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Want to get the first glimpse of your new home in preparation for your move? These Canada video tours can help.

GlobeTrotterAlpha on YouTube has created a series of videos to show you around different locations in Canada, on a typical day.

Have a look below to see what life is like in Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton – and even the Rockies!

Canada video tour: Vancouver

Consistently regarded as one of the world’s ‘most livable’ cities, this film charts an average day in Vancouver.

It progresses chronologically from morning until night, and was filmed in late spring 2015.

Vancouver city guide

Canada video tour: Edmonton

Edmonton is the capital of Alberta, and is a major cultural, governmental and educational centre in the province.

This video tour was filmed in summer 2011.

Edmonton city guide

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Canada video tour: Calgary

Calgary is the largest city in Alberta, and this video, filmed in October 2012, showcases its sights and sounds.

This Canada video tour below was filmed during the famous Calgary Stampede event, in July 2012.

The Stampede attracts a million visitors every year, from all corners of the globe.

Calgary city guide

Canada video tour: The Rockies

Arguably the most exciting of all the videos – this Canada video tour takes us to the Rocky Mountains!

Among the locations featured are

  • Banff National Park
  • Yoho National Park
  • The town of Banff and surrounding area
  • Lake Louise
  • The town of Golden and surrounding area
  • Johnston Canyon

Canada video tour: Toronto

Canada’s largest city is the most popular destination among newcomers for a reason. This is truly one of the great cities of the world, where locals and immigrants alike can enjoy a high standard of living.

The video below was shot in the summer of 2016.


Toronto city guide

Canada video tours: Ottawa

Canada’s beautiful capital city is underrated. Find out why in this short video.

Ottawa city guide

Canada video tours: Montreal

Have you ever fallen in love? You might need to do so all over again if you set foot in Montreal. Let this video whet your appetite for exploration.

Montreal city guide

Canada video tours: Quebec City

Old Quebec City has stood for centuries as a cradle of francophone civilization in North America. This video shows some highlights, including Château Frontenac, Notre-Dame des Victoires, Place-Royale, Le Quartier du Petit-Champlain, Terrasse Dufferin, Basilique Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Québec, St. Lawrence River, Montmorency Falls Park and Basilica Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré.

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