"The most beautiful in the world is, of course, the world itself."

-Wallace Stevens

Movie List

  • One Week

  • The Sweet Hereafter

  • Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

  • My Winnipeg

  • What If

Reading List

  • The Great Canadian Bucket List

  • National Geographic Guide to the National Historic Sites of Canada: this guide features 236 national historic sites spread throughout Canada. Learn about places like Château Frontenac in Québec City, St. John’s, Newfoundland and more!

  • National Geographic Guide to the National Parks of Canada: this delightful little book features 47 National Parks in Canada. Get details on hiking, camping, wildlife watching and more from parks like Banff, Haida Gwaii and Sable Island.

  • The Insider’s Guide to Canada by World Nomads: This digital guide to Canada features insider tips and travel advice from travel experts across Canada. A helpful guide when planning your Canadian bucket list, the guide covers everything from city guides by locals to road trips to cuisine, culture and more.

  • Why I Hate Canadians by Will Ferguson: goes beyond the idea that all Canadians are ‘nice’ and delves into different parts of Canada’s history and culture, from mounties to beavers and beyond.

  • How to Be a Canadian: Even if You Are Already One by Will Ferguson: Will has written several excellent books focused on Canadian travel and culture. Written with his brother, Ian Ferguson, ‘How to Be a Canadian‘ is a tongue-in-cheek guide to Canadian culture. If you want to understand Canadians, this is one of your best (and most fun to read) resources!

  • The Orenda by Joseph Boyden: A masterpiece, this book delves into 17th century North America, long before the founding of Canada, and weaves a tale of a Jesuit missionary, an Iroquois girl and a Huron warrior. A glimpse into aboriginal history and culture in Canada.

  • The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King: An essential read for those wishing to learn more about North America’s Aboriginal history and culture, this book is at times humorous and unapologetic. Myths are debunked and unconventional insights are given. 

Virtual Experiences

View the majesty of the Canadian Rockies via train!