Calgary, Alberta’s capital, is situated between the Canadian Prairies and the foothills of the Canadian Rockies. After oil was discovered nearby in the early 1900s, Calgary evolved into one of Canada’s most populous cities, attracting millions of people each year to its world-famous rodeo event, the Calgary Stampede.
Even though Churchill is a small town with only 1,000 people, its most famous residents, the polar bears, draw large visitors every year. On the Hudson Bay shore in Manitoba, Churchill is recognised as the “Polar Bear Capital of the World.” In addition to polar bears, Churchill is a fantastic place to observe beluga whales, birds, and the aurora borealis.
Ottawa, Canada’s capital, is located at the junction of three rivers and has the country’s sixth-largest population – which is rapidly growing. The city has an extremely high multilingual population. If you hear a combination of English and French, don’t be surprised; both languages are spoken as first languages.