Canadian Cinema

Canadian cinema actually dates back to the rise of filmmaking itself, with present-day studios located in Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal, and Halifax. The industry, however, tends … More

St. Lawrence River

The St. Lawrence River is a large North American river flowing from Lake Ontario into the Gulf of St. Lawrence, thereby connecting the Great Lakes to the North … More

Canadian Flag

The current Canadian flag dates back to 1965. Its designer, Dr. George Stanley, intended to capture elements of Canadian history, especially surrounding … More

Stanley Park

Stanley Park is a roughly 1,000-acre public park in Canada that borders downtown Vancouver in British Columbia, surrounded by Vancouver Harbour and … More


Named for “Gassy” Jack Deighton, a  Yorkshire seaman, steamboat captain and barkeep who arrived in 1867 to open the area’s … More