15 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Canada - Updated 2023

Sin Yee
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Canada is a huge and beautiful country with a lot to offer. There are just so many activities you can do here, no matter which area you choose to go to. There are big cities with nice shopping districts and places to visit and smaller towns with the scenic train rides and wonders of nature. Canada is also known for its cold winters and this definitely is great news for winter sports lovers. If you are looking for an authentic Canadian experience besides the usual maple syrup and poutine, your choice of accommodation is also a key point! We have listed some awesome accommodations in this article. Read on to check out some of the best Airbnbs in Canada.

1. h-century loft with three skylights

This exquisite 19th-century loft located in Old Montreal is a dream come true for any traveller! This space used to be a factory and was charmingly converted into a loft with three skylights that enable the gorgeous natural sunlight to shine in during the day.

You’ll get a fully functioning kitchen here, a living room with Apple TV and a bedroom. It is also conveniently located beside the Notre Dame Basilica and a five-minute walk to the Place D'Armes Metro, with some of the best restaurants only a stone’s throw away.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
505.44 km (314.1 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
687 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire loft 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very nice apartment very well decorated and comfortable with a projector with apple tv and nice kitchen
there is room to entertain and it is very very comfortable to unwind in
apartment was very clean when i arrived
sparkling clean and comfortable will return
the loft is the perfect size it was clean spacious and is overall a beautiful space
host was easy to communicate with and kept the loft clean and well-stocked
more hosts should be like alex and ana
host was quick to communicate and easy to deal with
super flexible and lovely hosts
placement: excellent hosts: kind and quick to respond and able to provide local tips if necessary
wonderful location in old montreal
great location big and bright
amazing location in the heart is historic downtown montreal
this is the perfect location
great loft in incredible location
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2. Beltline Townhouse (from USD 92)

A slightly luxurious place to stay in downtown Calgary that is ideal for four people is this townhome with two bedrooms hosted by Taylor. The hip stores, restaurants, and nightclubs of 17th Avenue Southwest are a short and sweet 3 blocks away from this beautiful lodging. Inside, chic decor with elegant embellishments is featured, as well as a kitchen that may be small but has everything that you would need. For its price tag in Calgary’s city center, it’s one of the best deals you’ll find yet.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2709.39 km (1683.6 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
439 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved the upstairs patio and bed was super comfy
the place was amazing plenty of room fast internet lots of thoughtful supplies
loved the coffee-table travel book and homey touches of the place
unfortunately the fan that was provided in the master bedroom provided very little relief from the heat
there is plenty of space in this apartment was really modern and nicely decorated
very clean throughout
very clean and decorated cute
excellent space - very clean and welcoming
great spot that was clean stylish and spacious
everything was great super spacious and clean
free pass was provided by hosts
the hosts were very responsive and helpful with any questions
the hosts are thoughtful and responsive
great place and very responsive hosts
the hosts were very helpful in suggestions of where to eat
cute little townhouse in a great location
great location super close to great food and walkable to everything
a beautiful townhouse located in a nice street with easy access to downtown
location was so ideal for what we needed in calgary
great place and great location
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3. Cosy apartment that is beautiful in any season (from USD 58)

This cosy suite is located in Dead Man’s Flats, a hamlet in Alberta, Canada. It is easily accessible – only a seven-minute drive from downtown Canmore. The spacious Canada vacation rental is beautifully furnished, complete with a snug living room with a fireplace, one bedroom, a washer, dryer and a fully equipped kitchen. Guests can also access the hot tub, barbecue area and fitness center. It has all the amenities you’d need on a daily basis, so it definitely feels like a home away from home.

