Cities

Vancouver

Welcome to Vancouver, BC The superb city facing the sea and mountains Runners, you have arrived in Vancouver, B.C. Nestled among snow-capped mountains on an ocean inlet, Vancouver has one of the most picturesque settings of any city in the world. The region had long been inhabited by several Native American (First Nations) peoples when […]

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Kamloops

Welcome to Kamloops, BC Where the North and South Thompson Rivers meet Runners, you have arrived in Kamloops, B.C. Kamloops is situated at the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers in the Thompson Valley. The city takes its name from the First Nations word T’kumlups, meaning meeting place. Gold Rush fever in the

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Calgary

Welcome to Calgary, AB The famous “cowtown” reinvented into a cosmopolitan hub. Runners, you have arrived in Calgary, AB. The Calgary Stampede may be the most popular thing in Calgary, but this vibrant city offers much more. It is situated on the western edge of the Great Plains, in the foothills of the spectacular Canadian

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Regina

Welcome to Regina, SK The Queen City Runners, you have arrived in Regina, SK. Although it’s not the biggest city (that would be Saskatoon), it’s the cultural and commercial centre for Southern Saskatchewan. It is located right on the Trans-Canada Highway, making it the perfect stop on a Canada road trip. Regina is in the

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Winnipeg

Welcome to Winnipeg, MB The Polar City Runners, you have arrived in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Winnipeg is really famous for being the city that inspired the name of Winnie the Pooh. So let’s get that out of the way before we explore this exciting city. In 1914, a Canadian veterinarian named Lt Harry Colebourn bought a

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Thunder Bay

Welcome to Thunder Bay, ON An Amazing Outdoor City Runners, you have arrived in Thunder Bay, Ontario. With nearly 2,200 hours of sunlight each year, Thunder Bay is the sunniest city in Eastern Canada, making it an incredible place for the outdoors. Located on Lake Superior’s shores, the world’s largest freshwater lake, Thunder Bay has

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Sault St. Marie

Welcome to Sault Ste. Marie, ON Where history and nature meet. Runners, you have arrived to Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. This historic city is a testament to the origins and evolution of Canada. It is one of the oldest french settlements in North America. It was at the crossroads of the 3,000-mile fur trade route,

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Toronto

Welcome to Toronto, ON The outstanding eclectic city Runners, you have arrived to Toronto, ON. The origin of the city dates back to the 17th century when Lake Simcoe was called some version of “Taronto” between 1670 and 1710. The root “-ront” refers to trees. The original word might have been “Tkaranto” meaning “where there

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Ottawa

Welcome to Ottawa, ON The beautiful capital city to be discovered. Runners, you have arrived to Ottawa, Ontario. This amazing understated city has it all. Literally all. There are the most beautiful beaches, the best museums, the most remarkable buildings, all the government action, hundreds of parks, libraries, trails, festivals, restaurants and business hubs. It

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Montreal

Welcome to Montreal, QC The metropolis full of light Runners, you have arrived to Montreal, Quebec. Montreal is what many people would describe as a crown jewel, but as a real gem, it took hundreds of years for the city to be shaped into what it is today. Montreal is a magnificent city with grand

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