Destination Guide: Lake Louise

Lake Louise

Lake Louise It’s popularity as a destination ages back to the early decades of the 20th century. The Canadian Pacific Railway saw the beauty in the region and established the luxury Chateau Lake Louise on its shoreline. Situated at the base of impressive glacier-clad peaks, the lake is often referred to as the jewels of the […]

Destination Guide: Calgary

Calgary Shopping

Calgary Calgary with its cowboy feel and just over 1.2 million inhabitants is the third largest municipality in Canada. Calgary and its attractions are where you’re more likely to feel like a cowboy than anywhere else in Canada. Settled by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1875 the city has grown on the back of […]

Destination Guide: Vancouver

Vancouver The city centre of Vancouver is surrounded on three sides by water. Burrard Inlet to the north, False Creek to the south and English Bay to the west. The north western corner of the city is home to Stanley Park, one of the largest urban parks in the world. Vibrant urban neighbourhoods make up […]

Experience Victoria BC

Snapshot The city of gardens, Victoria BC is one of the oldest cities in the Pacific Northwest with British settlement at the site since 1843. The Coast Salish First Nations people established communities in the region several thousand years before British colonization and their people continue to have a sizeable presence in Vancouver island communities. […]

Destination Guide: Whistler

Whistler Whistler Valley is located around the pass between the Green and Cheakamus rivers north of Vancouver and is flanked by glaciated mountains on both sides. Long before the arrival of Europeans the region was the main trading route of the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations. The completion of the Pacific Great Eastern Railway in […]

Experience Jasper

Snapshot Jasper took its name from the National Park within which it lies and has been around since its inception as a fur trading post over 100 years ago. The Canadian train runs through this tourist town on its voyage across Canada from Toronto to Vancouver and brings many visitors to experience the charm of […]

Experience Banff

Snapshot The township of Banff is nestled high in the Canadian Rockies and has a warm mountain hospitality that makes visitors feel at home and exhilarated with wonder at the postcard perfect views from every corner in the town. Once “Siding 29” on the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Town of Banff was intended to be a tourist […]

Experience Waterton Lakes

Snapshot The gentle prairies of Alberta are abruptly interrupted by the rugged mountains within the Waterton Lakes National Park creating a truly beautiful and unique landscape of 505 square kilometres bordering Montana in the United States. Although the smallest National Park in the Canadian rockies, Waterton Lakes makes up for size in its beautiful series […]