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Centre Block, Parliament Buildings, Ottawa

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From Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parliament_Hill

Parliament Hill (French: Colline du Parlement), colloquially known as The Hill, is an area of Crown land on the southern banks of the Ottawa River in downtown Ottawa, Ontario. Its Gothic revival suite of buildings—the parliament buildings—serves as the home of the Parliament of Canada and contains a number of architectural elements of national symbolic importance. Parliament Hill attracts approximately 3 million visitors each year.

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Imagini apropiate de Canada

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A: Parliament of Canada

de Pierre-André Bergeron, la distanta de 20 metri

This picture was hard to take because of very intense and low sun.  Was taken with no tripod in brack...

Parliament of Canada

B: Parliament Hill, Ottawa

de Ruy Loreto, la distanta de 20 metri

Parliament Hill, Ottawa

C: Ottawa Parliament

de DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx, la distanta de 30 metri

The Ottawa Parliament.   Photographed in the winter.   Also see the summer season panorama located cl...

Ottawa Parliament

D: Parliament of Canada

de Ricardo Gonzalez, la distanta de 30 metri

Parliament of Canada

E: Canadian Parliament Building

de Zoltan Duray, la distanta de 50 metri

Canadian Parliament Building

G: View from Peace Tower

de Jan Mulder, la distanta de 60 metri

Photo's taken from the observation deck at about 60 m height of the 92.2 m high peace tower on May 13...

View from Peace Tower

H: Parliament Hill Outside Lawn

de DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx, la distanta de 70 metri

The entire area of Parliament Hill measures 88,480 square metres bounded on the north by the Ottawa R...

Parliament Hill Outside Lawn

I: Centennial Flame Parliament Ottawa

de DigitalProperties.ca - Bryan Groulx, la distanta de 80 metri

The Centennial Flame is a symbolic flame that forms the central element of a fountain, itself located...

Centennial Flame Parliament Ottawa

J: 2014-06-22 Senate of the Canadian Parliament

de Henk Keijzer, la distanta de 80 metri

2014-06-22 Senate of the Canadian Parliament

Aceasta panorama a fost facuta in Canada

Aceasta este un ansamblu a Canada

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.

On the east end of Canada, you have Montreal as the bastion of activity. Montreal is famous for two things, VICE magazine and the Montreal Jazz Festival. One is the bible of hipster life (disposable, of course) and the other is a world-famous event that draws more than two million people every summer. Quebec is a French speaking province that has almost seceded from Canada on several occasions, by the way..

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).

But here's a Vancouver secret only the coolest kids know: the best sandwiches in the city aren't found downtown. Actually, they're hidden in Edgemont Village at the foot of Grouse Mountain on the North Shore.

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

Text by Steve Smith.

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