Four provinces to the west of Lake OntarioThey form one of the country's largest economic regions of the maple leaf. Canada West boasts a fresh story, particularly the influence of the neighboring States, the English-speaking population and anxious attitude to family values. Residents of the region are engaged mainly in the forestry sector and the maritime, good natural resources here are very rich.
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Canada West - the four provinces that are included inpart of the country in the period from 1870 to 1905. Compared to other areas in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba and Saskatchewan, there are far fewer residents - from one million to four each.
The westernmost part of British Columbia,It is somewhat geographically isolated - it is slightly separated from the other Rocky Mountain, but because it has historically been the least available. This caused the development in this part of the country's special culture and the behavior of its inhabitants.
The most interesting cities in western Canada for the traveler up not too big list. It includes a couple of former Olympic capitals and historical residence Cree:
- Vancouver - is the capital of British Columbia andvery favorable for the life of the metropolis. Three times he was honored the title of "Best city in the world", and its main tourist attractions - Stanley Park and Queen Elizabeth Gardens. After Vancouver should be the majority of cruise ships sailing to Alaska.
- Calgary is situated in Alberta and is famous as thethe first city in Canada is privileged to host the Olympic Games. His unofficial titles - the cleanest metropolis in the world and the third - on the quality of life of its population. Main tourist attractions - historical village Heritadzh Park, representing the life in western Canada in the nineteenth century, and Devonian Gardens, the largest of the city covered in the world.
- Winnipeg - is the Indian name of the lake, on theand which is the main city of the province of Manitoba. The first Europeans came to these lands in the middle of the XVIII century, after two hundred years of Winnipeg became the fourth largest in Canada. Monuments Cute Winnie the Pooh and the young wolves like tourists, and local parks and the city zoo are especially suitable for families.
One of the most visited nationalparks in western Canada - Yoho Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the border of British Columbia and Alberta. Numerous lakes and waterfalls, canyons and limestone caves - the main attractions of Yoho, constantly photographed by thousands of visitors.