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 …

Ottawa

Photo: John Talbot, Bicycle-friendly city (Some rights reserved) Ottawa is the capital of Canada, and the fourth largest city in the country. The city stands on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/NhH39mhvV6ptsLjJA [email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@IndigenousWalks Newsottawasun.com – @ottawasuncominsideottawavalley.comottawa.ctvnews.ca – @ctvottawaottawacitizen.com FeaturesCanadian Capital Adventures In Ottawa FacebookOttawa Art …

Alberta

Photo: Denise Kitagawa, Canmore (Some rights reserved) Alberta is a western province of Canada and is bounded by the provinces of British Columbia to the west and Saskatchewan to the east, the Northwest Territories to the north, and the U.S. state of Montana to the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/2iAs79fGv71iYPyX6 Photos Cities Parks Planeta.com

Alberta Links

Alberta Flag What would locals like others know about Alberta? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesAlberta failing aboriginals in the oilsands area: unreleased report – Fort McMurray [email protected]@SPhillipsAB Elsewhere on the WebFederation of Alberta NaturalistsAlberta Aboriginal TourismMedicine Hat CollegeJasper National Park JournalAboriginal Tourism – Alberta Tourism, Parks and RecreationShifting Sands – Globe …

North America

Roofdog (Some rights reserved) 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. What is North American identity? It’s a question I struggle to answer satisfactorily to myself. I can name and group others but when …

United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA)

Lingo Cards 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 LinksusmcaAgreement between the United States of America, the United Mexican States, and Canada 7/1/20 ReportsA Winning Bet: The USMCA at One Year …