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The Cordillera: Transportation Teacher Centre

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These Web sites will provide you with background information.



Web Links

The Port of Vancouver

The Port of Vancouver is Canada's gateway to the Pacific Rim. Its shipping activities include freighters to the Pacific and cruise ships to Alaska. Students can access this site to learn more about Canada's major west coast port and the many ways in which it connects Canada to the world.


Visit Yukon: Canada's True North

This Web site focuses on the White Pass and Yukon Railway that once transported people into the mountainous regions of Yukon. Today, the restored steam engine train is a tourist attraction that enables visitors to follow in the footsteps of the Gold Rush miners of 1898.