Tourism and Entertainment in Canada

Talking about amazing tourist centers in the world, we can all agree that Canada is one of the best places to visit. Canada, a country located in the northern part of North America has ten provinces and three territories. With a land of 9.98 million square kilometers, it is claimed the world’s second-largest country by the total area calculated.

Traveling to Canada

Canada is considered one of the safest places in the world due to the low crime rate in the country. It is open to immigrants, and we can say the low crime rate is associated to the good standard of living of her people and the professionalism of the police. Compared to the United States of America, Canada has a higher average practical tax rate at 28%. In Canada, the Universal Health Care System is paid for through taxes. If you do not have a government health card, free emergency medical services will be provided.

Canada is open to everybody and as a tourist, you will need a visitor visa or temporary resident visa. This will show that you met all the requirements needed to visit Canada. Most visitors are allowed to stay for up to six (6) months in Canada and you may be given a visitor record document. This will show the exact date your visit will expire and before you apply for a visiting visa.

Places to See in Canada

In Canada, there are a lot of places to visit. This country has a diverse set of vacation destinations, from the peaks of the Canadian Rockies to the cosmopolitan streets of Toronto.

  • Jasper National Park

Generally known as the largest national park in Canada, it has an amazing mountainous landscape and the world-renowned Columbia Ice Field.

  • Banff

Located in Alberta, this placed is filled with colored lakes, mountains to give you amazing sights and so many other adventures. Banff is one place to ensure you do not skip.

  • Niagara Falls

Located in Ontario, Niagara Falls shows the amazing sight of a group of three waterfalls. Amazing right? The best time to visit Niagara Falls late April and May. Ensure you see the beauty of mother nature in Ontario.

  • Whistler

Home of Whistler Blackcomb, Whistler is one of the biggest ski resorts in Canada. Activities like snowshoeing, ski jumping, snowboarding and skiing are few of the adventurous events to look out for.

Entertainment in Canada: Use-Case of Casinos

Canada has 88 land-based casinos that offer full services. There is also an additional number of 32 casinos that offer options of slots/VLTs. Some of these casinos provide electronic table games. This is due to the standard definition used by the regulating authorities in most provinces of the country as well as the casino corporations that differentiate casinos.

In 1892, the history of gambling started and the criminal code allowed certain forms of gambling. Over the next 80 years after this, horse racing and certain gambling were allowed, and they gave their proceeds to charity or to religion. This practice is still deeply rooted in Canada. In 1970 gambling changed forever when the Federal Government gave the provinces the rights to gambling and casinos began to open across the country.

Alberta: It has 28 licences casinos, some of which includes: Cash Casino, Casino Calgary, Cowboy’s Casino, Elbow River Casino, Starlight Casino, Casino Yellowhead, etc.

BC Casino: BC casinos are regulated by the British Columbia lottery Corporation (BLC) and the legal gaming age in any casino in BC is 19. Casinos in BC include: starlight casino located in new west minister, river rock casino resort located in Richmond, grand villa casino located in Burnaby.

Manitoba: The gaming and cannabis authority of Manitoba (LGCA) runs the casinos in Manitoba and the liquor, gaming and cannabis control act of 2018 legislates it. The legal age for gambling in Manitoba is 18 years. Some Casinos in Manitoba include sand Hills Casino, Club Regent Casino, McPhilips StreetSstation Casino.

Other provinces that have fully functioning casinos are Quebec and Ontario.

Entertainment in Canada: Use-case of Cinema

Canada may be popularly known for the country love for the game of hockey, but it also has a large entertainment industry with A-list celebrities. Canada films industry which is known as Hollywood North is home to many large studio films and television shows.

Most Canadian cities serve as location for both Europeans and Americans. Canadian landscapes are used for some of the world’s most popular and best-selling movies like Titanic and Revenant. Canada also has diverse in visual effect and animation. Films like Maya, Houdini and Harmony were developed in major studios that rely majorly on multimedia technologies, the digital media studios in Canada. In addition, Canada provides animations for Academy Award nominated films and Hollywood blockbusters.

Furthermore, Canada houses several film studios centers which are located in Toronto, Ontario, Montreal, Quebec and Vancouver and British Columbia. Notable filmmakers in the Canadian filmmaking industry include Philippe Falaedeau, James Cameron, David Cronenberg, Sarah polley, Deepa Mehta, Thom Fitzgerald, John Greyson, Clement Virgo, Jim Carrey, Christopher Plummer, Michael L. Fox, Ryan Reynold, Carrie-Anne Moss, Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdam’s