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Canmore / Dead Man's Flats, Alberta, Canada
2793.12 km (1735.6 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
481 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pull out couch was very comfortable
the room is perfect for two and offers plenty of room for your entire stay
fully equipped with a kitchen laundry facilities wifi and television with good channels to watch before bed
the place was clean kitchen washer/dryer nice bathroom etc
the room is comfortable although tv doesnt work
the apartment is clean and large
room was sparkling clean and very cosy
the place was very clean and modern
the space is spotless and lovely with modern decor
clean beautoful place with thoughtful touches
makhbool is a great host
great facilities quick response by host and will definitely be back
makhbool is a very good host
and the host was very helpful and quick to respond
makhbool was a great host and very responsive
very nice location close to banff national park
there is a great restaurant walking distance from the resort
great apartment at a superb location
excellent space and beautiful location
the place was the perfect location
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4. Quaint cottage in the South Shore (from USD 109)

This private cottage, located in Crousetown, Nova Scotia, is a quaint, cosy space that is great for travellers who are in love with Mother Nature. The Petite River is situated right beside the property. With such easy access to the beautiful river, guests can feel free to just sit back, lie down and immerse themselves in relaxing activities by the shore.

Equipped with an authentic wood-burning fireplace, you can also keep yourself really snug and warm during the winter. There is also a well-kept kitchen with basic amenities, like a fridge and stove. The deck outside this cottage in Canada also allows guests to organise a barbecue or bonfire session under the stars.

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Crousetown, Nova Scotia, Canada
1194.33 km (742.2 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
476 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cottage 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the wifi worked great
cell reception is spotty in the house but wifi works great
the cottage was cozy but very comfortable and well designed
the cottage is well appointed and very comfortable
there is no tv which i loved
sherry's space is warm inviting and impeccably clean
sherry’s place was clean well stocked very quiet and peaceful and beautiful by the river
you’ll have a awesome experience beautiful and clean
we cooked and found everything we needed and the rest of the cabin was clean and comfortable
the host's attention to detail was amazing
the guidelines and tips were so helpful in making an easy stay
gorgeous location and cosy living space
in terms of location you can easily access nearby towns
delightful spot right on the river a great get-away location
beautiful place to get away from everything
the river close to the property is beautiful
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5. Modernly furnished private suite (from USD 61)

This private studio suite located in downtown Calgary is modern and beautifully renovated to give guests an authentic experience. It is situated just three blocks away from 17th Avenue, where the coolest shops, bars and restaurants are. The space includes a living room, a kitchen separated by a half wall, as well as a bedroom. If you’d prefer sitting outside to relax and unwind, there is also an outdoor patio with a small cafe table.

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2709.39 km (1683.6 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
639 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire townhouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great space with a heater and fan on offer depending on personal needs
the bathroom had all the amenities supplied and the shower excellent
we had a very comfortable stay
a clean and well-maintained basement apartment with all the amenities you'll need
the room itself was small as pictured but comfortable especially for a short stay
clean and comfortable
perfect clean and cozy space
very clean and decent space
super clean and lovely place in calgary
spacious clean and well designed
friendly and helpful hosts
the host was attentive and friendly
geoff is a great host
host also gives good advice about calgary and his response is very quickly
geoff was super responsive
location good al in walking distance
location is perfect close to downtown
good location for walking places
the location of this airbnb is perfect
great location with many nice restaurants nearby short walk (or lime ride) to downtown
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6. Rustic private cabin on the water (from USD 217)

This private Canada cabin vacation rental is specifically located in the Squamish area of British Columbia. Nestled right on the water, the place boasts scenic views of the beautiful surroundings the whole year-round. This property is also really amazing because it is so quiet and tranquil – definitely a great accommodation choice for guests who are looking to unwind from their busy lifestyles. The private beach is accessible to all guests, so if you are up for some water sports or just looking to chill by the beach, you can do it all without any outside disturbances!

