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This thread is intended to contain information useful to people travelling to Canada - please feel free to add anything relevant to it! Before we start though, here's some advice from the TT team:

  1. Do a TT search! At least five posters a week ask what to do in Toronto, whether to go visit Niagara Falls on their way around the world, and whether it's possible to work under the table/overstay a tourist visa. The road is well travelled. Find those threads, add a reply (which brings the…

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Hi guys, I'm Sunita, 24yers of age and from the U.K. I plan to travel to Toronto mid June for 4/5 days and then have a connecting flight to Calgary where I'll be staying with cousins. Just wondered where you'd recommend the best hotel/place to stay within downtown Toronto and also, what to do between the dates of 10-14th June. Much appreciated!

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Flying in early June from Portland Oregon through Vancouver to London. Connection time in Vancouver, if planes on time, is approx. 2 hours. Is that adequate to clear Canadian customs or should I look for a longer layover flight? Many thanks.

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As a contemplative nature lover and as an ecological peace seeker, if you could live anywhere you wanted to in British Columbia... where would you live and why? Don't worry about whether it's an expensive or less expensive place to live.

Don't forget to explain why you would choose the area.

All those who would choose to NOT live in BC can simply skip this thread altogether.

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I'm 25% fluent on DuoLingo - French and I've also been using Paul Noble's French audio course. Lately, I tried out an italki trial lesson. Will be having my second one tomorrow with a different instructor.

Then I got the idea why not move to Quebec City and learn. I've read that moving to another country doesn't necessarily mean you will become fluent. Look at all the Spanish speaking people here in the USA who can't speak English.

However, if I went to a good immersion school maybe that would…

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SIMCO, Ontario AUG 31st the Royal Canadian Mounted Police will demonstrate there famouse unique musical ride. Very ? Very ? few time's to see. They will be , . at the Norfolk Fair in Simco, Ontario. plenty of campsites and rooms availablei n the area. BUT you must have own transportation for getting around.

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Arriving Vancouver June 8, and traveling to Vancouver Island then to Whistler. so far, the following is a rough itinerary:

BC Ferry to Salt Spring Island - three nights
SSI to Tofino - three nights (via Crofton)
Tofino to Nanaimo - 2 nights
Nanaimo to Horseshoe bay -- Whister - three nights

I enjoy biking, hiking, water activities and would like to whale watch. Just wondering if three nights too long on SSI and more time spent in Tofino or heading up the coast from Nanaimo towards Telegraph…

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Hi,

I will be traveling around Newfoundland in mid-late June, and while I've got a 3 days booked in at the end of the trip in St. Johns, and I've got a rental car sorted for the duration of the trip, I'd prefer not to have to commit/pre-book accomodation and just see where I end up each evening. I plan to take in some of Gros Morne, perhaps Terra Nova, but would like the freedom to roam around.

Is it really necessary to book ahead outside of St. John's?
Thanks!
-Mark

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Hi guys, in August I am heading to Vancouver with my husband and son (9 yrs.) and are planing to travel with a motorhome for about 10 days - returning to Vancouver.
Of course we are looking for nice campgrounds with fun things to do for kids as well...
Manning Parc, Osoyoos Hayns Parc? Any recommendations what not to miss .

Thanks you for the help