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The name Canada is believed to have originated from a Huron-Iroquoian word, Kanata meaning village or settlement or collection of huts, referring to Stadacona, a settlement on the site of present-day Quebec City.

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• Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, Ontario

Niagara Falls is a set of massive waterfalls located on the Niagara River, straddling the international border separating the Canadian province of Ontario and the U.S. state of New York. The falls are located 17 miles from Buffalo, 75 miles from Toronto, Ontario …

• Toronto

Toronto, Ontario

Toronto is a cosmopolitan and international city with lots of fun festivals. Toronto is one of the world's most diverse cities, half the population were born outside of Canada. Toronto is consistently rated as one of the world's most livable cities …

• Montreal

Montreal, Quebec

Nicknamed the city of a hundred belltowers, Montreal is renowned for its churches. As described by Mark Twain, 'This is the first time I was ever in a city where you couldn't throw a brick without breaking a church window.' The city has four Roman Catholic basilicas …

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» Banff

Banff, Alberta

Banff is a resort town and one of Canada's most popular tourist destinations, known for its mountainous surroundings and hot springs. It is a destination for outdoor sports and features extensive hiking, biking, scrambling and skiing areas …

» Calgary

Calgary, Alberta

The downtown region of Calgary consists of five neighbourhoods: Eau Claire (including the Festival District), the Downtown West End, the Downtown Commercial Core, Chinatown, and the Downtown East Village (also part of the Rivers District) …

» Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax has strong Scottish roots, but for a population of about a million it is remarkably diverse: with Mikmaq peoples, black Nova Scotians, French Acadians, Annapolis Valley farmers, lobster fishermen, and Haligonians all forming distinctive groups …

» Jasper

Jasper, Albera

Jasper is located in the Athabasca River valley. Established in 1813, Jasper House was first a North West Company, and later Hudson's Bay Company, fur trade outpost on the York Factory Express trade route to what was then called 'New Caledonia' (now British Columbia) …

» Ottawa

Ottawa, Ontario

Ottawa is situated on the south bank of the Ottawa River, and contains the mouths of the Rideau River and Rideau Canal. The oldest part of the city (including Bytown) is known as Lower Town and occupies an area between the canal and the rivers …

» Quebec City

Quebec City, Quebec

Quebec City is internationally known for its Summer Festival, Winter Carnival, and the Château Frontenac, a hotel which dominates the city skyline. The National Assembly of Quebec, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, and the Musée de la civilisation are found here …

» Vancouver

Vancouver, British Columbia

Vancouver's scenic location makes it a major tourist destination. Visitors come for the city's gardens, Stanley Park, Queen Elizabeth Park, and the mountains, ocean, forest and parklands. The numerous beaches, parks, waterfronts, mountain backdrop, and its cultural character contribute to its appeal …

» Victoria

Victoria, British Columbia

Prior to the arrival of Captain James Cook in the late 1700s, the Victoria area was home to several communities of Coast Salish peoples, including the Songhees. The Spanish and British took up the exploration of the northwest coast of North America …

» Whistler

Whistler, British Columbia

While this winter paradise is obviously known for its wide variety of snowbound activities, Whistler also attracts outdoor thrill seekers in the off season who can't get enough of the mountain biking, ziplining, and other activities sure to give you an adrenaline rush …

» Whitehorse

Whitehorse, Yukon

Whitehorse is a perfect one-stop getaway or a base for further explorations around the Yukon. Just minutes from downtown Whitehorse you'll find an extensive network of hiking, biking and skiing trails, and in the core of the city, you can relax on the riverbank and watch the powerful Yukon River pass by …

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As well as having a varied geography and demographics, nowhere seems to be as culturally diverse as Canada. Canada encourages its citizens to remember and to celebrate their cultural heritage, no matter where they or their ancestors came from …

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