Pacific Salmon – Amazing Canadian Wildlife

Pacific Salmon – Amazing Canadian Wildlife

Seven species of Pacific Salmon occur in B.C.: Sockeye, Chinook, Coho, Pink, Chum, Steeelhead Trout, and Cuthroat Trout. The smallest, Pink salmon, are the most abundant. The biggest, Chinook salmon, are the least abundant. Salmon are famous for their ability to return to the freshwater place of birth to spawn, including fighting their way up…

Sustainable Forestry in Canada

Sustainable Forestry in Canada

Discover sustainable forestry in Canada and learn why Canada is the global leader in sustainable forest management. Canada’s forests are diverse and sustain a wide range of quality products including soft wood lumber, newsprint, wood pulp, and engineered wood products. An example of Canada’s innovation in forest management is the partnership with Aboriginal People of…

The Last Spike

The Last Spike

In Craigellachie, British Columbia at 9:22 am on November 7, 1885, the last railway spike was hammered in, connecting Canada from coast to coast. The Canadian Pacific Railway was formed to physically unite Canada and Canadians from coast to coast and the building of the railway is considered to be one of Canada‚Äôs greatest feats…