We will be travelling the length and breadth of this great country so follow along with us and even schedule to meet up with us on our travels. If you would like to sponsor a leg of this trip then please click below to donate some kilometres to get us there!
Day 1: Queen Elizabeth Public School. Leamington, ON
We want to share our love and pride of this country with grade-five students across Canada so what better way to start this journey than talking to the grade-five classes at Queen Elizabeth Public School in Leamington, Ontario!
We will be visiting Queen Elizabeth Public School at 9:15am.
Day 1: Point Pelee National Park
Point Pelee National Park is located on the shores of Lake Erie and is the Southern most point of mainland Canada. What a perfect spot to kick off our 150 Canadian Stories tour!
We will be at the Visitors’ Centre at 10:30am.
Day 1: Point Pelee Winery
Canada has a lot to be proud of, especially of the delicious wines we have to offer! We are very excited to visit Pelee Island Winery, considered the southernmost winery as they have vines on Pelee island.
We will be be at Pelee Island Winery at 11:30am.
Day 1: Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation
An important name in Kingsville’s heritage, Jack Miner, dubbed “The Father of Conservation”, opened this bird sanctuary in 1904 to help migrating Canada geese and wild ducks.
We will be at Jack Miner Migratory Bird Foundation at 12:00pm.
Day 1: Amherstburg Freedom Museum
This museum celebrates the rich black heritage and history of the region and shares the stories of those who used this chief entry point into Canada to escape slavery in the United States.
We will arrive at the Amherstburg Freedom Museum at 2:30pm.
Day 1: Fort Malden
Visiting this historic Canadian site built in 1795 by Britain to protect against American invasion.
We will be visiting Fort Malden at 3:30.
Day 1: Hiram Walker
Distillery built in 1885 by Hiram Walker and home of Canadian Club Whiskey. It is the only “grain to glass” operation in Ontario and they process 180,000 litres of alcohol every 24 hours. There are 1.3 million barrels of spirits in the warehouses. This distillery is also rumoured to have been by visited by Al Capone!
We will be visiting Hiram Walker at 5:00pm.
Day 1: Windsor's Riverfront
Dieppe Gardens is located in Canada’s southernmost city. It honours veterans from World War 2 and is part of the Waterfront Trail that passes through the downtown core under the Ambassador Bridge and through the Odette Sculpture Park. Just outside of the gardens is the newly erected Canadian flag, part of the 150 project for the Great Canadian Flag Program. Also located at the waterfront is the Peace Fountain which is the only international floating fountain in the world.
We will be visiting Windsor’s riverfront at 6:00pm.
Day 2: Sarnia's Chemical Valley
More than 60 refineries and chemical plants are located in a 25 km radius in Sarnia, Ontario. This area is dubbed “Chemical Valley” and produces 40% of Canada’s chemicals including gasoline and synthetic rubbers.
We will be visiting Sarnia’s Chemical Valley at 9:00am,
Day 2: Aamjiwnaang First Nation Reserve
An Ojibwe First Nation Band Government located on the shores of St. Clair River and downriver from Chemical Valley. This Ojibwe First Nation has been highly affected by the pollution caused by Chemical Valley and have been proactive at protecting the land, air, and people from its harmful effects.
We will be visiting the Aamjiwnaang First Nation Reserve at 9:30am.
Day 2: Blue Water Bridge
A twin-span bridge connecting Point Edward, ON and Port Huron, MI, spreading over the St. Clair River. Completed in 1938, it is the second-busiest crossing between Canada and the United States.
We will be at the Blue Water Bridge at 12:00pm.
Day 2: Craigleith RV Resort & Campground
Located near the shores of Georgian Bay, we are looking forward to spending the night at this beautiful RV Resort & Campground.