Canada Travel News 08/31/2011
Video: Canada Coast To Coast – YouTube
Love this quick coast-to-coast video tour of the country…
The Tyee – Meet the Portable Pole Dancer
You never know what you're likely to see on The Drive in Vancouver…
Ride the wind with a kite buggy in Quebec – The Globe and Mail
Wind-powered go-karts in Quebec
Rail, river and canvas: A trip into Canadian art history on the Algoma Central Railway – The Globe and Mail
A little-known northern Ontario train route gets a tribute in this terrific Globe and Mail travel piece
Video: The Wildlife of Beautiful Banff, Canada
A funny (but not quite accurate) video about popular Banff, Alberta…the wildlife shots are worth your time…
Contest: Win tix to Cirque du Soleil OVO in Calgary
Sept. 1 is the deadline to enter to win 2 tix to see Ovo in Calgary, Alberta.
What is a Canuck? The History behind the Canadian Nickname | I Backpack Canada
From one of my favourite bloggers, and nice I-didn't-know-that explanation of where the word "Canuck" comes from…
Our Favorite Drinks From Around the World | BootsnAll Travel Articles
What's my favourite Canadian drink? Maybe not what you'd think…
Canadian Rockies Landscapes: Sunrise in the Tonquin Valley « Christopher Martin Photography
Beautiful album of images from the Canadian Rockies.
Kevin Eubanks’s long road to Whistler’s new jazz festival – The Globe and Mail
A Globe profile of one of the performers at the upcoming Jazz on the Mountain at Whistler music festival.
Best Canadian food souvenirs: Grandma molasses kisses
Inspired by a WhyGoCanada post, Canadian blogger Judy Hammond pays tribute to her favourite Canadian food souvenir, a kind of caramel kiss from Quebec.
Carving on the Edge Festival: Tofino
The Carving on the Edge festival, a celebration of west coast carving, runs Sept. 15-15, 2011 in Tofino and Ucluelet on the Left Coast of Vancouver Island.
Opposition Leader Jack Layton dead at 61 – The Globe and Mail
Canadians of all political stripes say goodbye to NDP leader Jack Layton who passed at the age of 61 from cancer.