Butchart Gardens near Victoria, British Columbia.  Around 100 years ago Jennie Butchart, the wife of a Portland Cement magnate, decided to turn their exhausted quarry pit into a sunken garden. The original garden was completed in 1921 Today, over a million bedding plants a year are used throughout the gardens and over a million visitors visit Butchart Gardens annually.

butchart gardens, vancouver island - everyone who has ever visited these outstanding gardens in Victoria, BC go home with visions of this in their back yard ! Many dream . The Butchart Gardens . heaven on earth.

Lake Abraham - Alberta, Canada

By Long Nguyen: This image is taken at lake Abraham in Alberta, Canada. The remote lake becomes really phenomenal with beautiful ice formations in winter. The weather was very cold at minus 7 F degree and strong wind.

Skating on the Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario

Skating on the Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario. - enjoy best the canal as the longest skating rink the world - various activites and enjoy the delicious Beaver Tail (crusty, sugary delight).

Autumn - Tew's Falls, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Autumn - Tew's Falls, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada -although I think this view is rare. Not typically a pretty falls compared to others in the area

101 Things to Do...: 101 Things to do in Ottawa Ontario

Pirate Adventures - take a 75 minute pirate cruise with all the looting and shanties you& expects (open May to September) .

Best Ottawa Restaurants: Where To Eat In The Capital City

Looking for a delicious meal in Ottawa? Finding the best restaurants in our nation's capital is now almost as simple as taking a stroll along Murray Street, but that was not always the case.