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Alaska Highway

The Alaska Highway was built to quickly transport supplies and material from the US through Canada to Alaska during the Second World War, as there was no road to Alaska and the US state had…

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Stewart – Cassiar Highway

The Stewart – Cassiar Highway is the connecting highway between the Yellowhead Highway and the Alaska Highway. The actual name for the Cassiar Highway is “British Columbia Highway 37.” The oldest section of the Cassiar…


Top of the World Highway

The ” Top of the World ” Highway is 105 kilometers long and is located in the Yukon Territory near the border with Alaska. On this highway is a jointly built and used border station…


Trans-Canada Highway

The Trans-Canada Highway is a highway system that runs through ten of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada. In addition to the Trans-Siberian Highway and the Australia Highway 1, the Trans-Canada Highway is one…


Dempster Highway

The 736 km long Dempster Highway starts near Dawson City, ends in Inuvik and is the only all-weather road in Canada north of the Arctic Circle dar.   Originally, the two-lane road would be 671…


Barkerville

The first gold rush in British Columbia Barkerville was the capital of the Cariboo gold rush in British Columbia and is now a historic city to visit. Barkerville is located north of the Cariboo Plateau,…


Château Frontenac

Hotel & fairytale castle Known as Fairmont Le Château Frontenac, Château Frontenac is a large hotel located in Québec City, the capital of the province of Quebec. The lofty and stunning building was named the…


Dredge no. 4 – Dawson City

Gold prospecting made easy Not long after gold was found in Klondike and the gold rush set in, dredgers were brought to the Yukon or later built there. One of the two dozen water dredgers…


Fort Erie

Fort Erie was the first British fort to be built as part of building a military network after the Seven Years War. The fort is located on the southern edge of the city of Erie,…


Fortress of Louisbourg

The Fortress Louisbourg The fortress of Louisbourg is an incomplete reconstruction of an 18th-century French fortress in Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, as a reminder of the battles that Canadian soldiers waged so that Canada today may…