Canada Economy

Canada, a member of the G8, is an economically highly developed country, which, moreover, has enormous natural and energy resources. In the period after 1945, manufacturing (automotive, heavy and food industries — primarily in Ontario and Quebec) developed rapidly, leaving the raw materials sector far behind. Canada’s largest trading partner is the United States, whichRead More

Canada Food and Drink

In multinational Canada, eating in Canadian is not an easy task. Among the cheapest here are American fast-food restaurants, the most expensive is to go to the restaurants of national cuisines from around the world. Between these two poles — the mass of eateries, restaurants and cafes such as «bistro». In general, there are noRead More

North Canada — Best Places to Visit

Each country has its own “mythical” place. In Canada, this is the North. “Ice desert”, “snow country” — this is how many imagine the whole of Canada. Until recently, in the territory located north of 60 «N, you could only see the Inuit and Indians living there long ago, as well as a few prospectorsRead More


The eastern Arctic, including a large part of the archipelago and the territory east of the Great Slave Lake, remained hidden to the world until the onset of aeronautics. Called Nunavut, which in the Inui Tov language means “our land,” on April 1, 1999 it became the new province of Canada. About 85% of itsRead More


This is the main city of the province, in which more than half of its population lives (700,000 people). Winnipeg is not only the center of Manitoba’s political life. Business and culture also flourish here, especially painting, ballet and classical music. A striking event for Winnipegists is the Folklorama festival held every summer in Manitoba.Read More


Long before the arrival of the first settlers (1880s) and before it became the provincial capital (1905), Regina was called the “Pile of Bones”. The nickname is based on the ancient ritual of the Indians of the plains, dumping the bones of bison along the banks of the Wascan Creek. They believed that the bisonRead More

Ancient finds of Canada

The Alberta Badlands, once part of the subtropical swamps, is one of the world’s best repositories of fossilized dinosaur remains. The most picturesque part of this territory, along the Deer River, 175 km east of Calgary, has been turned into a provincial dinosaur park, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. From the observation deck, aRead More

Gaspe Peninsula

It was here that in 1534 Jacques Cartier first set foot on the land of Canada. The word Gaspé in the Mikmak language of the Indians means «the end of the earth.» Located 700 km from Quebec, it is the most remote area of ​​the province. Nevertheless, it is well worth a visit, especially ifRead More

Cape Breton Island

Cape Breton is now connected to mainland Nova Scotia by Canso-Causeway. The Scottish pioneers who landed here, this land, probably, reminded their homeland: lakes and rounded hills in the southwest and in the center, in the north — a severe plateau, abruptly breaking off into the sea without any coastline. You can immediately go roundRead More

Fraser and Thompson Canyons

Harsh mountain landscapes with pine forests, gradually turning into rocky canyons with fast rivers, this nature met the pioneers who founded British Columbia. Moving east from Vancouver along the Trans-Canada Highway and north along the Fraser River to its tributary, you will inversely repeat the great path laid by fearless fur traders from the prairiesRead More