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Why We Chose It
How is it that Nunavut looks like a seaside beach resort? Landscape shots on Baffin Island are always stunning, but the photographer was smart here to include humans in the photo to provide a sense of scale. And the scale is astounding! The photo is amazingly crisp and well-framed. The clear blue waters and the unspoiled beach beside the granite mountains are everything we love about this northern territory: solitude, jaw-dropping landscapes and untouched beauty. It’s a part of Canada few of us get to see in person—all the better for the continued existence this pristine slice of nature.
Photo: Peter Morgan
By WAHEEDA HARRIS
Atikaki boreal forest, Manitoba-Ontario border (Photo: Briand/Ontario Tourism)
In 2012, Canada is hoping to add these nine unique historical and cultural hot spots to the fifteen sites of environmental and historical significance already on the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) list. (more…)
Pascale Hutton and Adam Beach in Arctic Air. Photo courtesy of CBC.
A new drama on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) television network centres on the bush pilots of a small airline in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories. (more…)
©Tourisme Abitibi-Témiscamingue/Mathieu Dupuis
By Red Hunt
Rugged, natural beauty is what the Quebec region of Abitibi-Témiscamingue is known for. The northernmost part of the province accessible by road, Abitibi-Témiscamingue—a six-hour drive northwest of Montreal or north of Ottawa—provides a window into the northern wilderness of La Belle Province, especially during the fall and winter seasons. (more…)