United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Buzzwords Version 2.0 of NAFTA: USCMA = Acronym for the United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement, a free trade agreement among Canada, Mexico, and the United States First year anniversary on July 1, 2021 Key LinksAgreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada 7/1/20 ReportsA Winning Bet: The USMCA at One Year HeadlinesAS/COA …

Canada USA Borderlands

Photo: Denisbin, Rainbow Bridge Launching our new 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 Brunswick), and thirteen U.S. …

Banff National Park

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Bow River Banff National Park is Canada’s first national park and the flagship of the nation’s park system. The park encompasses more than 6,000 square kilometers of mountain wilderness and is part of the larger Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks UNESCO World Heritage Site. More than three million visitors a year make the …

Canada Day

Canada Flag Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada. The day marks the date in 1867 when three British colonies were joined to create the Dominion of Canada. Wikipedia: A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called …

Indigenous Canada

2021 Poster Spotlight on Indigenous and First Nations peoples of Canada Celebrations June National Indigenous History Monthhttps://www.rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca/eng/1621447127773/1621447157184 June 21 National Indigenous Peoples Day #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay For more information on First Nations, Inuit and Métis-led virtual activities, please visit the official pages for National Indigenous Organizations: Assembly of First Nations Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Métis National Council Friendship …

Montreal

Photo: Laurie Illan Montreal is the populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada as a whole. Originally called Ville-Marie, or “City of Mary,” it is named after Mount Royal, the triple-peaked hill in the heart of the city. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/zo5A6r7ckyzCcU1JA Planeta

Montreal Links

Montreal Flag What would locals like visitors to know about Montreal? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: = Qu’est-ce que les gens du coin aimeraient que les visiteurs sachent à propos de Montréal? Présenter les liens pertinents de manière un peu aléatoire: HeadlinesNo, dogs don’t have to be bilingual in Montreal Walking Home …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park EventsJuly 16 Parks Day (third Saturday in July)http://www.parks-parcs.ca/english/cpc/parksday.phphttp://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/voyage-travel/special/journee-parcs-parks-day.aspx Headlineshttps://www.desmog.ca/2017/08/25/canada-has-three-years-increase-protected-areas-60-and-um-it-s-not-going-be-easyhttp://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-has-the-most-lakes-of-any-country-but-we-know-very-little-1.3898162http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/unesco-world-heritage-sites-threats-oil-gas-1.3759713Jasper mayor says park infrastructure exposes people to nature, helps them appreciate conservation – CBChttp://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/watchdog-group-critical-of-parks-canada-management/article30848232http://cpaws.org/uploads/CPAWS-Parks-Report-2016.pdf (PDF)Private tour operator accused of snapping up B.C. provincial campsitesStorytime app livens up summer road trips through Alberta and …

North America

Roofdog Planeta.com spotlights the North American continent — the big three  (Canada, Mexico and the United States) and the rest of the continent including Central America and the Caribbean. Translating: What is North American identity?Spanish: ¿Cuál es la identidad de América del Norte?French: Quelle est l’identité nord-américaine? Countries Crossing Borders Planeta.com

Canada Links

Canada flag Links related to Canada presented in somewhat random fashion: Four CornersThe four corners of Canadian political subdivisions hypothetically meet at a point near 60° N 102° W. These are the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.Wikipedia [email protected] [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected] Embedded Tweets Trainshttps://reservia.viarail.cahttps://www.seat61.com/Canada.htm HeadlinesCanada’s new travel rules …