Canada Links

Canada flag Links related to Canada presented in somewhat random fashion: Indigenous History Month How an Inuk artist drew on Arctic Indigenous culture to design a Twitter emoji https://t.co/Twv4ZPwMj1 — Indigitization (@Indigitization) July 6, 2020 Four Corners The four corners of Canadian political subdivisions hypothetically meet at a point near 60° N 102° W. These …

Canada Day

Photo Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada. A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867), which united the three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick into a …

Point Pelee National Park

Photo: Ken Lund, Boardwalk Wikipedia: Point Pelee National Park (French: Parc national de la Pointe-Pelée) is a national park in Essex County in southwestern Ontario, Canada where it extends into Lake Erie. The word pelée is French for ‘bald’. Point Pelee consists of a peninsula of land, mainly of marsh and woodland habitats, that tapers …

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. …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park Events July 16 Parks Day (third Saturday in July) http://www.parks-parcs.ca/english/cpc/parksday.php http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/voyage-travel/special/journee-parcs-parks-day.aspx Headlines https://www.desmog.ca/2017/08/25/canada-has-three-years-increase-protected-areas-60-and-um-it-s-not-going-be-easy http://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/canada-has-the-most-lakes-of-any-country-but-we-know-very-little-1.3898162 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/calgary/unesco-world-heritage-sites-threats-oil-gas-1.3759713 Jasper mayor says park infrastructure exposes people to nature, helps them appreciate conservation – CBC http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/watchdog-group-critical-of-parks-canada-management/article30848232 http://cpaws.org/uploads/CPAWS-Parks-Report-2016.pdf (PDF) Private tour operator accused of snapping up B.C. provincial …

Yukon

Photo: Keith Williams, Late Autumn Yukon is the westernmost and smallest of the three federal territories in Canada. Whitehorse is the territorial capital and Yukon’s only city. The territory was split from the Northwest Territories in 1898. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/rvTRnb7psxJdbcPJ9 Whitehorse The Wilderness City whitehorse.ca – @city_whitehorse Embedded Tweets Want to check out the entire Yukon issue of …

Ontario

Photo: James Wheeler, Green Baracade Ontario is bordered by the province of Manitoba to the west, Hudson Bay and James Bay to the north, and Quebec to the east, and to the south by the U.S. states of Minnesota, Michigan, New York, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/afQg8wK1f9CGiXww6 Voyageur Trail Association voyageurtrail.ca Leamington peleewings.ca – Facebook Wikipedia Twitter @KelseyMJohansen @MikeSchreiner Cities Ottawa Toronto Guelph Parks Point …

Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park

Photo: Ken Lund, Glacier The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park is the union of the Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada and the Glacier National Park in the United States. Both parks are declared Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO and their union as a World Heritage Site. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/9YRrqeHKdhwFamt56 World Heritage whc.unesco.org/en/list/354/ Elsewhere pc.gc.ca/en/culture/spm-whs/sites-canada/sec02l Photos Wikipedia …

Manitoba

Photo: Ben Rodgers, CMHR The province of Manitoba is bordered by the provinces of Ontario to the east and Saskatchewan to the west, the territories of Nunavut to the north, and Northwest Territories to the northwest, and the US states of North Dakota and Minnesota to the south. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/1ffUbdrbYKtWLawd8 Headlines http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-nature-conservancy-google-trekker-1.4125611 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/winnipeg-s-inner-city-challenges-suburbs-to-build-community-1.3190967 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/Bid-for-Manitobas-first-UN-world-heritage-site-moves-forward-263879681.html …

Edmonton

Photo: ICRT Canada Located in the heart of the western Canadian prairies, the capital of Alberta is home to 1.3 million people. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/bjdzB814GV3EGDyk7 Key Links edmonton.com exploreedmonton.com Hockey nhl.com/oilers Photos Planeta.com Alberta Alberta Links Canada Cities