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From the east coast to the west, The Great White North is a treasure trove of beautiful cultural and natural wonders waiting to be explored. Whether you’ve just landed or have been here a couple of years, this section will help you plan your next Canadian adventure and get to know your home better.

Queen Square Farmers Market in Saint John, NB, helps newcomers network

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The Queen Square Farmers Market is a vibrant and multicultural community in Saint John. It attracts visitors and vendors from all over southern New Brunswick, and with over 20 nationalities represented, it is truly a multicultural market. The Saint John Newcomers Centre in the city helps new immigrants participate in this open-air farmers market, meet […]

An immigrant success story: Rishin Behl

A place to belong at the Scarborough Museum

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In the heart of east Toronto, Ontario lies the Scarborough Museum, a community and volunteer effort that welcomes the contributions of people from all walks of life. Many newcomers immigrate to the diverse (former) city of Scarborough and that assortment of cultures is reflected in the museum’s volunteers. Volunteers here can hope to learn about […]

Celebrating immigrants and community at Toronto Newcomer Day 2018

All access pass to Canada: Getting to know your new home

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For the fresh crop of Canadian citizens, there’s an all access pass to the country’s rich harvest. Valid for a year after the citizenship ceremony, the Cultural Access Pass (CAP) provides free or entry at a discounted rate to over 1200 cultural attractions such as museums, art galleries and science centres spread across the country. […]

Your guide to New Canadians’ relaunched website

Jasper National Park in the Fall – Bugles and Brilliance

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While Jasper National Park is spectacular anytime, our favourite season by far is fall. The weather is still pleasant, summertime crowds are gone, trees turn a glorious gold, and elk are ready to rumble. The annual elk rut, or breeding season, reaches its peak. Guys try to impress the gals with ear-piercing bugling, strutting, and […]

Ten Canada parks worth traveling for

Killaloe and the BeaverTail

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East of Algonquin Provincial Park in Ontario there is a road sign with at least two strange names and one odd claim-to-fame on it … Village of Killaloe – Birthplace of BeaverTails. We can’t resist a good Canadian place name come-on so we turned off Highway 60 to get the story. In the early 19th century […]

Fall birdwatching on Lake Erie

Cabot Trail Nova Scotia

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The Cabot Trail follows a rugged Atlantic coast in the Cape Breton Highlands of Nova Scotia, Canada. Most travel the 298 kilometre (185 mile) route in summer but we traveled it in early September. If you like fall colours, try the Cabot Trail in mid October. We were told that’s when Nova Scotia’s colours generally peak, a good two weeks after other parts of Canada, including Quebec and most of […]

Fall birdwatching on Lake Erie

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