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Empress Hotel
Victoria, B.C.
Hotel Vancouver
Vancouver, B.C.
Emerald Lake Chalet
near Field, B.C.
Altitude 4,272 feet
Chateau Lake Louise
Lake Louise, Alta.
Altitude 5,670 feet
Banff Springs Hotel
Banff, Alta.
Altitude 4,625 feet
In the Garden City of the Pacific Coast. An equable climate has made Victoria
a favorite summer and winter resort. Motoring, yachting, sea and stream
fishing, shooting and all-year golf. Crystal Garden for swimming and music.
Open all year. European plan. Facing Inner Harbour.
The largest hotel on the North Pacific Coast, overlooking the Strait of Georgia,
and serving equally the business man and the tourist. Situated in the heart
of the shopping district of Vancouver. Golf, motoring, fishing, hunting,
bathing, steamer excursions. Open all year. European plan. One'half mile
from Canadian Pacific station and docks.
Situated at the foot of Mount Burgess, amidst the picturesque Alpine scenery
of the Yoho National Park. Roads and trails to the Burgess Pass, Yoho Valley,
etc. Boating and fishing. Open summer months. American plan. Seven miles
from station.
Facing an exquisite Alpine Lake in Banff National Park. Alpine climbing
with Swiss guides, pony trips or hikes to Lakes in the Clouds, Saddleback,
etc., drives or motoring to Moraine Lake, boating, fishing, swimming, tennis.
Open summer months.   European plan.
A Scottish baronial structure in the heart of Banff National Park, guarded by
three splendid mountain ranges. Alpine climbing, motoring and drives on
good roads, bathing, hot sulphur springs, golf, tennis, fishing, boating and
riding. Open summer months. European plan,  lj^ miles from station.
A hotel of metropolitan standing this important city of Southern Alberta.
Suited equally to the business man and the tourist journeying to or from the
Canadian Rockies. Good golfing and motoring. Open all year. European
plan.  At station.
A new hotel in the old capital of the Northwest Territory, headquarters of
the Mounted Police. Golf and motoring. Open all year. European Plan.
Royal Alexandra Hotel      A popular hotel in the largest city of Western Canada, appealing to those who
Winnipeg, Man. wish to break their transcontinental journey. The centre of Winnipeg's social
life. Good golfing and motoring. Open all year. European plan. At station.
Hotel Palliser
Calgary, Alta.
Hotel Saskatchewan
Regina, Sask.
Toronto, Ont.
Montreal, Que.
Quebec, Que.
McAdam, N.B.
St. Andrews-by-the-Sea,
Kentville, N.S.
Digby, N.S.
Yarmouth, N.S.
The Royal York—The largest hotel in the British Empire.   Open all year.
Place Viger Hotel—A charming hotel in Canada's largest city.  Open all year.
Chateau Frontenac—A metropolitan hotel in   the   most historic city of North
America.    Open all year.
McAdam Hotel—A commercial and sportsman's hotel.    Open all year.
N.B.    The Algonquin—The social centre of Canada's most fashionable seashore summer
resort.   Open summer months.   American plan.
The Cornwallis Inn—A charming hostelry in the leading centre of Annapolis Valley.
Open all year.   American plan.
The Pines—Nova Scotia's premier summer resort. Open summer months. American
Lakeside Inn—Reminiscent of Old England, the Inn is in the bungalow style.
Open summer months.   American plan.
Agassiz, B.C Harrison Hot Springs Hotel
Hector, B.C Wapta Camp
Hector, B.C Lake O'Hara Camp
Field, B.C Yoho Valley Camp
Penticton,   B.C Hotel   Incola
Sicamous,   B.C Hotel  Sicamous
Cameron Lake, B.C  Cameron Lake Chalet
Moraine Lake,   Alta Moraine Lake Camp
Park Gate, B.C Radium Hot Springs Camp
Banff, Alta Mount Assiniboine Ledge
Kenora,  Ont Devil's Gap Camp
Nipigon, Ont Nipigon River Camp
French River,  Ont French River Camp
THE "All Red"
Route from
Australia and New
Zealand to Europe
is via the sister
Dominion of
The transpacific
crossing from Sydney or Auckland to
Victoria - Vancouver is made by the
Canadian Australasian Line, intermediate stops being
made at Suva and
Honolulu. This
service is performed
by the quadruple-
screw motor ship
"Aorangi11 (18,000
gross tons) and the triple-screw steamship   "Niagara"   (13,500   gross   tons),
Banff Springs Hotel and the Bow River Valley
SAILING from Sydney every four
weeks they reach: Auckland in 3^
days, staying in port about 24 hours;
Suva, 8 days, staying 6 hours; Honolulu,
15 days, staying 6 to 8 hours, Victoria-
Vancouver in 22 days.
