Canada Links

Canada flag What would locals like visitors to know about Canada? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesR. Murray Schafer, composer, writer and acoustic ecologist, has died at 88Canada’s Residential Schools Were a HorrorCanada’s new travel rules are set to take offWhat happened to Tim Hortons? The downfall of Canada’s brand https://twitter.com/i/moments/912044185720586241Canada’s record …

Alberta

Photo: Denise Kitagawa, Piper Pass 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

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Mexico – The country’s most visited protected area showcases a natural marvel and mark your calendar — butterfly season lasts from November to March. Sanctuaries in the states of Mexico and Michoacan open their tourist services to the public from November to March. These protected areas include Rosario, Chincua, Cerro …

Alberta Links

Alberta Flag What would locals like visitors to 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 Embedded Tweets Elsewhere on the WebFederation of Alberta NaturalistsAlberta Aboriginal TourismMedicine Hat CollegeJasper National Park JournalAboriginal Tourism – Alberta Tourism, Parks and RecreationShifting …

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 …

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