This is big country in every sense; big on distance, big on adventure, big on experience. As the world’s second largest country it shouldn’t be surprising that from coast to coast this country can offer a range of experiences whatever the type of traveller you are. In the west the highlights must be the natural landscapes of the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific Coast, and the diverse wildlife found here, while in the east you will find a host of welcoming, multi-cultural cities and of course the wild Atlantic Coast.

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Time difference:

six time zones: GMT – 3½ to GMT – 8

Capital:

Ottawa

Currency:

Canadian Dollar

Flying time to destination:

Calgary 9¼ hours; Vancouver 9½ hours.

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