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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.

Day 3: Wasaga Beach

Day 3: Bracebridge, On

Day 3: Weber's Muskoka

Day 3: North Bay, Ontario

Day 3: Marsh Bay Resort, Coleman, Ontario

Day 4: Cobalt, Ontario

Day 4: Kirkland Lake, Ontario

Day 4: Fairbanks Provincial Park

Day 5: Sudbury, ON

Day 5: Holy Cow's Ice Cream Parlour, Sault Ste. Marie

Day 5: Pancake Bay

Day 5: Theono Point

Day 5: Pinguisibi or Sand River

Day 5: White River where Winnie the Pooh began

Day 5: The ride from Wawa to Thunder Bay

Day 6: Thunder Bay KOA

Day 6: Terry Fox Monument Thunder Bay

Day 6: Fort William, Thunder Bay

Day 6: Anicinabe RV Park, Kenora, ON

Day 7: Lake of the Woods Brewing Company, Kenora, ON

Day 7: Huskie the Muskie and the Goodwill Geyser, Kenora, ON

Day 7: Lake of the Woods Museum, Kenora, ON

Day 7: Boat House restaurant, Kenora, ON

Day 7: Arrowhead RV Park, Winnipeg, ON

Day 8: Royal Mint, Winnipeg, MB

Day 8: Museum of Human Rights, Winnipeg, MB

Day 8: Riding Mountain National Park, Wasagaming, MB

Day 8: Wasagaming, MB

Day 8: Minnedosa Beach Campground, Minnedosa, MB

Day 9: Saskatoon, SK

Day 9: CBC "The Afternoon Program" guest at 4:40 pm

16 West RV Park

Day 10: Saskatoon Farmers' Market

Day 10: Prairie Sun Brewery

Day 10: Princess Auto (Engine Light...Oh no!)

Day 10: BN Steel and Metal Sculptures

Day 10: 16 West RV Park

Day 11: Manitou Lake

Day 11: Wingate by Wyndham Regina

Day 12: Employment Network of Canada with Linda Langelier

Day 12: Downtown Regina

Day 12: Dinner with Shirley Knight

Day 12: Windham by Wyngate

Day 13: Regina Chamber: Truth and Reconciliation talk with Dr. Marie Wilson, Commissioner

Day 13: Brenda and Brian Cotrelle, Windham Lobby

Day 14: KnightViews, CJTR on Channel 91.3 FM with Sherry Knight

Day 14: Drive to Medicine Hat, AB

Day 14: Gas City Campground, Medicine Hat, AB

Day 15: Medicine Hat to Calgary, AB

Day 15: Interviewing Jay Fiset

Day 15: Calgary West RV Park

Day 16: Interviewing Lee Athias

Day 16: Interviewing Michelle Cameron Coulter and Jackie Coulter at Super-fly

Day 16: Calgary to Fort Mcleod, Daisy May Campground

Day 17: Crow's Nest, Rockie Mountains

Day 17: Scotties RV Park, Creston, BC

Day 18: Osoyoos, BC

Day 18: Kootenay Pass mountain driving

Day 18: Stayed at the Capilano RV Resort in West Vancouver

Day 19: Ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay

Day 19: Ferry from Horseshoe Bay to Departure Bay

Day 19: Port Alberni for lunch

Day 19: Long Beach...our first look at the Pacific Ocean

Day 19: Crystal Cove RV Resort

Day 20: Cathedral Grove, Ancient Trees

Day 20: Victoria, BC

Day 20: Ferry from Swartz Bay, BC

Day 20: Ferry to Tsawassen

Day 20: Jean's House in Tsawassen

Day 21: Boundary Bay, BC

Day 21: Secret Garden, Boundary Bay, BC

Day 21: Stanley Park, BC

Day 22: Summerhill Pyramid Winery with Melonie Dodario

Day 22: Hiawatha RV Park, Kelowna, BC

Day 23: Hiking Myra Canyon, Kelowna

Day 23: Vernon, BC

Day 23: Sicamous, BC

Day 23: Malakwa, BC

Day 23: Rogers Pass, BC

Day 23: Golden, BC

Day 23: Golden Eco-Adventure Ranch

Day 24: Peyto Lake, AB

Day 24: Lake Louise, AB

Day 24: Banff

Day 25: West Edmonton, Mall

Day 26: Edmonton International Airport

Day 26: Whitehorse, YK

Day 26: Yukon Brewing Company

Day 26: Days Inn Whitehorse

Day 27: Breakfast With Colette

Day 27: Community Living

Day 27: Meeting with Sandra Henderson

Day 27: Tour with Khoon

Day 28: Dawson City

Day 28: Old Crow, YK

Day 28: Inuvik, NWT

Day 28: Jen and Joe Costa's

Day 28: Aboriginal Day

Day 29: Interview with the Inuvik Drum newspaper

Day 29: Martha Ruben who lived in an igloo

Day 30: Flight to Edmonton through Whitehorse

Day 31: Edmonton to Saskatoon: Viking, AB for lunch

Day 31: Edmonton to Saskatoon: Neilburg, SK

Day 31: Edmonton to Saskatoon: Battleford, SK

Day 31: Saskatoon and Grandma Sally

Day 32: Saskatoon to Brandon, MB

Day 33: Brandon, MB to Marathon, ON : Nipigon, ON

Day 33: Brandon, MB to Marathon, ON : Terrace Bay, ON

Day 33: Brandon, MB to Marathon, ON : Aguasabon River Gorge, ON

Day 33: Brandon, MB to Marathon, ON : Aguasabon River Gorge, ON

Day 33: Brandon, MB to Marathon, ON : Penn Lake RV Park

Day 34: Marathon, ON to Blind River, ON : Pebble Beach, Marathon, ON

Day 34: Marathon, ON to Blind River, ON : White River, the home of Winnie the Pooh

Day 34: Marathon, ON to Blind River, ON : Wawa, ON

Day 34: Marathon, ON to Blind River, ON : Old Woman Bay, ON

Day 34: Marathon, ON to Blind River, ON : Batchawana Bay Voyaguers

Day 35: Blind River, ON to Algonguin Park : Sudbury Big Nickel