Fun Facts about Western Canada

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Here are some serious, some odd and fun facts about Western Canada! Always fun to learn something new... no matter how weird...

1. Banff National Park

Did you know that Banff National Park was Canada's First National Park? It began when a small piece of land around the Cave and Basin was declared the Banff Hot Springs Reserve in 1885. Two years later a larger park was named Rocky Mountains Park. Although the park boundaries have changed a number of times since then - the beauty and the grandeur have not!