Manitoba

Photo: European Space Agency, Reindeer Island (Some rights reserved) 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. Winnipeg is …

Canada

Photo: James Wheeler, Moraine Lake (Some rights reserved) Canada occupies most of northern North America, extending from the Atlantic Ocean in the east to the Pacific Ocean in the west and northward into the Arctic Ocean. Canada is bordered by the United States to the south and northwest. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/SAfmYjLtMFovW4jx5 Questions What would Canadians like visitors …

Winnipeg

Photo: Ben Rodgers, Skyline (Some rights reserved) Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of the province of Manitoba in Canada. It is located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. Key Linkswinnipeg.caparkmaps.winnipeg.catourismwinnipeg.com Hockey: NHL Jetsnhl.com/[email protected] MTS Place is an indoor sports arena and entertainment venue in downtown Winnipeg. The arena is the …

Wild Canada

Photo: Daniel Case, Hikers watching animals from summit of Engigstciak, Ivvavik National Park (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Canada – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. EventsJuly 16 Parks Day (third …

Banff National Park

Photo: Denise Kitagawa, Little Copper Mountain via Gibbon Pass and Redearth Creek Trail (Some rights reserved) 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 …

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 WikipediaCalgary Stampede Planeta.com

Pimachiowin Aki

Lingo Cards (Some rights reserved) The nomination of Pimachiowin Aki as a World Heritage site is being discussed at this week’s World Heritage Committee meeting, #42WHC. UNESCO: Known as Pimachiowin Aki (“the Land that Gives Life”), this 29,040 km2, internationally recognized network of protected areas is situated in the North American Boreal Shield. For millennia, …

Yukon

Photo: Keith Williams, Late Autumn (Some rights reserved) 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 Mapsgoo.gl/maps/rvTRnb7psxJdbcPJ9 WhitehorseThe Wilderness Citywhitehorse.ca – @city_whitehorse Embedded Tweets ParksKluane National Park and Reserve – pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/yt/kluane – includes …

New Brunswick

Photo: Viaje a Canada, Festival acadiano en Caraquet Wikipedia: New Brunswick is one of four Atlantic provinces on the east coast of Canada. The Indigenous inhabitants of the land at the time of European colonization were the Mi’kmaq, the Maliseet, and the Passamaquoddy peoples, aligned politically within the Wabanaki Confederacy, many of whom still reside …

Pictou Landing

Photo: Dennis Jarvis, The Harold (Some rights reserved) Key Linksplfn.ca Mark Lang Song Australian singer-songwriter Mark Lang (Skipping Girl Vinegar) returns with new single ‘Pictou Landing’ ahead of an Australian Launch Tour. Based upon the man-made devastation of Nova Scotia, Canada’s Boat Harbour. The footage is taken by a short film Lang made whilst on …