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Bucket List for Kids: Highest tides in the world, Bay of Fundy, N.B.

Bucket List for Kids: Highest tides in the world, Bay of Fundy, N.B.

Everyone should go to Hopewell Rocks on the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick to see the highest tides in the world. This is a big deal because the tides can rise as high as 16 m, which is the height of a four-story building. And they do this twice a day, every day. In other parts of the world, tides are usually one metre or less so it is understandable why the ones in … Read entire article »

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Bucket List for Kids: The world’s largest skating rink, Ottawa

Bucket List for Kids: The world’s largest skating rink, Ottawa

The Rideau Canal runs from Canada’s Capital all the way to Kingston on Lake Ontario, 200 km away. During the winter a section of the canal in downtown Ottawa is turned into the Rideau Canal Skateway. This is no ordinary skating rink. It’s more than 7 km in length, which makes it the largest naturally frozen ice rink in the world, according to the Guinness Book of World Records. It’s also very well taken care … Read entire article »

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