view of Toronto, Ontario.
up a stone's throw from Canada, I pretty much took the country for granted,
considering it a large extension of the United States. As I saw it back in my
childhood, the people were just like us, the landscape wasn't that different from
ours and the food, well, unless you count poutine, it wasn't anything that
I hadn't seen before. As I matured and explored the country, however, my views
changed. I discovered Canadians are, in fact, some of the nicest people in world.
And, yes, the landscape is quite different -- take Nunavut, Canada's newest territory,
for example. A remote area in the country's north, its capital Iqaluit is the
only Canadian capital that can be reached just by air.
prime business destination in Canada is Toronto, even though plenty of business
is conducted in Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa and numerous other Canadian cities.
The cosmopolitan hub of Canada, Toronto has a population of more than three million
people. Filled with parks, gardens and village-style communities, the city is
a vibrant mosaic of over 70 cultures celebrating their heritage with colorful
festivals and bustling markets. Toronto is home to four huge convention centers
and the city's thousands of shops and restaurants will keep you busy for days.
in British Columbia on the west coast, visitors can sightsee along winding mountain
trails or bike through Vancouvers famous Stanley Park. Wildlife spotters
can take a whale watching tour off B.C.s Pacific coast, or head north to
see grizzly bears and wolves. And you can't beat the skiing in British Columbia,
which is home to the highest vertical drop in North America.
Nova Scotia's towering seaside cliffs to Saskatchewan's vast grasslands to the
old-world charm of Quebec, Canada is a whole world waiting to be discovered...just
north of the border!