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Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
3356.53 km (2085.7 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
880 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Island 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
beautiful cozy spot with an unbelievable view
beautiful cozy cabin with a fantastic view of the howe sound
such a wonderful experience very cozy and amazing views
very spectacular viewscomfy bed and cozy rustic cabinwe felt very safe and looked after maria is an exceptional host
very clean and comfortable
everything was immaculately clean the property was beautiful and peaceful
the cabin is very clean warm and has a very nice vibe
the cabin was cozy comfortable and clean
the cabin is tucked away and private wonderfully clean and well laid out
friendly and more than helpful hostess
also maria’s a kind and accommodating host
maria was an excellent host will definitely stay here again
beautiful spot and wonderful host they had great recommendations for biking and a spotless place
maria was extremely helpful and welcoming into her cabin
this is a magnificent place
the location is absolutely perfect
is a hidden gem so close to town yet you feel like you’re miles away
beautiful location private cozy space
as advertised very special location
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7. Luxurious lighthouse with a scenic ocean view (from USD 211)

This property, located in Baddeck, was a working lighthouse until 1962 but the owners have since restored and converted the space into luxurious accommodation for travellers. Guests will be staying right on the beach, where they’ll be able to hear the calming sounds and enjoy the relaxing sea breeze.

The property is cosily furnished for two with a living room, one bedroom and a kitchen. Although its location is not as convenient, it is still a great hideout from the usual bustling city life.

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Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
1502.62 km (933.7 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
123 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Lighthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bathroom amenities were great for airbnb
eating breakfast on the deck was a real treat
it has stunning views of the bay from inside the living room and from the patio
the interior design is beautiful and perfectly fit to the whole nice atmospere in the kitchen/living room
the views from every room were just perfection we really can’t wait to come back
it is very clean and beautiful
our stay exceeded our expectations the place was beautiful clean and so dreamy
incrediblely friendly hosts and clean beautiful lighthouse
simply put the best hosts in the best home on airbnb
a real gem run by two very thoughtful hosts
john and rosella are superb hosts
rosella and john are wonderful hosts
rosella and john are wonderful hosts easy to communicate with and always available for questions and tips
the pictures hardly do this place justice and i wish we could have stayed longer
a gorgeous location with a space to match
definitely a unique and very special place plus very nice hosts
the location and view are awesome
we would definitely recommend this place
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8. Seaside cottage overlooking the Bay of Fundy (from USD 165)

This little cottage located in Centreville, Nova Scotia, overlooks the Bay of Fundy, offering guests a magnificent view of the sea. The property is situated near attractions, such as the Cape Split and Annapolis Valley, where travellers can choose to hike or bike on the trails. There are also various wineries nearby.

The cottage comes equipped with classic pine doors, a balcony facing the beautiful beach and a functioning kitchen for those who want to prepare their own meals. If you don’t want to, the Halls Harbour Lobster Restaurant is just a few steps from the cottage.

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Centreville, Nova Scotia, Canada
1183.66 km (735.5 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
450 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bed & couch were both very comfortable
cozy cottage with outstanding views
wonderful location can't beat the views great cozy cottage
such a comfortable cottage
the cottage is beautifully decorated and super cozy
very clean and cozy
the space was cozy and very clean
super clean rustic cabin with an amazing location
heather was a great host everything was very clean and well thought out
heather's place is wonderful super clean and super cute really matching the vibe of halls harbour
communicative and friendly hosts
heather is an awesome host
heather was very responsive to questions and or requests we had
the hosts were both very nice and interesting people whom we enjoyed
heather was a great host always very helpful and quick to respond
outstanding location so close to everything yet so private
it was beautiful location and would go back anytime
stunning location hot tub beautiful space
ultra cute cottage in the most perfect location
there is a restaurant very close by and the food there was wonderful
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9. The Sunny Loft (from USD 63)

In Ottawa, one of the nicest Airbnbs that is suitable for a small family is this studio loft hosted by Johanne. A total of four guests can comfortably stay at the Sunny Loft, and its accessibility is one of the reasons it’s a top pick among travelers. The city of Gatineau, as well as downtown Ottawa, are easily reached by car and public transport. The home features modern interiors and a cozy loft with raised ceilings. A full kitchen, free parking, and a comfortable workstation are available on the premises too.

