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2016 Travel Guide to Canada

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TRAVEL GUIDE TO CANADA NORTHWEST TERRITORIES WHere tHe WiLD tHinGS are BY HÉLÈNA KATZ WHere tHe WiLD tHinGS are nortHWeSt TERRITORIES naHanni nationaL ParK reSerVe • CtC I t's late morning on a Sunday in spring and cars are parked on either side of the ice road between Inuvik and Tuktoyaktuk. People are standing on the tops of snow banks, waiting. Around lunchtime, their patience is rewarded as Canada's only herd of semi-domesticated reindeer and their chief herder appear on the horizon. Murmurs of delight travel through the crowd as the reindeer get closer. Then the animals cross the road and disappear again; they're on their way to their summer grazing area on a nearby island. It's a moving experience, one of many on a journey through the Northwest Territories. The N.W.T. sprawls between the Yukon and Nunavut but road access to the southern part of the territory is from British Columbia and Alberta. The landscape is marked by boreal forest in the south, to

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