Calgary Stampede

Logo Calgary, Alberta – The Calgary Stampede is a gathering place that hosts, educates, and entertains visitors from around the world. The Calgary Stampede 2018 runs July 6-15. 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 …

Toronto Links

Photo: Paolo Rosa, Skyline Links related to Toronto Places to visit Chocosol, 1131 St. Clair Avenue West https://www.facebook.com/ChocoSolTraders https://twitter.com/ChocoSolTraders Headlines http://boingboing.net/2017/08/05/toronto-the-goodbye.html https://www.utoronto.ca/news/u-t-joins-global-biodiversity-heritage-library-digitize-archive-science-literature Sparking Change Toronto’s Farmers’ Markets: St. Lawrence Market Events June Summer Solstice October imagineNATIVE Twitter @ocReLEAF @ConsulMexTor @RudkinDave @ROMToronto @ROMPalaeo https://twitter.com/parkdalewalking https://twitter.com/GreenLineTO https://twitter.com/Walk_TO https://twitter.com/MoreMossPark https://twitter.com/ChocoSolTraders Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toronto Sports BMO Field Elsewhere on the …

Churchill Northern Studies Centre

Elsewhere on the Web Founded in 1976, the Churchill Northern Studies Centre is an independent, non-profit research and education facility located 23 km east of the town of Churchill, Manitoba. We provide accommodations, meals, equipment rentals, and logistical support to scientific researchers working on a diverse range of topics of interest to northern science. In …

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? Wiki …

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. Headlines No, dogs don’t have to be bilingual in …

Pimachiowin Aki

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, the Anishinaabeg (Ojibwe), an indigenous people …

Canada Day

Photo Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada. A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867), which united the three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick into a …

Canada Links

Canada flag Links related to Canada Headlines   https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jul/09/tim-hortons-canada-coffee-brand-popularity-downfall https://twitter.com/i/moments/912044185720586241 Canada’s record on racial discrimination under scrutiny at UN our-provincial-parks-are-in-jeopardy two-of-canadas-top-films-look-to-preserve-the-inuit-way-of-life A year on, anger brews over Trudeau’s inaction on indigenous rights – @justine_hunter Debate grows over statues of historical figures that some see as racist rans-canada-highwaytrail canadas-map-sustainability-411 broadcasters-mouthpieces-of-elite-balanced-news-journalists The indigenous land rights ruling that …

Manitoba

Photo: Ben Rodgers, CMHR 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. Headlines http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-nature-conservancy-google-trekker-1.4125611 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/winnipeg-s-inner-city-challenges-suburbs-to-build-community-1.3190967 http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/Bid-for-Manitobas-first-UN-world-heritage-site-moves-forward-263879681.html Tourism Portals http://www.travelmanitoba.com …

Canada

Photo: James Wheeler, Moraine Lake 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. Land of Bruce Cohen and Margaret Atwood … Host country of …