Québec City

Photo: a.canvas.of.light (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Québec, capital of the province of Québec. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/FyzKHCsRYVGQHNY86 Elsewhere on the Webville.quebec.qc.ca – @villequebec WikipediaQuebec City Features Planeta

Québec

Photo: Frank DeBona, Bridges (Some rights reserved) Spotlight on Québec Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/SK5arymQqqYUiMR89 Parkshttp://www.sepaq.com/home/index.dot?language_id=1 Tourism Businesseshttp://inuitadventures.ca – https://twitter.com/InuitAdventures Elsewhere on the Webhttp://ahki.co/4th-international-aboriginal-tourism-conference-rendez-vous-quebec/ Discover the enchanting site of Skating Through the Forest next to the vast Gatineau Park, at 45 minutes from Ottawa. Savour the pristine experience of ice skating on a natural 3km open air ice …

Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: The Great Lakes (French: les Grands-Lacs) are a series of interconnected freshwater lakes located primarily in the upper mid-east region of North America, on the Canada–United States border, which connect to the Atlantic Ocean through the Saint Lawrence River. They consist of Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, …

Toronto

Photo: Amber Dawn Pullin, Skyline (Some rights reserved) Toronto is the most populous city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Take a walk in the parks. A highway along the lake has been transformed into more pedestrian-friendly spaces. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/LfJAc7h2hmq1pesK8 HeadlinesToronto Restaurant Fights Waste By Chopping Menu Prices Till Food Is Gone – …

Victoria, British Columbia

Photo: Ken Lund, Victoria (Some rights reserved) Victoria is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, and is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada’s Pacific coast. Key Linkstourismvictoria.com – @victoriavisitorWikipedia Official website – @CityOfVictoria Victoria Chamber of Commerce Olympic Rain Shadowolympicrainshadow.com/olympicrainshadowmap.htmlolympicrainshadow.com/sequimweather.html#forecastkomonews.com/weather/faq/what-is-the-olympic-rain-shadow Planeta.com

Calgary

Photo: Dave Bloggs, Bridge (Some rights reserved) Calgary is located in a region of foothills and high plains, approximately 80 kilometers (50 miles) east of the Canadian Rockies. Calgary is popular place for winter sports with a number of major mountain resorts nearby Palentology lovers will find Dinosaur Provincial Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, …

Vancouver

Photo: Rebecca Bollwitt, Snow Days (Some rights reserved) Vancouver is a coastal seaport in western Canada, located in the lower mainland region of British Columbia and is the province’s most populous city. Google Maps Parksvancouver.caparkboardmeetings.vancouver.caUnderstanding Stanley Park: Developing a Comprehensive Plan (PDF)@ParkBoard Stanley Parkvancouver.ca – @CityofVancouver Talaysay Tourstalaysay.com: Stanley Park, a cultural mecca and ecological …

Vancouver Links

Vancouver flag What would locals like others know about Vancouver? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesVancouver’s comedic and controversial ‘Barge Chilling Beach’ sign is no moreVancouver Park Board renames beach after celebrity barge that drifted loose during floodsThe City That Had Too Much MoneyWalking tours exploit Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside, advocates say Mural …

Canada USA Borderlands

Photo: Jasperdo, Peace Arch International Park (Some rights reserved) Launching our resource page documenting the borderlands of Canada and the USA. Wikipedia: The Canada–United States border (French: frontière Canada–États-Unis), is the longest international border in the world between two countries. Eight Canadian provinces and territories (Yukon, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and New …

Niagara Falls

Photo: Ken Lund, Maid of the Mist (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Niagara Falls is three waterfalls that straddle the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the US state of New York. They form the southern end of the Niagara Gorge. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/3rsJFXGAovt9Y8Yw6 Elsewhere on the Webniagarafallsusa.com – @NiagaraFallsUSAniagarafallstourism.comniagarafallsupclose.comniagara-power-vista Photos Artwork WikipediaNiagara FallsHydroelectricity …