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Old City Hall, Ottawa

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Old City Hall, 111 Sussex Drive, Ottawa. The original building was constructed in 1958 and expanded in 1990s. The building now houses part of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. It is situated on Green Island on the banks of the Rideau River, alongside the Rideau Falls and overlooking the Ottawa River.

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The capital of Canada is Ottawa, in the province of Ontario. There are offically ten provinces and three territories in Canada, which is the second largest country in the world in terms of land area.

While politically and legally an independant nation, the titular head of state for Canada is still Queen Elizabeth.

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When you think of Canada, you think of . . . snow, right?

But not on the West Coast. In Vancouver, it rains. And you'll find more of the population speaking Mandarin than French (but also Punjabi, Tagalog, Korean, Farsi, German, and much more).

Like the other big cities in Canada, Vancouver is vividly multicultural and Vancouverites are very, very serious about their coffee.

Your standard Vancouverite can be found attired head-to-toe in Lululemon gear, mainlining Cafe Artigiano Americanos (spot the irony for ten points).

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"It's actually worth coming to Canada for these sandwiches alone." -- Michelle Superle, Vancouver

Text by Steve Smith.

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