Our Part of the World: A Tour of UNESCO Sites in Canada
Discover 15 exceptional places in Canada that are recognized as World Heritage Sites by UNESCO. From the rich history of L’Anse aux Meadows and Old Quebec City to the majestic beauty of Waterton Glacier and Nahanni National Park, Our Part of the World takes us on a fascinating journey across the country to discover these sites – all of them considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.
Episodes
Ep 1
L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
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Ep 2
Old Town Lunenburg
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Ep 3
Rideau Canal
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Ep 4
Gros Morne National Park
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Miguasha National Park
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Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
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Ep 7
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
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Ep 8
Dinosaur Provincial Park
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Ep 9
Joggins Fossil Cliff
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Ep 10
Nahanni National Park Reserve
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Ep 11
SGang Gwaay
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Ep 12
Wood Buffalo National Park
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Ep 13
Historic District of Old Quebec
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Ep 14
Head - Smashed - In Buffalo Jump
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Ep 15
Kluane/Wrangell - St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini Alsek
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L'Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site
The remains of an 11th-century Viking settlement are evidence of the first European presence in North America.
Old Town Lunenburg
Founded in 1753, Lunenburg retains most of the qualities of the original British colonial settlement.
Rideau Canal
Rideau Canal is the only early 19th century canal that remains operational along its original line with most of its original structures intact.
Gros Morne National Park
Gros Morne National Park provides a rare example of the process of continental drift that took place some 500 million years ago.
Miguasha National Park
The paleontological site of Miguasha National Park in Quebec is considered to be the world's most outstanding illustration of the Devonian Period known as the 'Age of Fishes'.
Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks
The Canadian Rocky Mountain parks, including Banff and Jasper, are renowned for their scenic splendor and are visited by millions of people annually.
Waterton Glacier International Peace Park
In 1932, the Waterton Lakes National Park in Alberta joined together with the Glacier National Park in Montana to form the world's first International Peace Park.
Dinosaur Provincial Park
Dinosaur Provincial Park, located in the heart of Alberta's Badlands, contains some of the most important fossil discoveries ever made from the 'Age of Reptiles', including 35 species of dinosaur, dating back some 75 million years.
Joggins Fossil Cliff
Exposed layers of rock reveal the world’s most complete fossil record of life 300 million years ago, when lush forests covered Joggins and much of the world's tropics.
Nahanni National Park Reserve
The Nahanni National Park Reserve contains deep canyons, huge waterfalls and a unique limestone cave system.
SGang Gwaay
In SGang Gwaay, remains of cedar bark longhouses and carved mortuary and memorial poles illustrate the power and artistry of the Haida people.
Wood Buffalo National Park
Wood Buffalo National Park was established in 1922 to protect the last remaining herds of bison in northern Canada. It is also the natural nesting place of the endangered whooping crane.
Historic District of Old Quebec
Quebec is the only North American city to have preserved its ramparts, together with the numerous bastions, gates and defensive works that still surround Old Quebec.
Head - Smashed - In Buffalo Jump
This site of a hunting technique practised by the First Nations people thousands of years ago highlights the importance of the buffalo to the Plains Indian - especially Blackfoot way of life.
Kluane/Wrangell - St. Elias/Glacier Bay/Tatshenshini Alsek
This empire of mountains and ice contains the largest non-polar icefields in the world and most of the tallest peaks in North America.