Attractions

Top Choice Notable Building in Regina

Provincial Legislature

Escaping significant damage from the devastating tornado in its year of completion (1912), the arresting 'Leg,' nestled in Wascana Centre's leafy embrace, stands as a proud symbol to the people of Regina. Ponder the…
Top Choice Notable Building in Iqaluit

Legislative Assembly

It's well worth taking an entertaining free tour of Nunavut's prefab parliament to learn about all manner of Inuit art displayed throughout the building, as well as about the chamber, with its aboriginal touches, su…
Notable Building in Calgary

Calgary Tower

This 1968 landmark tower is an iconic feature of the Calgary skyline, though it has now been usurped by numerous taller buildings and is in danger of being lost in a forest of skyscrapers. There is little doubt that…
Notable Building in Montréal

Habitat 67

The artificial peninsula Cité-du-Havre was created to protect the port from vicious currents and ice. Here, in 1967, architect Moshe Safdie designed a set of futuristic cube-like condominiums for Expo '67 when he wa…
Notable Building in Charlottetown

St Dunstan's Basilica

Rising from the ashes of a 1913 fire, the three towering stone spires of this Catholic, neo-Gothic basilica are now a Charlottetown landmark. The marble floors, Italianate carvings and decoratively embossed ribbed c…
Notable Building in Ottawa

Rideau Hall

Home of the Governor General, Rideau Hall was built in the 1830s with grand additions made by successive governors. There are free 45-minute walking tours of the fancy residence, featuring anecdotes about the variou…
Notable Building in Tyne Valley

Lennox Island Aboriginal Ecotourism Complex

The Lennox Island Aboriginal Ecotourism Complex opened its doors in June 2004. Inside there are small, changing exhibits and information about the two excellent interpretive trails around the island. These trails co…
Notable Building in Winnipeg

Manitoba Legislative Building

Designed during Winnipeg's optimistic boom of the early 20th century, this 1920 building flaunts neoclassical beaux-arts design, limestone construction and governmental importance above the Red River. Surrounded by …
Notable Building in Ottawa

Royal Canadian Mint

Although Canada's circulation-coin mint is in Winnipeg, the royal mint holds its own by striking special pieces. The imposing stone building, which looks a bit like the Tower of London, has been refining gold and mi…
Notable Building in Ottawa

Supreme Court of Canada

This intimidating structure strikes an intriguing architectural balance with a modern concrete shell and a traditional copper roof. Visitors can stroll around the scenic grounds, grand entrance hall and dark oak-pan…