Media delegates have the opportunity to experience even more of Canada by attending a pre or post event press trip. Upon registration, media will have the opportunity to denote their top three choices from the tours listed below. Tour assignments will be confirmed soon.

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Discover Indigenous history, art and culture in Edmonton

Discover the arts and culture of the city, stories of Indigenous peoples and their history in Alberta’s capital city, Edmonton.

Alberta

September 5-9, 2020

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Haida Experience in Northern British Columbia

Discover the mysterious and unique treasures of Haida Gwaii – an untouched, rugged archipelago of islands off the northwest coast of British Columbia. Experience the hospitality of 100% owned Haida accommodations and learn about the history of the Haida people with this authentic immersive Indigenous culture adventure.

British Columbia

September 3-9, 2020

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Fearless Females of the Central Okanagan

Tour through the home of the British Columbia wine industry and meet the Fearless Females of the Central Okanagan Valley who are making waves in the wine, culinary, and agricultural scene

British Columbia

September 6-9, 2020

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Life by the Tides-Coastal Adventure on the Bay of Fundy

New Brunswick’s Bay of Fundy is home of the highest tides in the world. Take a walk on the ocean floor, explore sea caves and giant rock formations, enjoy a coastal adventure tour of the idyllic St. Andrews by-the-Sea, and discover Saint John, the vibrant city on the Bay.

New Brunswick

September 4-9, 2020

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Eat Wild Newfoundland

Newfoundland and Labrador culinary scene is rooted in culture, traditions and a way of life. Eat your way through our history and heritage on a rock in the middle of the North Atlantic. The next generation of chefs are holding hands with our past as they implement innovations and incite sustainable changes to our traditional foodways.

Newfoundland and Labrador

September 4-8, 2020

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Taste of Nova Scotia

Our foodie culture is part of this tapestry and flavoured with authenticity that defines our farmers and fishers and inspires our chefs and wine makers. Pair this with world-famous lighthouses, a pristine coastline, and fun, friendly people and you’ll soon discover there’s a place waiting for you at every table!

Nova Scotia

September 2-8, 2020

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Bawaating – The Heart of Turtle Island

In the centre of the North American Great Lakes, along the shores of Lake Superior and Lake Huron, is Sault Ste. Marie. Named Bawaating in Ojibwe by the Anishinaabe peoples of the Great Lakes, the ‘Soo’ has been a traditional gathering place since the beginning of time. Join us for an incredible Indigenous adventure.

Ontario

September 5-9, 2020

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Cool Small Towns in Canada’s Smallest Province

Prince Edward Island’s small towns have big time charm. Explore picturesque fishing villages, seaside towns, and hidden gems only found between the rolling hills of Canada’s smallest province. Eat with the locals, soak in spectacular views, and discover vintage and handmade treasures from Prince Edward Island artisans.

Prince Edward Island

September 5-9, 2020

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Wachiya! Welcome to Eeyou Istchee James Bay

For 5,000 years, the Cree have occupied the vast territory of Eeyou Istchee James Bay, moving across the land with the seasons and the migration of animals. Many traditions from the past are alive and well today, passed down from generation to generation. On this tour, set off to discover a vibrant living culture with roots that reach back millennia.

Québec

September 5-9, 2020

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Ancient Forest, Modern Beats

Despite the relative isolation of their wooded home, residents of Abitibi-Témiscamingue are avid consumers of culture. Explore this unique duality with Ancient Forest, Modern Beats! Discover the Festival de Musique Émergente, then relax in the tranquil boreal forest at the newly opened Opémican National Park.

Québec

September 5-9, 2020

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Deep in the Million Acre Woods-Prince Albert National Park

Discover a million-acre park, where vast prairies meet parkland and boreal forest. This is where free-roaming plains bison mingle among a diverse collection of wildlife that include timber wolves, elk, moose, bears and over 200 recorded species of birds reside. Explore, portage a canoe or hike on over 150 kilometres of trails.

Saskatchewan

September 4-9, 2020

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Rocky Mountaineer

Rocky Mountaineer travels between Vancouver and the spectacular Canadian Rockies. It’s a must-do luxury travel experience, with glass-domed train cars, incredible scenery, delicious cuisine, and a relaxed, social atmosphere. In 2020, Rocky Mountaineer is celebrating 30 years as a leading travel experience in Canada.

