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Victoria Banff
Location Located on the Trans Canada Highway—Mile Zero Located on the Trans Canada Highway
Latitude 48° 25' North 51° 10' North
Longitude 123° 21' West 115° 34' West
Declination   18° 12' East
Elevation 0 metres (sea level) 1,384 metres (Canada’s highest municipality)
Major Industry Tourism Tourism
Summer Recreation Skateboarding Skateboarding
Winter Recreation Snowboarding Snowboarding

Victoria Fast Facts:

Victoria, BC
  1. Located on Vancouver Island (originally called Fort Victoria)
  2. Capital of British Columbia
  3. Witch (Wicca) capital of the world
  4. Development is limited (since it is on an island)
  5. Vancouver Island is home to the Vancouver Island Marmot—the only place in the world where this animal can be found
  6. Vancouver Island is the cougar capital of the world. Of the 4,000 cougars that live in BC, 1,000 are on the Island.

Banff Fast Facts:

Banff, AB
  1. Located in Banff National Park (Canada’s first national park)
  2. Only incorporated municipality within a National Park
  3. UNESCO World Heritage Site
  4. Development and environmental review regulations are the toughest in the country
  5. Banff is home to the Banff Springs Snail—the only place in the world where this animal can be found
  6. Banff National Park has a large cougar population, however, getting an accurate number of the population has been difficult

So... What Am I Doing in Banff?

To answer this question, I would like to quote Mark Twain: “Tolerance or broad wholesome charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”

“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.”—Oliver Wendal Holmes