During 20 years over one million of passengers enjoed the services of the most popular luxury train in Canada – Rocky Mountaineer.
Destination : Canada
Continent : North America
Region : North America
Local name : Canada
Capital : Ottawa
Surface Area : 9970610.00 sq km
Population : 31147000 people
Life Expectancy : 79.4 years
Year of Independence : 1867
Government Form : Constitutional Monarchy, Federation
Head of State : Elisabeth II
Main Languages : Chinese 2.5 %. Dutch 0.5 %. English 60.4 %. Eskimo Languages 0.1 %. French 23.4 %. German 1.6 %. Italian 1.7 %. Polish 0.7 %. Portuguese 0.7 %. Punjabi 0.7 %. Spanish 0.7 %. Ukrainian 0.6 %.
University of British Columbia Museum of Anthropology The modern building of one of the world’s finest collections of Northwest coast native peoples’ art, has been designed by Canadian architect Arthur Erickson. The architecture of main display gallery Great Hall has been inspired by Haida houses and displays full-size totem poles, canoes, and feast dishes. Many [...]
For the fans of incoming Olympic games there is an opportunity to buy a favorite puppet. The mascots are Inspired by traditional First Nations creatures, which are to live in the mountains and waters of British Columbia. Miga and Quatchi are mascots for the Olympic Games, while Sumi is the mascot for the Paralympic Games.
The world’s largest air-supported domed stadium has been completed in 1983. It has about 60,000 seats, that were first fully taken during the papal visit to the Archdiocese of Vancouver,when on September 18, 1984 some 65,000 people came to meet John Paul II Two years later the stadium has been visited by Queen Elizabeth, Prince [...]