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Things to see and do in Canada

Canada experiences

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Also known at the Aurora Borealis, the Northern Lights paint the extreme north's skies stunning shades of green during the winter months. A remarkable natural light display, Canada is one of the best viewing platforms in the world to witness this fantastical phenomenon.

4 Day Special Event: Enables you to experience the fever that holds Calgary in its grip during the annual Stampede, known as ''The Greatest Outdoor Show'' on, the Stampede showcases the best in rodeo with numerous events, exhibits and diverse entertainment!

Calgary stampede

Roaming free in their natural habitat, you will be treated to sights of the grizzly bears that roam in the rugged mountain rivers, the majestic whales that swim off the icy coast, and the characteristic moose, Canada’s wildlife means as much to the nation as maple syrup and ice hockey!

Canada wildlife

Canada's police are one of the country's most iconic symbols. The distinctive uniform of red coat and campaign hat is usually for formal dress, but you'll be able to take a snap or two of them in this dress at Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

Canada mounties

Like every Brit has their favourite football team, Canadian's will have their favourite ice hockey team. The official winter sport of Canada, it was first played in Montreal, where today you can still see the Montreal Canadians play.

Ice hockey

Reminders of Canada's indigenous people, vibrant totem poles are littered all over the country as a memento of the  country's rich cultural heritage. Carved out of red cedar, few original examples remain but you'll still see new ones in places like Stanley Park and the Museum of Anthropology.

Totem poles