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The extinct Beothuk of Newfoundland also belonged to this group. Living in small nomadic bands, the various tribes hunted caribou, moose, hare and other animals, which they caught using snares and traps. Survival was even more of a challenge for arctic tribes such as the Inuit and Dene. They migrated seasonally, hunting whales and big-game, and traveling by canoe or dogsled. They spent winters in igloos or simple wooden structures, and basically just tried to stay warm. Return to beginning of chapter AGE OF DISCOVERY Viking celebrity Leif Eriksson was the first European to reach Canada’s shores.
After the Revolution, the English-speaking population exploded when some 50,000 settlers from the newly independent America migrated northward. Called United Empire Loyalists due to their presumed allegiance to Britain, many settlers were motivated more by cheap land than by actual love of king and crown. The majority ended up in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, while a smaller group settled along the northern shore of Lake Ontario and in the Ottawa River Valley (forming the nucleus of what became Ontario).
Outfitters at Algonquin Provincial Park suit up visitors to canoe, moose-watch, even dogsled. Further east, in the Atlantic provinces, Cape Breton Highlands National Park is ground zero for coastal hiking and bad-ass (meant literally) cycling. In Newfoundland, Gros Morne adrenalizes in summer (hiking and sea kayaking), while Marble Mountain) takes over in winter (skiing and snow-kiting). And in the middle of the country there’s Churchill. ) with polar bear. Return to beginning of chapter BACK IN TIME Fierce Norsemen, fur traders, indigenous warriors, gold diggers…the early days of Canada were tumultuous, calamitous and waaay wild.