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Gatineau, Québec, Canada
342.73 km (213.0 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
81 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire loft 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
it's so comfortable spacious with lots of natural light
the place was very quiet and comfortable for 2 all the amenities are super nice
the murphy bed is extremely comfy outstanding nano gel mattress
we had a very comfortable stay at le loft
johanne has stocked it many little extras to make you stay comfortable
clean and well appointed
space quiet and very clean
it was sparkling clean with lots of supplies
sparkling clean very well appointed stylish bright and very spacious
the loft was charming clean and spacious exactly what i needed for my stay
johanne was a great host
nice and welcome host
johanne is a great host
the host is awesome and very accommodating
johanne is a wonderful host
we will definitely recommend this location as our relatives only a 10 minute walk away
we loved the location; so close to walking/biking trails
the loft is well located and very comfortable
johanne's place is in a great location for the bike path and the nordik spa
nice place and very well situated in a quiet corner of the gatineau area
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10. Modern Scandinavian-style loft in Old Montreal

This loft is situated right in the heart of Old Montreal, with lots of the main attractions just a few minutes away. You’ll be able to explore the beauty of Old Montreal right at your doorstep! For those who are looking for a great shopping experience, the main shopping complexes are also nearby.

This space can comfortably accommodate four guests with one bedroom, a blowup bed and a plush pullout couch in the living room. Guests will also be able to access to the hot tub in the building.

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Montréal, Québec, Canada
504.73 km (313.7 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
391 reviews   Wifi Available
Entire condo 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
there's a large bedroom that's separated from the living/dining area and a great view out of the kitchen
absolutely gorgeous apartment with a gorgeous view great location
the apartment building has won many awards for its spectacular design
an incredible location great amenities and very comfortable great way to experience downtown montreal
good internet and quiet work space comfortable bed impeccably clean and great location
clean stylish and safe
the property was very clean and quiet
everything was spotless and the minimalist aesthetic made the place feel clean inviting and totally brand new
clean spacious i highly recommend
the apartment is clean and stylish
the host are very thoughtful and responds my questions quickly
communicating with the host was very easy
host was very responsive and offered great suggestions
the host answered all of our questions very quickly and kindly
david was was super responsive and accommodating to our specific needs
great downtown location
great location and a nice loft
the location is the best since it is close to the viarail station and old port
great spot location was excellent
close to old montreal and easy to access
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11. Classic condo with modern touches

For the couples who wish to stay in the heart of downtown Toronto, this condo at the Britt hosted by Jane gives you a deal of a lifetime. It’s as affordable as it gets in such a prime location without sacrificing comfort. A newly built modern kitchen, a laundry area, and efficient concierge services are some of the amenities and conveniences available here. Shopping malls, restaurants, and grocery stores are all within walking distance from this Airbnb rental. The University of Toronto is approximately 10 minutes on foot from the property.

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
722 meters (0.5 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
8 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire condo 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
gracious hosts excellent downtown location nice building good kitchen and bathroom great balcony with a beautiful view
it was very clean and well thought out
great location everything you need
i love most about the place is its location
the place was in a great location and very clean
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12. Le St-Alexis Old Montreal Loft

One of the best Airbnbs for couples in Old Montreal is this studio loft hosted by Francois. Located in the historical George W. Stephens building, this magnificent home features cathedral ceilings, tall windows, and exposed brick and stone. The interiors are elegantly furnished and have been described as a modern-meets-old-European charm. A nice-sized kitchen, a comfortable bed, and a spacious shower are featured here as well. Being in a clever location, the best shops, eateries, and other unique finds are within walking distance of this unbelievably gorgeous abode.

