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Mississauga, Ontario

A- Overview: Formed in 1974, Mississauga is now recognized as one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing cities with a population of over 600,000 representing cultures from around the world. It is located on the shores of Lake Ontario. Mississauga is home to Lester B. Pearson International Airport and the greatest concentration of major highways in the country, all of which position Mississauga to serve local, national and…


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Richmond, British Columbia

A- Overview: On an island at the mouth of the Fraser River, Richmond first was settled in 1879. The town grew and prospered with its farming, fishing and waterborne trade industries. Today, Richmond’s major industries include aviation, berry farming, high technology and manufacturing. Steveston, an early fishing village now part of the southwest corner of Richmond, has been restored and is an area of shops, restaurants and businesses….

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Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

A- Overview: Cape Breton Island is Nova Scotia’s northernmost land mass, and a place of unsurpassed natural beauty. One of its main attractions is wildly scenic Cape Breton Highlands National Park, located at the far north edge of the island’s western tip. Others are the authentically restored fort at Louisbourg and scenic Bras d’Or Lake, the inland saltwater lake that almost bisects the island. By air, road, rail…

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Banff, Alberta

A- Overview: Truly one of the most scenic and breathtaking locations on earth, Banff offers a glimpse of what the world was like thousands of years ago. Located within Banff National Park in Western Canada, in the province of Alberta, this small town of 7000 is alive with activity. Each year, millions of visitors come to Banff to marvel at the emerald waters of Lake Louise, walk among…

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Whistler, British Columbia

A- Overview: Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, both part of the Whistler Resort, are the two largest ski mountains in North America and are consistently ranked as the No. 1 or 2 ski destinations on the continent. They offer winter and summer glacier skiing, the longest vertical drop in North America, and one of the most advanced lift systems in the world. Some 32 high speed lifts, 200 trails,…

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Kelowna, British Columbia

A- Overview: Kelowna is the largest city in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley, which is located in the south central region of the province. The city is easily accessible by car, bus and air, and is located only 150 km. (90 miles) north of the United States border and 395 km. (247 miles) east of Vancouver. Spectacular Okanagan Valley scenery in the cradle of the nearby mountain range, pristine…

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Kamloops, British Columbia

A- Overview: Kamloops, located in western Canada, is a city of wonders; particularly of the natural variety. As the third largest city in the interior of British Columbia, this four-season paradise has something for everyone. The city is easy to reach, has the warmest weather in Canada, and boasts world-class sporting facilities and incredible recreational experiences. It is also a very affordable city which treats its visitors graciously….

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Quebec City, Quebec

A- Overview: No excursion to French speaking Canada is complete without a visit to exuberant, romantic Québec City, a travel destination found in one of the most beautiful natural settings in North America. The well preserved Vieux-Québec (Old Québec) is small and densely packed, and is steeped in four centuries of history and French tradition. 17th and 18th century buildings have been carefully maintained and preserved over the…

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Windsor, Ontario

A- Overview: The city of Windsor, Ontario lies just across the border between the US and Canada, at the southernmost point in Canada. This city of over 300,000 has its roots deeply planted. Windsor’s Coat of Arms, proudly displayed in the Council Chambers of City Hall, carries the motto, “The River and the Land Sustain Us” as a reminder that the city’s well-being is dependent on appreciation and…

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Saskatoon, Saskatchewan

A- Overview: Saskatoon is a vibrant, trendy city: a university town filled with craft shops, galleries, attractions and festivals, ranging from jazz to cinema to river races. Saskatoon is situated on the banks of the South Saskatchewan River, which is crossed by seven bridges within the city limits. During the US Prohibition era in the 1920s, frequent trips were made to Saskatchewan from the Midwestern border states of…

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