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TV Alert: Shatner TNG Documentary

Monday, August 25th, 2014

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Attention Canadian Trek fans; the new William Shatner documentary on The Next Generation airs on HBO Canada tonight.

The documentary, William Shatner Presents: Chaos on the Bridge, was written and directed by Shatner.

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New Trek Home Fashions

Friday, July 4th, 2014

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New Star Trek-themed home fashions from Canada’s Lady Sandra will be of interest to Trek fans.

The items include a Spock Cuddle Wrap, a USS Enterprise Cushion, and two Star Trek blankets with snaps.

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Vulcan Ale Expands East

Thursday, March 13th, 2014

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For Canadians from Ontario waiting for Vulcan Ale to arrive in their area, good news comes from the Harvest Moon Brewing Company.

Vulcan Ale is now available in Ontario courtesy of The Federation of Beer.

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New Trek Museum To Open

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Canada’s only Star Trek museum is set to open this summer.

The Trekcetera Museum will open this June in Vulcan, Alberta, Canada.

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Vulcan For The Next Generation

Monday, October 29th, 2012

Vulcan, Alberta, Canada is looking to rebrand itself in hopes of keeping the next generation from leaving the small prairie town.

That rebranding will include building on Vulcan’s Star Trek theme.

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New Spock Days Guests Announced

Wednesday, January 18th, 2012

For those attending the annual Spock Days this June, several familiar Trek names will be in attendance.

Spock Days is held once a year in Vulcan, Alberta, Canada, and this year, the event will run from June 8-10 and feature five Trek-related guests.

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Trek Fans Wed In Vulcan

Monday, November 29th, 2010

Star Trek fans James McDonald and Kate Olaso were wed in Vulcan, Alberta, Canada last weekend at the spaceship-styled Vulcan Tourism and Trek Station.

The forty-one-year-old McDonald is a resident of nearby Calgary, and has been a Trek fan since boyhood. His friend suggested that the pair have a Star Trek-themed wedding in Vulcan. “It was really fun,” said Olaso. “When we started dating, he brought me here to a convention.”

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Nimoy’s Vulcan Homecoming

Thursday, April 22nd, 2010

Leonard Nimoy will be visiting Vulcan on Friday, April 23, but his visit will be to the Canadian town of that name, not the Federation planet.

After accepting an invitation to the Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, Nimoy decided to stop off at Vulcan for several hours. “”I decided that not only would I got there but since I’m that close I would also make the trip to Vulcan,” he explained.

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Shatner For Governor General

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

When the current Governor General steps down this year, readers of The Mark, a Canadian online political publication, have a candidate to replace her, the one and only Captain Kirk!

In a very informal poll, Shatner is handily beating the other candidates, which include hockey stars Bobby Orr and Wayne Gretzky.

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Spock To Visit Vulcan

Friday, March 26th, 2010

Leonard Nimoy will be visiting Vulcan, a small Alberta town which has built a small tourist industry based on Star Trek.

The Town of Vulcan had the name first, but Star Trek made that name famous when the show became popular. A shrewd decision was made by Vulcan to capitalize on that famous name by the small town with a population of nineteen-hundred residents, and now the town will have a personal visit from Nimoy, the most famous Vulcan of all.

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Star Trek XI Roundup

Thursday, April 30th, 2009

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Vulcan To Get Star Trek XI Sneak Peak

Saturday, March 21st, 2009

The logistics were just too daunting for the small town of Vulcan, Canada to host the world premiere of Star Trek XI, but Paramount was able to come up with a logical compromise.

As reported by CBCnews.ca, Leonard Nimoy‘s assistance to Vulcan paid off and three hundred of its residents will get to see Star Trek XI two days ahead of the rest of North America. (more…)

Nimoy: Bring Star Trek XI To Vulcan

Thursday, March 19th, 2009

The Town of Vulcan got unexpected support in their campaign to host the premiere of Star Trek XI when Leonard Nimoy read about it on the Internet and made a phone call.

As reported by The Calgary Herald, Vulcan Tourism Coordinator Dayna Dickens thought she was being “punked” when she received the phone call from Mr. Spock himself. “I was courteous and professional,” said Dickens. “We are in a bit of a target position.” (more…)