Calgary’s got more to offer than cold winters and cowboys. In fact, the largest city in Alberta boasts some of Canada’s top draws for foodies, shopaholics and culture vultures alike. Here are 40 things to do in Calgary that will boost “Cowtown” to the top of your bucket list.
Nothing beats the summer heat like shots of bold and colourful flowers! Check out these 25 amazing examples of nature in bloom, as photographed by Our Canada readers.
Through his Canadian Mosaic Project, photographer Tim Van Horn of Red Deer, Alta., has woven together 54,000 portraits from 1,200 communities—the largest portrait in Canadian history. And it took almost a decade to make.
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Canadians are blessed with an abundance of natural wonders with enough lakes, mountains and rivers to explore for a lifetime. We’ve also got some of the most jaw-dropping waterfalls on Earth. Here are ten of the best to check out.
The 50 weirdest town names in Canada are as unusual (and entertaining!) as our country is wide. We did the digging to figure out how they earned their delightfully odd names.
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Everybody knows about our free healthcare, clean and beautiful landscape, and the overall amazing quality of life that come with living in Canada. But what about all the little things that make it great to be a Canuck? Here are 13 often-overlooked reasons it’s awesome to live in Canada.
Everybody knows the telephone was invented in Canada, but how many people know that 95 per cent of the world’s lentils come from Saskatchewan, or that we make more submarines than most countries combined? Check out this list of Canada’s most fascinating exports!
Canada doesn’t always get to play itself in the movies, but when it does, it often threatens to steal the show. From Videodrome to Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, these 10 films celebrate the beauty and bustle of the Great White North.
Tim Mohan is an Aboriginal artist whose work was showcased in the April-May 2017 issue of Our Canada. Here, he shares his views on the conflicting emotions that have arisen within many Aboriginal communities regarding Canada’s 150th anniversary.
With 62 nations attending, Expo 67 is considered the most successful World’s Fair of the 20th century. Kathy McAlpine looks back on her brief but thrilling visit—and the treasured memories it created.