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Satisfy your wanderlust with travel guides to faraway places and must-see attractions right at home. From handy tips to inspirational itineraries, we’ll help you get wherever you want to go—safely and in style.

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The 50 Funniest Town Names Across Canada

From "Snafu" in the Yukon to Newfoundland's "Happy Adventure," these funny Canadian town names often have fascinating origins.

What I Wish I’d Known Before Moving to Canada

As this recent Canadian immigrant can attest, moving to Canada can involve a bit of culture shock.


50 Reasons You’ve Got Winnipeg All Wrong

The capital of Manitoba is an overlooked gem that sparkles with a lively arts scene and destination eateries.


The 10 Most Haunted Places in Canada

From gothic hotels to gruesome battlefields, these spooky sites are the most haunted places in Canada.


10 Must-Try Canadian Dishes (and the Best Places to Find Them)

From centuries-old soups to decadent desserts, here are the must-try iconic Canadian dishes.

10 Things You Should Never Say to a Canadian

Canadians have a reputation for being polite and easygoing, but don't make these faux pas.


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The World’s 10 Most Famous Streets

Whether it's for their historic nature, incredible shopping, or simply because they are the heart and soul of their city,...

A Love Letter to Wabasca

While the small Northern Alberta hamlet is figuring out its future, the birds and animals will always come back to...


This is the Wettest Place in Canada

Got your umbrella handy? This remote Canadian destination holds the North American record for precipitation—seven metres of rain per year!


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Great Canadian Legends From the Rocky Mountains

Over the years, the soaring peaks of the Canadian Rockies have inspired tall tales—tales that tend to grow taller each...


Road Trip Diaries: Travelling Across Canada With Two Dogs and a Cat

The true test of a relationship is to take it on the road!

10 Canadian Collectors Share Their Quirky Collections

From vintage cameras to model trains and (almost) everything in between, these Our Canada readers capture their most cherished collections.


A Love Letter to Ladner, B.C.

For this longtime visitor, the quaintness of Ladner, B.C., isn't something a tourist board dreamt up. Instead, the village feels...


This Was the Worst Tornado in Canada’s History

The terrifying "Black Friday Tornado" swept through Edmonton on July 31, 1987, leaving 27 dead and 600 injured.


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50+ Must-See London Attractions

It's been nearly 250 years since Samuel Johnson wrote, "When a man is tired of London, he is tired of...


This City is the Most Average Place in All of Canada

London, Ontario—mid-sized, multi-ethnic,
 and very, very ordinary—is where major 
corporations go to test new products.
 This is what it’s like...

Here’s the Fall Forecast Across Canada, According to AccuWeather

Meteorologists give us a sneak peek at Canada’s fall forecast for 2021, from coast to coast.


10 Most Famous Shipwrecks in Canadian History

From doomed Arctic expeditions to disastrous maiden voyages, these tragic shipwrecks have become the stuff of legend.


Incredible Candid Photography From Across Canada

We challenged you to share your best candid photography, and you delivered! These spur-of-the-moment snaps showcase life at its...


The Secret of Wild Bill Peyto’s Cabin

If you've been to Banff National Park, you've seen the face of Wild Bill Peyto staring out from the welcome...


Dream Weaver: The Compelling Artwork of Kalum Teke Dan

The Blackfoot artist's work is a visually striking, contemporary take on Indigenous culture and traditions, typically underscored by a sense...


Adventures in Atlantic Canada

A New Brunswick family discovers the bright side of pandemic restrictions by exploring the natural beauty in their neck of...


Oh, What a Summer! Your Best Canadian Cottage Photography

It's never easy to say goodbye to the lazy, hazy days of summer! We're reliving the happy memories with this...


Hiking the Mantario Trail in Whiteshell Provincial Park

A five-day hike allowed this family to disconnect from the world and connect with one another.

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30+ Stunning Sunset Pictures That Will Take Your Breath Away

If you’re a fan of one of the greatest spectacles nature has to offer, finish (or start!) your day...


Childhood Memories of an Amazing Adventure

For a young Dutch boy, crossing the Atlantic by ship was an unforgettable experience, one of many that followed...


The Worst Natural Disasters in Canadian History

Storms, tornadoes, earthquakes, floods, and even a volcanic eruption—Mother Nature has wreaked some impressive destruction throughout Canadian history. We rounded...


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A Salute to Canada’s CF Snowbirds

Recalling the day excited anticipation turned to deep despair and grief.


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6 Reasons You Need to Visit MacGregor Point Provincial Park

This all-season park on the shores of Lake Huron provides a perfect escape for nature lovers.


Life Lessons I Learned From My Dog

If only we as humans could live our lives in such a pure state as my beloved mongrel, Trout.