posted By Arthurrs

And I'll likely be one of the first to cross, on...

And I'll likely be one of the first to cross, on my way to visit my son, and hopefully get my covid vaccination months before it's available here for my mid 50's age bracket!
Forum: Canada
Mar 3, 21, 2:33 pm
Replies: 827
Views: 93,129
Posted By Arthurrs

LOL, if you have time on your hands, you may end...

LOL, if you have time on your hands, you may end up using all three days you paid for, even if the test results come back early!! The upper level rooms come with telescopes so that you can spy on...
Forum: Canada
Mar 2, 21, 10:26 am
Replies: 827
Views: 93,129
Posted By Arthurrs

Out of all the airport hotels I have stayed at...

Out of all the airport hotels I have stayed at throughout the world, I'd say the YVR Fairmont is among the best for service and consistency, I have stayed there many times (enough one year to get...
Forum: Canada
Feb 22, 21, 9:30 am
Replies: 72
Views: 16,937
Posted By Arthurrs

Yep, totally doable at the Rainbow Bridge. It's...

Yep, totally doable at the Rainbow Bridge. It's not really a long walk from one side to another. However, with all the mist in the air from the falls, it can get a bit icy when the temps are below...
Forum: Canada
Feb 18, 21, 9:04 am
Replies: 72
Views: 16,937
Posted By Arthurrs

Indeed Rainbow Bridge would be the shortest walk...

Indeed Rainbow Bridge would be the shortest walk across. Whirlpool Bridge continues to be NEXUS only.
Forum: Canada
Feb 16, 21, 1:03 am
Replies: 827
Views: 93,129
Posted By Arthurrs

This might be helpful: ...

This might be helpful:
https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/essential-workers-land-border-testing-blair-1.5914102
I recommend you contact your local MP to get an exemption from Bill Blair on your...
Jan 23, 21, 12:28 pm
Replies: 525
Views: 140,346
Posted By Arthurrs

Seems like the SPA is open, but obviously with...

Seems like the SPA is open, but obviously with reduced capacity and extra precautions:
https://www.fairmontorchid.com/all-safe/

I could use a massage in an oceanfront cabana about now!!
Forum: Canada
Jan 23, 21, 12:07 pm
Replies: 486
Views: 27,378
Posted By Arthurrs

Travel shaming of politicians and CEO's taking a...

Travel shaming of politicians and CEO's taking a sunny Christmas trip had it's chilling effect, and now while you certainly can travel somewhere warm for your Winter/March break, the proposed...
Forum: Canada
Jan 18, 21, 9:21 am
Replies: 25
Views: 2,790
Posted By Arthurrs

The selfish part of me can figure out how to get...

The selfish part of me can figure out how to get across the border and get my shots a lot sooner through a few connections I have, but that wouldn't reflect well on my polite Canadian deference to...
Forum: Hawaii
Dec 2, 20, 1:34 pm
Replies: 1,990
Views: 240,604
Posted By Arthurrs

What makes it even more damning is that this...

What makes it even more damning is that this couple are residents of Kauai, and knew before even stepping on the plane that they tested positive for Covid-19. It's easy to blame tourists and make...
Nov 14, 20, 1:10 am
Replies: 23
Views: 2,923
Posted By Arthurrs

My software engineer son likes his 2013 MacBook...

My software engineer son likes his 2013 MacBook Air better than his work provided 2019 MacBook Pro! Reason? It has a real row of function keys and escape key. He says that the touchbar is unusable...
Nov 3, 20, 6:34 pm
Replies: 321
Views: 47,220
Posted By Arthurrs

How is the consistency of their US bound flights?...

How is the consistency of their US bound flights? Any being cancelled due to low passenger loads?
Oct 25, 20, 11:09 am
Replies: 68
Views: 9,848
Posted By Arthurrs

Did you stay in SEA, or come back to Canada after...

Did you stay in SEA, or come back to Canada after the test? Any issues crossing the border? Quarantine?
Forum: Hawaii
Oct 6, 20, 9:50 pm
Replies: 1,990
Views: 240,604
Posted By Arthurrs

This is Mayor Kim's last term. What does he have...

This is Mayor Kim's last term. What does he have to lose in keeping the island effectively closed until the end of the year and his term?? Local residents and businesses are getting fed up, and...
Oct 6, 20, 11:28 am
Replies: 68
Views: 9,848
Posted By Arthurrs

I think everyone is doing the wait and see...

I think everyone is doing the wait and see approach to this to minimize risk, having been burned by last minute changes to the rules because politicians in Hawaii lack any concrete game plan to allow...
Forum: Hawaii
Sep 29, 20, 8:13 am
Replies: 1,990
Views: 240,604
Posted By Arthurrs

If you even had the slightest hint of the layers...

If you even had the slightest hint of the layers of bureaucracy that run an airport, setting up sequestered parts of the airport to support different classifications of inter island travel is a...
Forum: Hawaii
Sep 18, 20, 11:29 am
Replies: 1,990
Views: 240,604
Posted By Arthurrs

That opens up a really messy can of worms. If...

That opens up a really messy can of worms. If you get infected during your flight there or while on Hawaii, now you are stuck for at least 14 days before any airline will let you return! Yeah it's...
Forum: Hawaii
Sep 14, 20, 6:00 pm
Replies: 1,143
Views: 126,250
Posted By Arthurrs

Define "science".... It's no secret that we...

Define "science"....

It's no secret that we are still trying to figure out the "science" of Covid, partly because we don't really want to accept reality of Covid (it's here to stay folks, there...
Forum: Canada
Aug 17, 20, 2:11 pm
Replies: 437
Views: 43,941
Posted By Arthurrs

They might make an exception given the...

They might make an exception given the circumstances, but my previous attempts at TN visas always required the intent of *crossing* the border into the USA at the time of application, even if only...
Jun 26, 20, 6:55 pm
Replies: 199
Views: 92,386
Posted By Arthurrs

That's a pretty good pace!! I trust things are...

That's a pretty good pace!! I trust things are going well given the recent circumstances. I really hope to fly again soon.
Forum: Hawaii
Jun 5, 20, 4:57 am
Replies: 1,143
Views: 126,250
Posted By Arthurrs

So are you suggesting that the menu item the...

So are you suggesting that the menu item the Japanese tourist enjoyed last year for $40 be sold for $80 this year to make up for a 50% seating capacity loss? Even if you sold it at $60, the dining...
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