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5 Things You Might Not Know About Canada’s National Parks
March 24, 2014
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Last week on the show, George shot two interviews on location at two of Canada's national parks: in B.C.'s Pacific Rim, he spoke with Michael Bublé; and in Newfoundland's Gros Morne, he spoke with Republic of Doyle's Allan Hawco.

And throughout the week, we also brought you all kinds of unusual stories about Canada's beautiful parks. For your viewing pleasure, we've brought them all together in one place.

Jessica Paré on Pacific Rim's Long Beach

Mad Men's Jessica Paré taught us about Canada's surf capital, Long Beach, at Pacific Rim National Park.

Colm Feore on Gros Morne

Recent Earle Grey Award recipient Colm Feore talked about the striking resemblance between the Tablelands in Gros Morne and the surface of the red planet.

Megan Follows on Lower Fort Garry

Megan Follows, who plays Catherine de' Medici in Reign, told the strange story of the Nazi swastika that once flew on the flagpole at Lower Fort Garry in St. Andrews, Manitoba.

Graham Greene on the Bar U Ranch

Veteran actor Graham Greene, who now stars in the Syfy series Defiance, talked about the connection between the Bar U Ranch in Alberta and the notorious outlaw, the Sundance Kid.

Brent Butt on the Rideau Canal

Ever heard about that time the Stanley Cup was kicked across Ottawa's Rideau Canal? No Clue's Brent Butt tells the story.

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