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  • Coureurs des bois in Canada
    Coureurs des bois in Canada
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    Anchored in Canadian popular culture, the Coureurs des Bois are emblematic characters in the history of New France. Long considered vagabonds and illegal immigrants by the French colonial regime, these men upset the codes of the fur trade and greatly influenced the development of Canadian society. From the 17th century to the present day, a look back at the adventures of these pioneers of the fur trade.

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  • Canada's Lobster Eldorado
    Canada's Lobster Eldorado
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    The lobster is an animal that is mainly active at night. Generally, it takes shelter, in crevices or under rocks during the day and provides for its needs in depths of less than fifty meters. In Canada, the southern St. Lawrence and the waters of Nova Scotia are teeming with lobsters. Quebec and New Brunswick are also places rich in these crustaceans.

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  • The culinary specialties of the island of Orleans to taste
    The culinary specialties of the island of Orleans to taste
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    Quebec is a bastion of the Francophonie in the northern part of America. Quebec City is recognized for its historical richness, its cultural value and for its Aboriginal, British and French influences. Île d'Orléans, affectionately nicknamed "The Garden of Quebec", is rich in gourmet products. It is a city where you always have something to do, to discover and in particular always some culinary specialties to eat. Certainly, the city of Quebec is full of many addresses for all budgets, where...

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  • Top 20 expressions from Quebec
    Top 20 expressions from Quebec
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    Quebecers use expressions that are both funny and colorful at the same time, which are often difficult to understand without a little explanation. That's what this article is for, to make sure you understand conversations the best you can.

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  • Main products grown in Canada
    Main products grown in Canada
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    Whatever the country, agriculture is one of the pillars of the national economy. The same is true for Canada, where agriculture plays a very important role. True, only 7 % of the country's land area is used for cultivation, but that does not hinder Canada's productivity. Indeed, thousands of products are grown there every year, including corn, canola and fruit.

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  • Canada's Wild Salmon
    Canada's Wild Salmon
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    Wild salmon is one of the most popular and consumed species of fish in Canada and around the world. It is now considered a true local emblem, due to its cultural importance to the indigenous populations. Raised in aquaculture or living in the wild, this salmonid is a high value-added product that greatly contributes to the country's economic growth. Due to its special place in Canadian culture, wild salmon are currently the focus of many conservation strategies.

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  • Native American art in Canada
    Native American art in Canada
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    First peoples of North America, the Amerindians have a culture of their own. This term is used by anthropologists to refer to Indians who once lived in America and are considered Aboriginal. For those who are from Canada, the designation of First Nations people is much more appreciated. What can we say about these people? Origin, history and art? Focus on the subject.

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  • Zoom on the monarch butterfly in Canada
    Zoom on the monarch butterfly in Canada
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    The monarch butterfly is one of the most recognized butterfly species in the world. In Canada, this animal species is found from Alberta to Newfoundland. Its most important breeding grounds are in the southern regions of Ontario and Quebec. A small portion of the monarch butterfly population also lives in the southern part of British Columbia. Zoom on the monarch butterfly in Canada!

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  • Focus on the caribou, an emblematic Canadian animal
    Focus on the caribou, an emblematic Canadian animal
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    The caribou is a mammal belonging to the Cervidae family. Its dark brown color makes it easy to identify. Its belly, mane and neck are creamy white in color. In this article, you will learn about the three species of caribou in Canada. Zoom in on this emblematic Canadian animal!

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  • Snowmobile tours in Canada
    Snowmobile tours in Canada
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    One way to see the wonders of the Canadian winter is to take a snowmobile ride! A snowmobile excursion will take you on a 105 km route through the forest and over small hills. You'll see spectacular vistas, be surrounded by curious woodland creatures, and explore some of the region's most scenic areas.

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  • Visit Banff National Park in Canada
    Visit Banff National Park in Canada
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    Banff National Park is located in the Rocky Mountains and is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This national park has many natural wonders that visitors can explore, including alpine forests, granite peaks, a lake stream, and ice caves. With everything from lakeside campsites to beginner trails, the park is absolutely stunning no matter what you decide to do. Banff's 300 kilometers of trails take hikers on scenic excursions through different areas of the mountain or let them choose...

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  • The Thousand Islands Archipelago in Canada
    The Thousand Islands Archipelago in Canada
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    Canada is a country of diverse landscapes, which means there are many places to visit… One of the most historically significant parts of Canada is near the border between the United States and Quebec, in a spur called the Thousand Islands Archipelago.

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  • Anticosti Island in Canada
    Anticosti Island in Canada
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    Anticosti Island, located at the eastern end of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, is the largest uninhabited island in Canada. It is one of the last great wilderness areas in eastern North America. It represents more than 12 % (i.e. 300,000 km2) of the total area of Quebec. The island has made headlines in recent years due to its oil production potential and plans by the Quebec provincial government to develop a liquefied natural gas industry on Anticosti Island.

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  • Mont Tremblant in Canada
    Mont Tremblant in Canada
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    To get out of the city on foot, you will find miles of trails, lasting from a few minutes to a few hours. These trails are numerous and well marked, so it is easy to find the one that meets your needs. The more difficult trails have more elevation and may require scrambling over rocks or walking along steep cliffs, but are well worth discovering.

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  • Niagara Falls in Canada
    Niagara Falls in Canada
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    Niagara Falls is a waterfall located on the Niagara River in the Township of Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario. It is one of the three great waterfalls and is one of the 7 wonders of nature in North America. Niagara Falls has not always been part of Canada. They were originally part of the territory of the United States which would later become the State of New York. Canada's control of this territory lasted only between 1841 and 1843, as it only relinquished its claims when Britain threatened to...

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  • Canadian Icefields Parkway: Icefield Parkways
    Canadian Icefields Parkway: Icefield Parkways
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    What's better than a snowy winter? An ice highway, of course! The Canadian Icefield Parkways (CIP) is a self-guided tour that lets you explore the Canadian Rockies. This virtual route includes over 70 points of interest and takes approximately four hours to complete. During your trip, you can admire several breathtaking sites and learn about the natural history of the region.

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  • Jasper National Park in Canada
    Jasper National Park in Canada
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    With over 740,000 acres of rugged beauty, Jasper National Park of Canada is the largest among the national parks in the Canadian Rockies. Here you'll find some of the most spectacular views on the planet and a plethora of wildlife, including grizzly bears, wolves and elk. The best part is that you can explore this beautiful landscape without crowds!

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  • Practice ice fishing in Canada
    Practice ice fishing in Canada
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    The ice fishing season in Canada is an annual event that takes place from the time the lakes freeze over. Most people only fish during the warmer months, but winter in Canada can be a whole other world of fun.

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  • The Northern Lights in Canada: when can we see them?
    The Northern Lights in Canada: when can we see them?
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    Do you dream of seeing the Aurora Borealis? You will be able to contemplate them during your stay in Canada. This phenomenon results from the meeting of gases, the solar wind and the upper atmosphere. It is often observed between the 65th and the 75th parallel. Let's see more about this.

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  • Percé Rock in Quebec
    Percé Rock in Quebec
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    Percé Rock is located near the town of Percé, which gives it its name. This large monolith is located 750 km from Quebec and more precisely, in the Gaspé Peninsula. Why does this monument attract so many tourists? Let's find out in this section.

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