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    • Weather April/May

      Quebec Jan 6, 2017 at 12:21 PM

      To those of you who have helped and advised with the NZ trip I'm grateful but we simply can't afford it - so we're heading back to Canada

      Our rough proposed plan is to fly into Boston drive up through Lake Placid and on to Montreal/Ottawa/Quebec City -not sure if it's worth visiting Halifax so might well come back a more direct route. Thinking of visiting April/May but what about snowfall? All suggestions much appreciated - not into outdoor activities but very much folk music and historic sites - we've done Niagra

      Also on my want to do list is to see the Canadian Mounted Police show - I'm visiting their website daily but from past experience is there liable to be a show in Ottawa at this time of year

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    • Icefields Parkway in winter

      Canada Dec 29, 2016 at 7:47 PM

      Is there any public transport between Banff/Lake Louise and Jasper in the winter months?

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    • 1st week in Feb

      Vancouver Island Jan 17, 2017 at 5:17 AM

      We have the chance to visit from London during 1st week in Feb. Probably not the best time to visit but its all we have. Will there be enough for us to do/see? Will we be able to drive around (Whistler?) or will the weather make that impossible? Grateful for your thoughts.

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      glass bridge

      Canada Jan 20, 2017 at 7:20 AM

      I remember seeing that there is a glass bridge in either Jasper or Banif, but I can't recall the details. I had not paid much attention as I did not intend on going that way any time soon, but now I will be going to both this summer and am wondering where it is. Thanks

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    • Visa Question

      Canada Jan 2, 2017 at 11:02 AM

      I will be flying from Vancouver to Vietnam, but my flight has two stop in China, 1 in Shanghai airport and connect flight to Kunming airport before fly out to Vietnam. My lay over time in China between the two airport are 9 hours total. Do I need a transit visa in China? and after I arrive in Shanghai airport, where do I go.. to my connecting flight or to the immigration custom? Thanks

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    • One week time in British Columbia. Suggestions ?

      Canada Dec 23, 2016 at 10:14 PM

      Hello,
      We are looking to spend one weeks time in British Columbia area, which is next week. Considering weather and roads, we believe Victoria, Tofino or may be Vancouver should be ok. We are coming from Portland.
      We are not into shopping, snow sports or food, but more keen to see natural sceneries. Though Tofino and Victoria have been discussed a lot on forums, I am not able to find, when question comes, what should see in Victoria in 3 days and what should I see in Tofino in 3 days.
      Can somebody help us with this ?
      Thanks

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      Canada Jan 7, 2017 at 9:30 PM

      It might be a good idea to delete your personal picture, eg, face from your profile and any personal information as who knows what will be done with the information once VT is no longer active. Think of doing this from a security aspect.

       

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      Yellowknife in December from tropical country. Advice please.

      by europe20146 Online Now May 22, 2016 at 6:22 PM

      Hi everyone! my partner and I will be in Yellowknife for 5 days in December hoping to see the northern lights. I am aware that it is very cold in those months and we are planing to rent the winter outfit prior arriving. The coldest place we've been to is -4C so I am a bit nervous in going to -30 to -40C :) We are living in Australia at the moment and I can't find much winter clothing that will suffice that weather. Any advice will be appreciated. The last thing I want is to spend most of the time inside the hotel because of too much cold. thanks in advance :)

      7 Answers Aug 15, 2016 at 2:30 PM
    • Safety from wild animals

      by chrisguk2016 Online Now Dec 30, 2015 at 3:19 AM

      I simply want to ask a question about safety from animals e.g. wild animals in streets or in area surrounding Yellowknife when walking in & around Yellowknife in Canada in Feb 2016. Anyone been there ? anyone know ?(Compose a message does not appear to work?)

      16 Answers Jan 14, 2016 at 5:29 PM
    • YELLOWKNIFE NORTHERN LIGHT SEEING

      by PeterL87 Online Now Jan 11, 2015 at 1:39 PM

      I shall visit yellowknifs canada in February, 2015, where can I found a good place with free shelter to see the northern light (aurora).

      6 Answers Jan 14, 2015 at 7:58 AM
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      Taxi Cos ts

      by jboerding Online Now Sep 19, 2014 at 2:59 PM

      What is taxi charge from airport to city in Yellowknife?

      1 Answer Sep 21, 2014 at 7:36 AM
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      Christmas/New Years in Yellowknife

      by jjkent Online Now Aug 14, 2014 at 10:24 PM

      I am planning a winter adventure in NWT or YT. I am a former Alaska resident and would like to spend about a week skiing (classic and skate), ice fishing, skijoring, kite skiing, camping, viewing the northern lights, bars & restaurants, etc. Most of my friends here in the States are not even remotely interested in joining me on my winter adventure so I would love to join groups or find a guide to do these things. My time off is around Christmas and/or New Years. My question: where should I go in Yellowknife, or should I go somewhere else in Canada, i.e. Whitehorse? Thanks!
      - JJKENT

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      Northern lights

      by 123alan Online Now Jan 27, 2014 at 8:24 PM

      I'm heading up to Yellowknife next month, what's the best way to see the northern lights? Has anybody had a tour with becks kennels company?

