May
07
2009
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What is Whitehorse city profile?

Goldrush Monument - courtesy ukmarkwilson - CC-BYWhitehorse is the capital of the Yukon, Canada and the province’s largest city. Whitehorse was founded as a transportation center in 1898, during the Klondike Gold Rush. It was made the capital of the Yukon Territory in 1950. Hiking trails surround “the Wilderness City,” and the Yukon River flows right through the middle of town, [more…]

May
07
2009
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What is Regina city profile?

Regina Legislative Building - courtesy marbla123 - CC-BYRegina is the capital of Saskatchewan, Canada and the province’s second largest city. Regina’s history can be traced back to when it was known as “Pile o’bones” because of the large number of buffalo bones found there. In 1882 it was renamed Regina in honor of Queen Victoria. Regina was incorporated as a city in [more…]

May
06
2009
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What is Quebec city profile?

Quebec Skyline - courtesy Joe Shlabotnik - CC-BYQuebec, also Quebec City, is the capital of the Canadian province of Quebec and is its second largest city. (it is referred to as the National Capital inside the province) Quebec was founded by Samuel de Champlain in 1608. Quebec has served as a capital city in all the years of its existence. Quebec’s main [more…]

May
05
2009
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What is Charlottetown city profile?

Horse Drawn Tours - courtesy Smudge 9000 - CC-BYCharlottetown is the capital of Prince Edward Island and the province’s largest city. Charlottetown was made the colonial capital of St. John’s Island in 1765. In 1798, St. John’s Island was renamed Prince Edward Island. Get out in some of the cleanest air in Canada. Take a stroll on National Historic Great George Street. In [more…]

May
05
2009
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What is Toronto city profile?

Toronto Skyline - courtesy detsang - CC-BYToronto is the capital of Ontario, the province’s largest city and the largest city in Canada. In 1793 Governor John Graves Simcoe established the town of York on the site of modern Toronto. York was then incorporated as the City of Toronto in March 1834. Today, Toronto is a global city and one of the [more…]

May
03
2009
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What is Iqaluit city profile?

Iqaluit, NU airport YFB - Courtesy ceedub13 - CC-BYIqaluit is the capital of the Canadian territory of Nunavut and the territory’s largest city. Iqaluit was founded in 1942 as an American airbase. January 1, 1987, the name was officially changed from “Frobisher Bay” to “Iqaluit”  On April 19, 2001 it was officially redesignated as a city. Iqaluit is located east of Nunavut’s mainland [more…]

May
03
2009
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What is Halifax city profile?

Downtown Halifax - courtesy tylerc083 - CC-BYHalifax is the capital of Nova Scotia and the province’ largest city. The first permanent European settlement in the area was the establishment of the Town of Halifax in 1749. In 1996 the provincial government amalgamated all municipal governments within Halifax County to create HRM, a single regional municipality. Halifax is rich in history and [more…]

May
03
2009
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What is St. John’s city profile?

City of St. John's - courtesy forester401 - CC-BYSt. John’s is the capital of Newfoundland and Labrador and the province’ largest metropolitan area. St. John’s is the oldest English settlement in North America with the first permanent European settlers arrived at St. John’s in 1605. St John’s is on the eastern edge of the Avalon Peninsula, the most easterly part of North America. [more…]

May
01
2009
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What is Winnipeg city profile?

Winnipeg Fog - courtesy Dylan H - CC-BYWinnipeg is the capital of Manitoba and its largest city. Located at the confluence of the historic Red and Assiniboine Rivers, Winnipeg was incorporated as a city in 1873. You will be traveling near the geographic center of North America when you visit Winnipeg. Winnipeg has many recreational opportunities as it lies in close proximity [more…]

May
01
2009
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What is Victoria, B.C. city profile?

Butchart Gardens - courtesy Bitman - CC-BYVictoria is the capital city of British Columbia. Founded in 1843 as a Hudson’s Bay Company trading post and known briefly as “Fort Albert”, the settlement was later renamed Fort Victoria, in honour of Queen Victoria. Walking is an easy way to explore the entire downtown area. Victoria is also the most bike friendly city [more…]

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