Category Archives: Parks Canada

Canada 150, Alberta

Here are some excerpts from “Rocky Ride,” the chapter about Alberta in¬†Roaming the Big Land: Flavours of Canada”: Alberta is like a thick, juicy steak ready to toss on the barbecue. There are two sides to it. The first side … Continue reading

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Canada 150, Nunavut

Here are some photographs of Nunavut along with excerpts from ¬†the chapter, Of Limits Unknown, about Canada’s youngest territory established in 1999: While it comprises a third of the entire country and is roughly the size of Western Europe, its … Continue reading

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Canada 150, Prince Edward Island

Happy 150th birthday, Canada! On this day, it seems appropriate to offer an excerpt from “The Little Prince” about the conference in Charlottetown that set the stage for Confederation three years later: Even today, the little island “resting on the … Continue reading

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