Bears ga­lore

The Sunday Telegraph - Travel - - Canada -

The most pho­to­genic of Canada’s bears are the griz­zlies, catch­ing salmon mid-leap as they swim up­stream in Yukon and Bri­tish Columbia. Also on the Pa­cific coast are the rare, white-furred “spirit bears”. Fa­mil­iar from TV pro­grammes are the lum­ber­ing po­lar bears that spend Arctic sum­mers on the tun­dra near Churchill, on Hud­son Bay. Black bears can be seen from New­found­land to the Rock­ies.

Get out on the wa­ter The ca­noe is 100 per cent Cana­dian: big enough to take peo­ple, bags and equip­ment; easy for be­gin­ners to mas­ter; and ma­noeu­vrable enough to cut through rapids. Rivers and lakes, the high­ways of long ago, now pro­vide an es­cape from ev­ery­day life. The light, mod­ern sea kayak

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