Category Archives: Canada

The 9 Most Colorful Cities In North America; Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey; TravelAwaits

Starting with the United States, Canada, and Mexico, Ulrike Lemmin-Woolfrey has heeded reader suggestions and compiled some real stunners. St. John’s in Newfoundland and Labrador, Key West in Florida, Izamal in Mexico — these colorful North American cities (and more) will cheer up any traveler.

Source: The 9 Most Colorful Cities In North America – TravelAwaits

15 of Canada’s Most Stunning Natural Wonders; James March; Fodors

Despite being the world’s second-largest country, how many of these Canadian natural wonders are you aware of?

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Best Things to do in Nova Scotia; Dave Bouskill & Debra Corbeil; PlanetD

From Dave Bouskill and Debra Corbeil’s several visits to the East Coast, they have compiled the ultimate list of things to do in Nova Scotia, Canada to help you plan your trip.

Source: Best Things to do in Nova Scotia – The Ultimate Travel Guide

Changing Climate Top Threat to Natural World Heritage; Environment News Service

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A Multi-Use Infill Bridges the Gap Between Tradition and Modernity; Elena Senechal-Becker; Azure Magazine

Canadian firm MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple reinvigorates a narrow lot in historic Lunenburg.

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This is the world’s largest outdoor ice rink; Lydia Schrandt; 10Best

Rideau Canal Skateway is a Canadian winter tradition…

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7 of the world’s most stunning natural ice rinks; Sarah Riches; Wanderlust

Whether you’re like Bambi on ice or Torvill and Dean, come winter you can skate across these incredible natural ice rinks…

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What the Mikisew Cree First Nation chief wants to see happen in Wood Buffalo National Park; CBC/Radio-Canada

 

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How to Pretend You’re in Quebec City Tonight; Stephanie Rosenbloom; NY Times

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More funding to address concerns about World Heritage Site; Lynn Desjardins; RCI

The Canadian government is promising almost $60 million over three years to deal with environmental threats in Wood Buffalo National Park. This adds to $27.5 million dollars that were previously announced. Indigenous groups and UNESCO have voiced concerns about hydro and oilsands development and the the effects of climate  change.

Source: More funding to address concerns about World Heritage Site

Federal government announces funding to restore Wood Buffalo National Park; Bob Weyer; Toronto Star

Source: Federal government announces funding to restore Wood Buffalo National Park

‘We’re just frustrated’: Missed UNESCO deadline a setback for national park, advocates say; Anna Desmarais; CBC News


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Climate change is now the No. 1 threat to World Heritage sites, report finds; Isabella O’Malley; Weather Network

World heritage sites are considered to be the most significant protected areas on Earth, but climate change is having increasingly severe impacts on these natural areas.

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3 Best Neighborhoods and Areas in Lake Louise (2020 Guide); Ana Pereira; The Broke Backpacker

Heading to Lake Louise? Check out Ana Pereira EPIC GUIDE on Where to Stay in Lake Louise for ANY BUDGET & TRAVELER in 2020!

Source: 3 BEST Neighborhoods and Areas in Lake Louise (2020 Guide)

13 Incredible Things To Do In Quebec City In The Winter; Robin O’Neal Smith; TravelAwaits

There is so much to see and do in Quebec City during every season. Here are the winter highlights.

Source: 13 Incredible Things To Do In Quebec City In The Winter – TravelAwaits

Discovering Acadian culture in Nova Scotia, Canada; Heather Cowper; Heather On Her Travels

Discovering Acadian culture in Nova Scotia, Canada at the village of Grand Pre and other historic sites…

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The Boating Trip Perfect for Leaf Peepers; Jennifer Bain; Daily Beast

A 100-plus mile canal festooned in fall glory is the perfect cruise for those who adore foliage.

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A Hiking Road Trip in the Canadian Badlands of Alberta; Leigh McAdam; Hike Bike Travel

The Canadian Badlands of Alberta cover a huge part of the province. Enjoy diverse landscapes with badlands scenery on one of these 9 hikes.

Source: A Hiking Road Trip in the Canadian Badlands of Alberta – Hike Bike Travel

The Burgess Shale Hike in Yoho National Park; Leigh McAdam; Hike Bike Travel

The Burgess Shale hike in Yoho National Park has been on Leigh McAdam radar for years. Most of the appeal – before she actually did it, was the fact that the Walcott Quarry where the Burgess Shale fossils are located, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and she loves checking out UNESCO sites.

Source: The Burgess Shale Hike in Yoho National Park – Hike Bike Travel

Your Guide to a Glacier National Park Road Trip; Johanna Read; Reader’s Digest

 

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