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.
Our country’s parks offer great hikes, relaxing beaches and beautiful views. With summer just around the corner, make the most of your visit with these tips from Canadian park rangers.
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.
There’s more to Canada’s iconic landmarks than meets the eye! Delve deeper into Canada’s nooks and crannies with these 13 surprising facts.
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!
You might know a lot about your hometown or favourite city, but these surprising facts about Canada will make you look at our beautiful country in a whole new way.
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.
Reconnecting with her native land and meeting a long-time pen pal in person for the first time made this trip truly special.
Canadians have a reputation for being polite and easygoing, but that’s only because you’ve never said any of these 10 things in front of them. Here’s how to make any Canadian turn as red as a maple leaf.
Canada has one of the world’s most diverse and fascinating ecosystems. From whale watching in Victoria to exploring the remains of 65 million-year-old dinosaurs in the badlands of Alberta, we take a look at Canada’s 10 most unforgettable natural habitats.
Canada is looking pretty good for 150! But how well do you know our country? Regardless of your knowledge, here are 13 things you might not know.
While Canada is filled with natural wonders, it takes an extra gear for a park, mountain or waterway to be named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. FlightHub, an online travel agency, is all about promoting Canada’s natural beauty, and reveals its top five destinations Canadians need to see.
Fleeing persecution in the USSR, this Mennonite preacher and his family found freedom on these welcoming shores.
Part of a continuing special tribute to help mark Canada’s 150th anniversary.
What better way to wish our country a happy 150th birthday than to share these patriotic photos snapped by fellow Canadians?