The city of Churchill in northern Manitoba is the proclaimed “Polar Bear Capital of the World” as it’s one of the only human settlements where you can come face to face with these powerful and majestic creatures. There are plenty of opportunities to observe polar bears through specially-built vehicles that move smoothly over tundra, snow, and frozen water, whereas protected wilderness lodges are stationed along the migration routes. The best viewing times fall between October and November when the bears begin their move from their summer habitat on the tundra and towards seal-hunting territory on the Hudson Bay.
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Canada measures more than 9,000 kilometers from coast to coast, so it should come as no surprise that nature plays a huge role in Canadian identity and the collective psyche. Here, there’s no shortage of heart-stopping landscapes or face-to-face encounters with nature — you can discover some of the world’s best national parks in Canada. […]