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Hiking the Heart Creek Trail near Canmore

We went for a nice walk along the Heart Creek Trail on Thanksgiving weekend. Louise's mom and Sister were in town (with little Baby Zoe) and we all needed to get out of the house. A trip out to the mountains was definitely in order. It is a very pretty hike and it was a beautiful fall day!

A Tour of Parliament Hill

We went for a family trip to Parliament Hill and took in the Changing of the Guard and a guided tour of Centre Block (including the House of Commons, the Senate, and the Library). It was all so very impressive and even the kids found the whole thing pretty interesting. The pomp and ceremony of it all, and the lavish and intricate stonework of the building itself is simply amazing. We also stopped by the Rideau Canal and saw a few boats moving through the locks. We had a fun lunch on the mall on Sparks street and I had my first poutine in years. Totally worth the trip! [gallery … Continue Reading ››