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MORE TO DISCOVER Explore the rest of Canada's UNESCO World Heritage Sites Writing-on-Stone/Áísínai'pi MILK RIVER VALLEY, ALBERTA Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks BORDER OF ALBERTA AND BRITISH COLUMBIA Dinosaur Provincial Park PATRICIA, ALBERTA Waterton Glacier International Peace Park BORDER OF ALBERTA AND MONTANA, U.S. Wood Buffalo National Park BORDER OF NORTHEASTERN ALBERTA AND THE SOUTHERN NORTHWEST TERRITORIES Historic District of Old Québec QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC Miguasha National Park NOUVELLE, QUEBEC L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site GREAT NORTHERN PENINSULA, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Gros Morne National Park ROCKY HARBOUR, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Red Bay Basque Whaling Station RED BAY, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Joggins Fossil Cliffs JOGGINS, NOVA SCOTIA Landscape of Grand Pré KINGS COUNTY, NOVA SCOTIA Old Town Lunenburg LUNENBURG, NOVA SCOTIA Kluane/Wrangell-St. Elias/ Glacier Bay/ Tatshenshini-Alsek BORDER OF YUKON TERRITORY, BRITISH COLUMBIA AND ALASKA, U.S. MISTAKEN POINT ECOLOGICAL RESERVE NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR Located along the southernmost tip of the Avalon Peninsula, these narrow, naturally eroding coastal cliffs reveal perfectly preserved Ediacaran fossils— some of which date as far back as 580 million years—that highlight the history of life on earth. Over 10,000 fossil impressions can be spotted in the area, which is recognized as the most significant fossil site in the world. Guided hiking tours are available for visitors to walk along the cliffs and to learn more about the fossil impressions. RIDEAU CANAL NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE OTTAWA , ONTARIO This 202-kilometre stretch of connected canals is a spectacularly scenic waterway, where boaters can cruise through tranquil waters and learn about Canada's history through the significant sites and stops found along the way. Originally built for military purposes, the canal showcases its dynamic past through the 47 masonry lock stations and structures —such as the Stone Arch Dam found at Jones Falls—which have remained intact since they were first put in place during the 19th century. HEAD-SMASHED-IN BUFFALO JUMP FORT MACLEOD, ALBERTA This is the oldest buffalo jump in North America and an important place for the Indigenous peoples of Alberta's Great Plains. For nearly 6,000 years, this site was used by Peigan and other Plains peoples for buffalo hunting. It's one of the most extensive and best preserved examples of communal hunting techniques. Adjacent to the jump, you'll find an interpretive centre that showcases artifacts found at the historical archaeological site. WINTER 2021 | 13 SGANG GWAAY NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE ANTHONY ISLAND, BRITISH COLUMBIA Once home to a small Haida community, the tiny village of SGang Gwaay Llnagaay (formerly Nan Sdins or Ninstints), which dates back to the late 1800s, now exhibits the history of Haida Gwaii. Visitors will be awed by the remnants of large cedar longhouses and majestic memorial poles. Here you'll also find the Haida Watchmen, members of the Haida Nation who work at cultural sites to share the 10,000-year-old history of the Haida people through songs, stories and ceremonies. 3 5 4 6 PHOTOGRAPHY [NAHANNI] DESIGN PICS INC/ALAMY; [CANOEISTS] LORNE COULSON; [RIDGE] BARRETT & MACKAY PHOTO; [TREES] DESTINATION BC/OWEN PERRY; [CANAL] TOURISM OTTAWA; [TIPI] TRAVEL ALBERTA

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