Alberta

September 13-16, 2020

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Sea to Sky Tour

Framed by the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountains, experience the best of British Columbia’s cities, coastline and culture as you explore from Sea to Sky.

British Columbia

September 13-16, 2020

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Coastal Rainforest Safaris

An immersive West Coast adventure combining luxury with the rugged wilderness of Vancouver Island North. To further elevate this unique nature experience, you’ll have the opportunity to learn from local Kwakwaka’wakw guides who are proud of their heritage and excited to share their culture, stories, and knowledge of the land.

British Columbia

September 13-16, 2020

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Inside Passage – The Remote Coast of British Columbia

Explore British Columbia’s remote coast. Along the BC Ferry Inside Passage route is the Great Bear Rainforest. Rich with wildlife often spotted along the shoreline, orca whales and porpoises in the channel, and bald eagles circling overhead. First Nations villages dot the coastline and grizzly bears walk the land.

British Columbia

September 13-17, 2020

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Colours & Lights Arctic Adventure–Lazy Bear Expeditions

Experience fabulous fall colours, get up close and personal with Arctic wildlife and engage with the locals as they tell their stories of the vibrant culture of Manitoba’s North. This brand new tour by Lazy Bear Expeditions offers a unique perspective into life in Churchill in the pristine (though rarely visited!) autumn season.

Manitoba

September 13-18, 2020

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Genuine Indigenous Experience in Northwest Territories

The Northwest Territories is one of Canada’s best kept travel secrets. It’s spoiled with immersive Indigenous cultural experiences, spectacular Aurora Borealis and a diverse and pristine landscape, with vistas ranging from towering waterfalls to mountain ranges covered by the distinctive low-growing greenery of the arctic tundra

Northwest Territories

September 13-17, 2020

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Ottawa: Canada In One City

Get your fill of Canadiana experiences in the country’s capital city, Ottawa. Explore museums that interpret Canadian culture, visit iconic institutions of Canada – the House of Commons, Rideau Hall, and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police – and ride the world’s first interprovincial zipline, take a culinary tour or cycle the city.

Ontario

September 13-16, 2020

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Niagara Falls – one culinary wonder after another

Canada’s Niagara Region is home to the world’s most stunning wonders – beautiful, powerful and awe-inspiring Niagara Falls. In this iconic setting is an ever-growing tapestry of experiences and among some of the most sensational are those of the culinary type.

Ontario

September 13-16, 2020

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A Taste of Island Life on Canada’s Food Island

Join us for the Fall Flavours Festival – a delicious Island-wide journey that celebrates Prince Edward Island’s (PEI) harvest. Hands-on experiences, talented culinary artisans and delightful venues will provide some of the tastiest and intimate food experiences you can imagine.

Prince Edward Island

September 13-17, 2020

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Québec City—Where Wonder Waits Around Every Corner

Welcome to Québec City, l’accent d’Amérique. Immerse yourself in the vitality and authenticity of the cradle of Francophone culture in North America. You’ll be left breathless by the beauty of the city and its UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Québec

September 13-16, 2020

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Yukon: Autumn Bites, Lights, and Golden Sights

“The Wilderness City”, Whitehorse, is surrounded by mountains, forests, lakes and rivers providing a source of inspiration for local chefs who harvest ingredients from the wild and, along with locally-roasted fair-trade coffee, curated cheese shops, tasty bakeries, inventive breweries that showcase Yukon’s emerging culinary scene.

Yukon

September 13-18, 2020

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Yukon: Celebrating Yukon Indigenous Culture

Elders say that the First Nations people have always been here. Oral traditions and archaeological evidence document the ways of indigenous people in the Yukon for more than 12,000 years. Come experience the warm hospitality and rich cultures of the 14 Yukon First Nations

Yukon

September 13-18, 2020

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Dawson City (is) Cultural Gold!

The lure of gold drew thousands of men and women to the Yukon during the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898. They arrived into the ‘wilderness’ and home of the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation people. Forests will be bursting with colour, the mountains brushed with snow and, with luck, the Northern Lights will light up the night sky.

Yukon

September 13-18, 2020

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