By Ilona Biro
Snowboarding within the Rockies, whale staring at off Newfoundland, consuming dim sum in Vancouver, or having fun with steak-frites in Montreal - Canada bargains a tremendous range of sights for viewers. The nationwide parks are only as outstanding as these within the united states, whereas the key towns rival ecu capitals for his or her nightlife, song, dance, purchasing and theatre. The DK Eyewitness commute advisor is choked with important assistance and luxurious images, making sure you event the simplest this amazing state has on supply. Full-colour maps, urban plans, thematic excursions and walks provide help to discover the areas intensive when 3D cutaways and versions of all of the significant points of interest from the artwork Gallery of Ontario to the Royal British Colombia Museum offer exact perception into the main important points of interest. no matter if you're having fun with the surroundings of Niagara, taking within the view from Toronto's CN tower, or devouring a Lobster platter in Quebec urban, take pleasure in amazing Canada with the Eyewitness shuttle consultant.
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JULY Folk on the Rocks (second weekend) Yellowknife. Inuit drummers, dancers, and throat singers perform here. Klondike Days (July) Edmonton. Commemorates the city’s frontier days. Calgary Stampede (mid-July) Calgary. Ten-day celebration of all things western, including a rodeo (see p294). Molson Indy (mid-July) Toronto. Indy car race held at Exhibition Place. (mid-Aug) Dawson City. Commemorates gold rush days, with costumed parades and canoe races. Festival Acadien de Caraquet (Aug 5 –15) Caraquet.
Famous movie stars and directors attend this prestigious festival. VANCOUVER TORONTO Climate Average daily maximum temperature 27/81 23/73 °C /°F °C /°F 14/57 13/55 14/57 12/54 7/45 6/43 5/41 6 9 hrs hrs 90 39 mm mm Jul month Apr 17/63 15/59 3/37 0 -1/30 2 6 10 9 -8/18 2 hrs hrs hrs hrs hrs hrs 172 214 66 74 41 66 mm mm mm mm mm mm Oct Jan month Apr Jul Oct Jan 4 Average daily hours of sunshine Average monthly rainfall OTTAWA MONTREAL 27/81 26/79 14/57 4 °C /°F 0/32 -6/21 6 9 4 -16/3 3 hrs hrs hrs hrs 14/57 14/57 9/48 7/45 6/43 2/36 3/37 23/73 °C /°F 13/55 11/52 This vast country has a variable climate, despite being famous for having long, cold winters.
The season lasts from October until late spring, and it is well worth a visit to Toronto’s Air Canada Centre to watch one of their fast-paced games. Most of Canada’s universities have teams, and although crowds tend to be smaller than those drawn by P O R T R A I T O F C A N A D A the professionals, the competition is fierce and the atmosphere truly exhilarating, especially during the annual national championship tournament played in Halifax each March. 37 DIRECTORY National Hockey League 11th Floor, 50 Bay Street, Toronto.