Places

Kayak (Canada) - - YOURSTORY -

There are 168 na­tional his­toric sites in Canada. Eight— L’Anse aux Mead­ows122 (NL), Head­S­mashed-In Buf­falo Jump123 (Alta.), SGang Gwaay124 (B.C.), Old Que­bec City125, Old Lunen­burg126 (N.S.), Ontario’s Rideau Canal127, the area around Grand-Pré128 (N.B.) and the Red Bay Whal­ing Sta­tion129 (NL) — are also United Na­tions World Her­itage Sites. Prov­inces, ter­ri­to­ries, towns and ci­ties also choose their own his­toric places. They help us un­der­stand what Canada is and how it got that way. The first na­tional his­toric site, cho­sen in 1917, was Fort Anne130 in Nova Sco­tia’s An­napo­lis Val­ley, Mi’kmaq ter­ri­tory where the French set­tled more than 400 years ago.

What places would you pro­tect for fu­ture Cana­di­ans to visit?

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Canada

© PressReader. All rights reserved.