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Bayfield, Prince Edward Island

Confederation Bridge

This engineering marvel is the longest bridge in Canada and one of the longest spans in the world.
Drumheller, Alberta

Star Mine Suspension Bridge

Not for the faint of heart, this long pedestrian bridge rewards those who brave the wobbly walk with a beautiful view.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Riel House

The historic home of the pivotal political activist who led the Métis people in rebellion against the Canadian government.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Louis Riel's Gravestone

Canada's accused-traitor-turned-folk-hero is buried under a red stone in a ring of his own.
St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

Marathon of Hope Mile 0

Where a young athlete began his run across Canada after losing his right leg to cancer.
Montreal, Québec

St. Patrick's Basilica

Its columns were all carved from the same white oak tree.
Edmonton, Alberta

Neon Sign Museum

An outdoor installation of 20 vintage signs that once hung in front of businesses throughout town.
Wetaskiwin, Alberta

Reynolds-Alberta Museum

An automotive, farming machinery, and aviation museum located in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada.
Calgary, Alberta

The New Central Library

The New Central Library is a masterpiece of contemporary architecture in the midst of downtown Calgary.
Sparwood, British Columbia

Formerly The World's Biggest Truck

It's still huge and it's still on display in the mountains of western Canada.
Thunder Bay, Ontario

Sleeping Giant

Profile of a sleeping person 4km long in 250m high cliffs.
Montreal, Québec

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

A statue in a Canadian zoo remembers the WWI origins of the beloved character Winnie-the-Pooh.
Bellevue, Alberta

Frank Slide

A sleepy little town that had the greatest landslide in North American history fall on it.
Montreal, Québec

Beaudry Metro

Montreal's colorful subway station showing its support of the local LGTB community.
Edmonton, Alberta

West Edmonton Mall

This massive mall has hundreds of shops, an amusement park, and a history of deadly amusement attractions.
Calgary, Alberta

National Music Centre

Eclectic musical collection ranging from hurdy gurdies and orphicas to the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax Explosion Memorial

The city of Halifax still bears the scars of the largest explosion prior to the atomic bomb.
Ottawa, Ontario

Château Laurier

The mastermind behind this palatial hotel perished on the Titanic weeks before its grand opening.
Montreal, Québec

The Murals on Saint Laurent Boulevard

Every year, the colorful murals of Montreal get a complete makeover.
Granum, Alberta

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

Historic site where Native American hunters once trapped and killed buffalo.
Peachland, British Columbia

Okanagan Lake

The large fjord lake is thought to be the home of "Ogopogo," a giant sea serpent.
Drumheller, Alberta

The World's Largest Dinosaur

As if T-rex wasn't big enough, this Canadian monument is four times larger than the real thing.
Montreal, Québec

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.