Cree

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Cree (Cree: Nēhiyaw; French: Cri) are one of the largest groups of First Nations in North America, with over 200,000 members living in Canada. The major proportion of Cree in Canada live north and west of Lake Superior, in Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut. About 38,000 live …

Victoria, British Columbia

Photo: Ken Lund, Victoria Victoria is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, and is located on the southern tip of Vancouver Island off Canada’s Pacific coast. Key Links https://www.tourismvictoria.com – https://twitter.com/victoriavisitor https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victoria,_British_Columbia Official website – https://twitter.com/CityOfVictoria Victoria Chamber of Commerce Olympic Rain Shadow http://www.olympicrainshadow.com/olympicrainshadowmap.html http://www.olympicrainshadow.com/sequimweather.html#forecast http://komonews.com/weather/faq/what-is-the-olympic-rain-shadow Planeta.com British Columbia Canada Canada …

Vancouver

Photo: Mariano Montel, Granville Island Vancouver is a coastal seaport city in western Canada, located in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia and is the province’s most populous city. Hockey http://nhl.com/canucks Parks Klahowya means ‘welcome.’ The Klahowya village at Stanley Park exhibits first nations art, carving, stories, cuisine and history. Photos Wikipedia Vancouver Planeta.com …

Vancouver Links

Vancouver flag Links related to Vancouver presented in somewhat random fashion: References http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/city.html?n=256 Flickr Stanley Park Twitter EdibleVancouver getlocalbc Indigenous Cultures Stanley Park, a cultural mecca and ecological wonder right in the heart of Vancouver, is the perfect place to enjoy a First Nations interpretive tour. While on the tour, guests learn the many stories …

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 …

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? Countries …

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 …