      4 Answers Jan 28, 2014 at 11:17 PM
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      Trip booked! How to best survive the extreme cold in Yellowknife?

      by leigh767 Online Now Dec 17, 2013 at 7:06 PM

      Hi all, I'm heading to Yellowknife in early March for the northern lights and will be spending hours outdoors as I plan to be photographing heavily and doing time lapse photography as well. I know temperatures will drop to about -30C (-22F) at night and the last time I was in that sort of cold, it was outright painful.

      Would like to be better prepared for this big trip. Does anyone have tips on what to pack? The VT Yellowknife's What To Pack Section has only one tip ("pack a fishing rod") so I'm hoping to get more insights from anyone who's been there/lives there.

      I know parks are a must - and I'm planning to rent one when I get there since I live in the tropics so there's no point buying one. Does anyone know what the rental price range is like? And any other packing tips will be GREATLY appreciated. Right now my plan is very under-developed. I just know that boots, parkas, and heat packs for the hands/feet are a must. Anything else?

      5 Answers Jan 15, 2014 at 6:44 AM
    • I'm planning to run the Yellowknife Marathon in August 2011 and...

      by TorontoDuluth Online Now Jun 9, 2011 at 9:46 AM

      I need some advice. I've always wanted to take a trip up there, and I love running marathons (I'm making a vacation out of this, running Yellowknife's marathon one week and Edmonton's race a week or so later). Now, I've conquered Vancouver, Toronto, Chicago, Minneapolis; expensive cities, all on a budget! I've never travelled to a remote location that is expensive to get to, and might not have the selection of budget hostels (not dumps!). I don't really see much in Yellowknife; if you're familiar with the city, are there backpacker hostels or places like the 'Y' where someone like myself could stay at for a couple days? Just from looking at the map I'd like to be near YK Centre so I don't need to depend on a car while I'm there.

      Any advice would be appreciated! Thanks!

      1 Answer Jun 9, 2011 at 1:26 PM
    • Polar Parkas & Fabrics

      by loischouinard Online Now Jan 13, 2010 at 3:22 PM

      I am trying to reach this store which is in Yellowknife ... does anyone know if they have an online website, phone numbers ... any help appreciated. Lois

      1 Answer Jan 13, 2010 at 4:29 PM
    • Website? for Polar Parkas

      by sheila_don Online Now Oct 30, 2009 at 9:31 AM

      Is there a website for Polar Parkas in Yellowknife. Do they accept mail orders? I can't find anything with a Google search but they have been recommended to me by an Inuit friend. Thanks.

      3 Answers Jan 13, 2010 at 4:31 PM
    • Accomodations

      by Driq Online Now Nov 1, 2007 at 8:25 AM

      I'm looking for affordable accomodations in Yellowknife for November 16th to 18th for 3 people. We will all be in town for a wedding. Are there hostel type/ homes that rent rooms etc like a B&B. We could use 1 or 2 rooms.

      Thanks

      1 Answer Nov 10, 2007 at 7:27 PM
    • Things to Do in Yellowknife, N.W.T.

      by Sigzy Online Now Oct 13, 2007 at 4:56 PM

      My question is there is a couple of broomball teams coming to Yellowknife on Nov. 7 till the 11th for Western Canadian Broomball Championship and if time permits we would like a list of things to possible see,watch or purchase and the price to obtain each service. Like the Diawk Diamond Mines Inc. and have the chance to purchase. Gold mine, watching the Aroura (not sure on spelling), good sports bars, restaurants and night clubs. If you can provide me some information, would be greatly appreciated. You can send it to me directly at lvogt@accesscomm.ca.
      Thanks Liz.

      1 Answer Oct 13, 2007 at 7:21 PM
    • What to do in Yellowknife?

      by tjsilverjeep Online Now Jul 12, 2007 at 8:45 AM

      We will be flying up to Yellowknife to go fishing. We would like to spend a few days in Yellowknife. What is there to do and see? What do you recommend?

      Thanking you in advance.

    • Accessible in winter?

      by iwishiwasinpakistan Online Now Aug 12, 2006 at 4:40 PM

      Is the city of Yellowknifr, NT accessible in the winter by road? Is the road plowed? Please answers soon.

      1 Answer Aug 12, 2006 at 7:05 PM
    • camping and fishing for seniors

      by craftygramma Online Now Aug 10, 2006 at 8:35 AM

      Hi,

      Is our Canada Old Age Security Card valid in your province for a fishing licence, and could you send us information on camping and discounts? Any other information would be appreciated as well.
      Thanks

    • Things to do in Yellowknife

      by leonda Online Now Feb 3, 2006 at 1:20 PM

      Spending three days in Yellowknife this June 11th thru the 13th. Any suggestions on things to do in the town?

      1 Answer Feb 3, 2006 at 8:47 PM
    • Driving Edmonton to Yellowknife

      by leonda Online Now Feb 3, 2006 at 1:19 PM

      Has anyone driven from Edmonton to Yellowknife on the Mackenzie Highway and could give me details of what to expect on the ride??

      2 Answers Feb 5, 2006 at 9:57 AM