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The grave of Louis Riel, leader of the Métis peoples of Canada
Winnipeg, Canada

Louis Riel's Gravestone

Canada's accused-traitor-turned-folk-hero is buried under a red stone in a ring of his own.
49.8899, -97.1209
R.M.S. Empress of Ireland Memorial
Rimouski, Canada

R.M.S. Empress of Ireland Memorial and Mass Grave

This memorial to a horrific ship collision sits over a mass grave holding dozens of the victims.
48.4500, -68.5333
Brock's Monument
Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

Brock's Monument

This seemingly cursed monument is dedicated to one of Canada's great war heroes.
43.1602, -79.0529
Wawa Goose
Wawa, Canada

Wawa Goose

This giant roadside goose has been hailing travelers into a small Ontario town for over 50 years.
47.9816, -84.7806
1910 reconstruction of a Pteranodon, a type of pterosaur, by palaeontologist George F. Eaton
Calgary, Canada

Pterosaur Jaw Bone

First flying reptile discovered in British Columbia was for years forgotten in a cabinet.
51.0482, -114.0698
Big Nickel
Sudbury, Canada

Big Nickel

Possibly the world's largest coin stands just outside of a Canadian science center.
46.4738, -81.0340
Lock at Hogs Back
Ottawa, Canada

Hogs Back Lockstation

These locks on North America’s oldest canal are named after a porcine rock formation.
45.3698, -75.6986
Emily Carr House
Victoria, Canada

Emily Carr House

This Italianate house was the childhood home of the prominent Canadian painter, Emily Carr.
48.4138, -123.3698
Central Experimental Farm with the city of Ottawa in the background.
Ottawa, Canada

Central Experimental Farm

A sprawling Victorian farm that has been surrounded by a capitol city is one of Canada's greatest treasures.
45.3873, -75.7177
Historical "Farine Five Roses" sign on a cold winter night
Montreal, Canada

Farine Five Roses Sign

Two thirds of this Montreal neon icon has survived to flash another day.
45.4919, -73.5512
Old Québec Funicular
Québec City, Canada

Old Québec Funicular

This steep cable railway has been hoisting passengers in the heart of Québec City for over a century.
46.8125, -71.2039
Statue of Harry Colebourn and Winnipeg the Bear.
Winnipeg, Canada

Winnipeg the Bear Statue

A statue in a Canadian zoo remembers the WWI origins of the beloved character Winnie-the-Pooh.
49.8678, -97.2433
The stick and puck tower over the recreation centers parking lot.
Duncan, Canada

World's Largest Hockey Stick & Puck

Canada shows its hockey pride with a giant stick.
48.7829, -123.7025
The observatory tower
Montreal, Canada

Le Stade Olympique

A massive Montreal stadium that has seen nothing but trouble since its inception.
45.5557, -73.5523
Vegreville, Canada

The Vegreville Pysanka

Possibly the world’s easiest Easter-egg hunt.
53.5000, -112.0663
Thunder Bay, Canada

Sleeping Giant

Profile of a sleeping person 4km long in 250m high cliffs.
48.5649, -88.6985
Bellevue, Canada

Frank Slide

A sleepy little town that had the greatest landslide in North American history fall on it.
49.5900, -114.3900
Cantos Music Foundation.
Calgary, Canada

National Music Centre

Eclectic musical collection ranging from hurdy gurdies and orphicas to the Rolling Stones Mobile Studio.
51.0446, -114.0526
Oratory by night
Montreal, Canada

Oratoire St. Joseph

City law dictates that this mountaintop cathedral containing the heart of a saint is to remain the tallest building in town.
45.4922, -73.6169
Montreal, Canada

Standing wave at Habitat '67, Montreal

Futuristic apartment blocks are the backdrop for Montreal surfers hangin' ten on the Habitat '67 standing wave.
45.5002, -73.5419
Drumheller T-Rex with kids on its toes
Drumheller, Canada

The World's Largest Dinosaur

As if T-rex wasn't big enough, this Canadian monument is four times larger than the real thing.
51.4675, -112.7087
Ceiling Ship
Montreal, Canada

Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel (The Sailors' Church)

Small ship votives hang from the vaulted ceiling of this port-side church with a Latin inscription on the wall, "Pray for us fishermen in the hour of our death."
45.5099, -73.5514
Home of A Thousand Faces
Radium Hot Springs, Canada

Home of A Thousand Faces

Outsider art meets hard scrabble mountain life in this woodcarver's home/art piece.
50.6233, -116.0700
One of the many headstones with statue
Montreal, Canada

Notre-Dame-de-Neiges Cemetery

Canada's largest graveyard boasts a lot of noteworthy artifacts as well as its own computerized mapping service.
45.4982, -73.6108