365 Canadian Sights | Day 357: Banff Week – Johnston Canyon

You thought I was going to forget about Banff? Banff is getting a whole week, and right around Christmas because we’re going full cliche this week. Banff has a bunch of highlights; someone could probably do a ‘sight-a-day’ calendar about it. However, we’re narrowing it down and starting with Johnston Canyon. Tucked away in the… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 357: Banff Week – Johnston Canyon

365 Canadian Sights | Day 355: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden

Canadian culture draws from a number of historic cultures, and China’s influence on Vancouver is one of the most famous in the country. That’s why it’s no surprise a little over 30 years ago, the Chinese and Canadian government’s got together on a shared project and brought this peaceful, contemplative spot to life in the… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 355: Dr. Sun Yat Sen Garden

365 Canadian Sights | Day 350: Audain Art Museum

The fact a town like Whistler has an interesting art gallery shouldn’t be a surprise. The ski village is one of the most luxury-filled towns in Canada. The Audain Gallery is one of the bonuses of that affluence. A truly stunning building that mixes modernity with the natural setting amongst west coast forest, it’s visually… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 350: Audain Art Museum

365 Canadian Sights | Day 348: Universities Week – The Simon Fraser quadrangle

It’s always good to have a peaceful place on campus for students to relax. Simon Fraser University is sometimes criticized for how much concrete is on top of Burnaby Mountain, but what’s been done up there in some cases is pretty neat. The highlight is, in my opinion, the quad. Officially given the terrible name… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 348: Universities Week – The Simon Fraser quadrangle

365 Canadian Sights | Day 346: Universities Week – Pavillon Roger-Gaudry

Let’s be honest, art deco influences anywhere are going to make this list. One building towers over l’Université de Montréal — Pavillon Roger-Gaudry. The monumental structure has been around since WW2 (it was actually started more than a decade earlier) when the university built it as their new centre. At 82 meters and  22-storeys, it’s… Read More 365 Canadian Sights | Day 346: Universities Week – Pavillon Roger-Gaudry