Great Lakes

Photo: NASA Goddard, Great Lakes 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, Erie, and Ontario. …

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 Mapsgoo.gl/maps/afQg8wK1f9CGiXww6 Voyageur Trail Associationvoyageurtrail.ca HeadlinesThe Ford government is harming Ontario’s environmental future Leamingtonpeleewings.ca – FacebookWikipedia [email protected]@[email protected] Cities Parks Planeta.com

Canada Links

Canada flag Links related to Canada presented in somewhat random fashion: Indigenous History MonthHow an Inuk artist drew on Arctic Indigenous culture to design a Twitter emoji 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 …

Montreal Links

Montreal Flag Links related to Montreal presented in random order: HeadlinesNo, dogs don’t have to be bilingual in Montreal Walking Home Recommended ListeningLost and Found: Montreal – Come on a culinary journey through Montreal, from the world’s greatest bagels to maple whiskey, via Leonard Cohen’s favourite steak house. Elsewhere on the WebMontréal Urban Ecology Centre …

Ottawa

Photo: John Talbot, Bicycle-friendly city 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]@[email protected] HeadlinesCanadian Capital Adventures In Ottawa FacebookOttawa Art Gallery Where to eat in OttawaCorazon del Maizhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/corazon-de-maiz/280262675349725http://www.ottawamagazine.com/tag/corazon-de-maizhttp://ottawa.ctvnews.ca/video?clipId=364510https://www.yellowpages.ca/bio/Ontario/Ottawa/Corazon-De-Maiz-Mexican-Food/7836391.html …

North America

Photo: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center 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 …

Mexico’s Monarch Butterfly Sanctuaries

Photo: Marlene Ehrenberg, Monarch Butterflies Updating. Suggestions are welcome. 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 …

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 Questions What would locals like visitors to …

Calgary Stampede

Logo Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Stampede is a gathering place that hosts, educates, and entertains visitors from around the world. The community organization preserves and promotes western heritage, cultures and community spirit. There are two C-Train stations at Stampede Park: Stampede Station and Erlton Station. Key Links https://www.calgarystampede.comhttps://www.calgarystampede.com/stampede/schedulehttps://www.calgarystampede.com/blog/https://www.facebook.com/calgarystampedehttps://www.flickr.com/photos/calgarystampede Embedded Tweets Videos Twitter WikipediaCalgary Stampede …

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 …