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Montréal, Quebec, Canada
505.01 km (313.8 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
4 reviews  
Entire loft 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
amazing location beautiful and rustic apartment high ceilings bare brick very nice
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13. Snugly home in downtown Ottawa

Situated in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, this property is conveniently located in a safe, quiet neighbourhood, near the fun places in town, including famous restaurants, shopping malls and exciting nightlife. The one-bedroom apartment consists of a furnished kitchen with cooking gear and a microwave. The bright turquoise walls in the bedroom also makes the space look warm, cosy and really comfortable.

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Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
353.83 km (219.9 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
355 reviews  
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
very clean apt centrally located some lovely amenities even fresh flowers on the table
the accommodation is super clean comfortable bed all necessary kitchen utilities are available
the apartment was better than expected
well lit entrance and a very quiet apartment with nice touches
very comfortable and has everything you might need for a few nights
clean and everything there
very clean cheap and great deal
the apartment was clean and well equipped
clean easy to get around
was clean and had everything i needed
stephanie is a great host
stefania is a great host
stefania is an amazing host
stefania is a great and caring host
when i contacted stefania she was always helpful and timely
in a great location
great location walkable to major landmarks
comfortable and in walking distance to downtown
the location is just perfect as everything is in walking distance
really beautiful place and great location
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14. Wood accented cosy cabin

This cabin is located in Cantley in Québec. Furnished and renovated with wood-accented decor, furniture and cosy warm orange light, this property is sure to make guests feel snug and comfortable. It is situated in the woods, so guests can rest and relax in the property without much interruption from the outside world. During the winter, guests can also ski or use the snowshoes that the hosts have kindly provided.

Besides the beautiful nature, guests will also be glad to know that downtown Ottawa is only a 15-minute drive away. So, if you are looking for some good shopping and restaurants, they are just nearby!

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352.79 km (219.3 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
277 reviews   Superhost
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedding is super comfortable and fluffy
the cabin is quite new/comfortable and in a beautiful secluded forest setting
we got to relax and enjoy the outdoors as well as get cozy indoors with our book
very clean and tidy
amazing place very clean and cozy
everything was very clean including the outhouse
the cabin is nice clean and cozy
the cabin is very clean and cozy
highly recommend this place what a sweetheart the host it too
carolyn is a wonderful host
carolyn was a great host
carolyn is an amazing host
carolyn was an amazing host
a great place to get away perfect location
super cozy space great location peaceful
awesome spot very close to the city but feels like a remote getaway
a truly lovely place with great proximity to a supermarket
the location is closeto everything yet isolated enough to really enjoy nature in peace
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15. Chic and charming tree house

A cozy, at-one-with-nature stay that’s best for a small group of friends is this one-bedroom home mimicking a treehouse. The home features a nice chic decor with rustic touches here and there to match the surrounding outdoors. Tall windows fill the property so guests can appreciate the natural beauty of Quebec. A 25-km (15.53-mi) scenic skiing slope is about a 2-minute walk from this property. National parks, Baie-St-Paul, and I’Isle-aux-Coudres are all within 20 minutes from this charming home too.

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Les Éboulements, Quebec, Canada
824.16 km (512.2 mi) from Royal Ontario Museum
230 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
missing a few amenities in the kitchen but other than that i would definitely rent again
the evening lighting was nice and relaxing the king bed was very comfy and the view was great
very clean and calming as well
also the place is really clean spacious and confortable
everything was clean and ready for us
easy to access and sparkling clean
super charming and cozy plus it was sparkling clean
the host is easy to communicate with
julie was kind flexible and accessible before and during the entire stay
the location was not bad either
the place is very cute and cozy
the kitchen is well stocked and the perfect place to prepare a meal after skiing
sparkling clean great amenities remote location close to hiking and ski trails and some cute towns
the location is very quiet and the hot-tub was appreciated after visiting the spectacular grand-jardins
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Canada is so beautiful

No matter which season you visit, there will be a great number of activities for everyone to experience in Canada. Every city is unique and has its own distinct culture and heritage. Staying in an Airbnb is a great way for you to experience these interesting things. If you are looking for some nice, cosy accommodation, this article is the way to go!

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