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Aerial image of Vancouver courtesy of Tourism Vancouver.
Aerial image of Calgary courtesy of Tourism Calgary.
Photo Old Port of Montreal courtesy of Tourisme Montréal, Stéphan Poulin.
Photo of Whyte Ave, Edmonton courtesy of EEDC digital library.