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A tale of two Sydneys – when travel plans take tourists to the wrong place with the right name

Even experienced travellers make mistakes when booking flights or trains, sometimes finding themselves in the wrong place entirely. For those Australia bound who land in Sydney, Nova Scotia, their error is especially glaring.

Even experienced travellers make mistakes when booking flights or trains, sometimes finding themselves in the wrong place entirely. For those Australia bound who land in Sydney, Nova Scotia, their error is especially glaring.

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Vancouver artist who started craze for making toys from drawings

Petti Fong catches up with Wendy Tsao, whose idea for turning drawings into personalised toys has gone global and been picked up by companies.

Petti Fong catches up with Wendy Tsao, whose idea for turning drawings into personalised toys has gone global and been picked up by companies.

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Cantonese under threat in Vancouver

In 1957, Jim Wong Chu - then nine years old - was sent from Vancouver to Hong Kong. When he returned to Canada four years later, speaking what he called "Hongkongese", Wong says he failed to connect.

In 1957, Jim Wong Chu - then nine years old - was sent from Vancouver to Hong Kong. When he returned to Canada four years later, speaking what he called "Hongkongese", Wong says he failed to connect.

11 Apr 2015 - 7:41PM
City scope: all change in Chinatown

"Chinatown is dying."

Eight minutes into Julia Kwan's documentary Everything Will Be, this observation is made by a local herbalist as she condemns a world in which rich Chinese are snapping up property across North America with little sense of heritage.

"Chinatown is dying."

Eight minutes into Julia Kwan's documentary Everything Will Be, this observation is made by a local herbalist as she condemns a world in which rich Chinese are snapping up property across North America with little sense of heritage.

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City scope: Reality bites for fake dentist

It's hard to fathom quite why rogue dentist David Wu turned himself in recently after being on the lam for so long.

It's hard to fathom quite why rogue dentist David Wu turned himself in recently after being on the lam for so long.

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