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The Gulf Islands

The Gulf Islands are a group of a hundred or so mountainous islands scattered across the Strait of Georgia between Vancouver Island and the...

Fogo Island

Fogo Island, the largest of Newfoundland’s offshore islands, is separated from the mainland by Hamiltion Sound. The island is about 25 km long and...

Newfoundland

With lofty peaks, immense landscapes and nearly 10,000 km (6,250 mi) rocky coastline, Newfoundland is the sixteenth largest island in the world, covering 109,000...

Orcas in Western Canada

Orcas, (Orcinus orca) commonly known as killer whales, are one of the world’s best-known marine mammals. They are, in fact, members of the dolphin...

Gros Morne National Park

The island of Newfoundland is the easternmost part of Canada and, situated on its rugged west coast, is Gros Morne National Park – part...

The Laurentians

The Laurentian Mountains are an outstandingly beautiful range in Quebec. This area of mountain and lakeland scenery was first colonized in the late nineteenth...

The Bay of Fundy

The bay in south-eastern Canada is famous for its extraordinary tidal range. Spring tides, a couple of days after the new moon, can reach...

Caribou Migration

There are over 2.4 million caribou (Rangifer tarandus) in Canada and they are found from British Columbia in the west, to Newfoundland in the...

Yoho National Park

Yoho National Park is the smallest of four national parks that together make up the Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks World Heritage Site. Located in...

The Great Lakes

North America’s five Great Lakes – Erie, Huron, Michigan, Ontario and Superior – lie on the Canadian/US border and were carved out of the...