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  • Grosse Isle, Quebec

    Grosse Isle (French: Grosse Île, "big island"), is located in Gulf of St. Lawrence in Quebec, Canada. It is one of the islands of the 21-island Isle-aux-Grues archipelago.

  • Château Laurier

    The Fairmont Château Laurier is a 660,000-square-foot hotel with 429 guest rooms in downtown Ottawa, Ontario, located near the intersection of Rideau Street and Sussex Drive and designed in the French Gothic Châteauesque style to complement the adja…

  • Behemoth (roller coaster)

    Behemoth is a steel roller coaster at Canada's Wonderland in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. It is a Hypercoaster designed and developed by Swiss manufacturer, Bolliger & Mabillard. Behemoth was the tallest and fastest roller coaster in Canada until 2012 …

  • Selkirk Mountains

    The Selkirk Mountains are a mountain range spanning the northern portion of the Idaho Panhandle, eastern Washington, and southeastern British Columbia. They begin at Mica Peak near Coeur d'Alene, Idaho and extend approximately 320 km north (200 mile…

  • Quest University

    Quest University Canada is a private secular non-profit liberal arts and sciences university in Squamish, British Columbia, Canada. The university opened in September 2007 with an enrollment of 74 students; its current enrollment is 700. Quest Unive…

  • Pickering Airport

    Pickering Airport is a proposed international airport to be built directly north-east of Toronto in Pickering, Ontario, Canada, approximately 65 km (40 mi) east of Toronto Pearson International Airport. Intended to serve the Greater Toronto Area and…

  • Ottawa Bluesfest

    The Ottawa Bluesfest is an annual outdoor music festival that takes place each July in downtown Ottawa, Canada. While mainly focused on blues at the start, the festival has increasingly showcased mainstream pop and rock acts in recent years.

  • Montreal Botanical Garden

    The Montreal Botanical Garden (French: Jardin botanique de Montréal) is a large botanical garden in Montreal, Quebec, Canada comprising 75 hectares (190 acres) of thematic gardens and greenhouses.

  • Mohawk College

    Mohawk College of Applied Arts and Technology is a public College of Applied Arts and Technology located in the Golden Horseshoe of Ontario, Canada. Mohawk has three main campuses: the Fennell Campus located in Hamilton, the Stoney Creek Campus loca…

  • False Creek

    False Creek is a short inlet in the heart of Vancouver. It separates downtown from the rest of the city. It was named by George Henry Richards during his Hydrographic survey of 1856-63. Science World is located at its eastern end, with the Granville…

  • Carcross Desert

    Carcross Desert, located outside Carcross, Yukon, Canada (60°11′14″N134°41′41″W), is often considered the smallest desert in the world.

  • Canadian National Exhibition

    The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE), also known as The Ex, is an annual event that takes place at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, during the 18 days leading up to and including Canadian Labour Day Monday. With approximately 1.3 mill…


    CHCH-DT, virtual channel 11 (UHF digital channel 15), is an independent television station located in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. The station is owned by Channel Zero.

  • Aga Khan Museum

    The Aga Khan Museum (French: Musée Aga Khan) is a museum of Islamic arts and culture in Toronto, Canada. The museum is an initiative of the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, an agency of the Aga Khan Development Network.

  • Pier 21

    Pier 21 was an ocean liner terminal and immigration shed from 1928 to 1971 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Over one million immigrants came to Canada through Pier 21 and it is the last surviving seaport immigration facility in Canada. The facility …

  • Percé Rock

    Percé Rock (French Rocher Percé, "pierced rock") is a huge sheer rock formation in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence on the tip of the Gaspé Peninsula in Quebec, Canada, off Percé Bay. Percé Rock appears from a distance like a ship under sail. It is one of…

  • Penetanguishene

    Penetanguishene /pɛnɨˈtæŋɡwɨʃn/, sometimes shortened to Penetang, is a town in Simcoe County, Ontario, Canada. It is located on the southeasterly tip of Georgian Bay.

  • Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

    Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine is one of two municipalities forming the urban agglomeration of Îles-de-la-Madeleine in Quebec, Canada. It is part of the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region and the population is 12,291 as of the Canada 2011 Census.

  • Conestoga College

    Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning is a public college based in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, with an enrollment of 11,000 full-time students, 30,000 part-time students, 3,300 apprenticeship students.

  • Bradford, Ontario

    Bradford is the primary country urban area of the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Ontario, in Canada. It overlooks a farming community, known as The Holland Marsh, located on the Holland River that flows into Lake Simcoe.

  • Blackburn Hamlet

    Blackburn Hamlet is a suburban community in Innes Ward, in the east end of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Before the 2001 amalgamation of the city of Ottawa, it was in the city of Gloucester. It is surrounded by rural areas and contains several older and …

  • Area code 867

    Area code 867, the area code for the three Canadian territories in the Arctic far north, was created on October 21, 1997, from portions of two existing Canadian area codes (403 & 819). It is the least populated mainland North American area code, ser…

  • Yonge-Dundas Square

    Yonge-Dundas Square (also known as Dundas Square) is a public square, situated at the southeast corner of the intersection of Yonge Street and Dundas Street East in Downtown Toronto. The square was first conceived in 1997 as part of revitalizing the…

  • Temiskaming Shores

    Temiskaming Shores is a city in Northeastern Ontario, Canada. It was created by the amalgamation of the town of New Liskeard, the town of Haileybury, and the township of Dymond in 2004. The city had a total population of 10,400 in the Canada 2011 Ce…

  • Parksville, British Columbia

    Parksville is a city on Vancouver Island, in British Columbia, Canada. The city is on Highway 19A, 37 kilometres north-west of Nanaimo, 48 kilometres east of Port Alberni and 7 kilometres south-east of Qualicum Beach, between Englishman River and Fr…

  • James McGill

    Lt.-Colonel The Hon. James McGill (October 6, 1744 – December 19, 1813) was a British businessman and philanthropist best known for being the founder of McGill University, Montreal. He was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Lower Canada for Mont…

  • Grand River (Ontario)

    The Grand River (Grande-Riviere in French and O:se Kenhionhata:tie in Mohawk) is a large river in southwestern Ontario, Canada. From its source near Wareham, Ontario, it flows south through Grand Valley, Fergus, Elora, Waterloo, Kitchener, Cambridge…