Across Canada the journey is made
over the lines of the Canadian Pacific
Railway. The Rockies—the backbone of
the continent—are first traversed by the
quickest and most picturesque route.
Beyond, there is a choice of itineraries to
the Atlantic seaboard.
Travellers whose business takes them
to the United States can leave the main
line of the Canadian Pacific at Moose
Jaw, taking the "Soo" Line to Minneapolis and St. Paul with connections
through to Chicago. From these points
they may continue to New York or return
to Canada to see the eastern Provinces.
The Atlantic seaboard being reached,
the trans-Atlantic journey is made by
Canadian Pacific steamships. Frequent
sailings are operated to British and
Continental ports via the St. Lawrence
Short Seaway {see page twenty-four). Accommodation to suit all requirements may
be had on the "Empresses", "Duchesses"
and "Mont" steamships of the great
Canadian Pacific fleet.
Travellers over the "All Red" Route
have numerous stop-over privileges, details of which may be obtained from any
Canadian Pacific agent. Imprimis Banff,
Lake Louise and Emerald Lake should be
That the accommodation and service
on this route are unexcelled goes without saying. The steamships of the
Canadian Australasian Line are the
finest operating between the Antipodes
and the North Pacific coast; the Canadian Pacific, whose trains carry you
across Canada and whose steamships
speedy you across the Atlantic, is the
World's Greatest Travel System.
[page   one]
Sydney, New South Wales—largest city of Australia
Sydney is the natural port of departure on the "All Red" Route. The
largest city in Australia, with a population over the million mark, it boasts
the finest harbour in the world with a
shore line of 165 miles. The serried
panorama of the city front reveals towering spires and domes, palatial public
edifices and handsome business buildings
indicative of the city's industrial and
commercial importance.
A 3j^-day trip from Sydney (1,281
miles distant) is Auckland—the largest
city of New Zealand and one of the most
beautifully situated in that favoured
country. The city was founded in 1840,
and for twenty-five years from that time
was the capital of the Dominion until the
more convenient location of Wellington
brought about the change.
The site was chosen in order to separate what were once the most numerous
and warlike tribes of the Maoris: in consequence Auckland possesses a museum
containing an unequalled collection of
Maori relics.
The Maoris, the native people of New
Zealand, are Polynesians who, according
to their own legends, discovered the
islands more than thirteen centuries ago.
In no way inferior to the white race mentally, they are physically one of the finest
races in the world and, despite the fierce
inter-tribal wars that raged in the early
part of the nineteenth century, are now
increasing in number.
All year round the inhabitants of
Auckland can live, if they so desire, in
the open air for there is practically no
change in temperature from one month to*
another. Ships usually spend about
twenty-four hours at Auckland enabling
passengers to visit places of interest.
Auckland—largest city of New Zealand
[page   two]
 TO     THE      OLD      COUNTRY
First Class Cabin—"Aorangi"
Veranda Cafe—"Aorangi"
[page three}
Grand Pacific Hotel, Suva
For three days after leaving Auckland,
the ship sails northward through the
transparent waters of the Pacific to the
Fiji Islands. Six hours are spent here.
There are 250 of these islands in all,
eighty of which are inhabited, with a
total population of 160,000. On the
most important of these, Viti Levu,
the capital, Suva, is located and into
its magnificent harbour the liner steams.
The Union Steam Ship Company
maintains a beautiful hotel at Suva, the
Grand Pacific.
With the glamourous
Hawaiian Islands ahead,
the ship runs north-northeast and within a week is
at Honolulu. Six to eight
hours are usually spent
here. Looking back on a
visit to Honolulu is like
looking on a series of beautiful pictures—pictures of
flower-scented tropic
nights, of moonlit swims in
the rolling surf, of beach
parties and dancing to the
haunting music of guitars,
of glorious "leis" or wreaths
of flowers, of coral reefs and
palm trees, of surf riding at
Waikiki, and Hawaiian
boys diving for coins; pictures, too, of the leave
taking as the ship draws
away for Victoria to the
unforgettable strains of
An alternative route
from Australia and New
Zealand is provided by the
San Francisco service of the
Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand. Sailing from Sydney, the ships on this route
call at Wellington, Rarotonga and Tahiti.
From San Francisco the Southern Pacific
and other lines have an excellent train
service to Seattle and Vancouver.
A side trip from Victoria or Vancouver is that to Alaska—land of the
midnight sun, the Klondyke, the trail of
'98 and the fierce stampede to the north-
land for gold. The 1,000 miles trip is
made by Canadian Pacific Princess
Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
[page   four]
 TO      THE      OLD      COUNTRY
With the western gateways of Canada
reached, the first stage of the journey is
complete. The second may now be
considered. To cross Canada the rail
must traverse the canyons of the
Thompson and the Fraser rivers. Majestic as this scenery is, it is but a prelude
to the more memorable spectacle of the
Rockies—that sea of almost seven
hundred peaks over 6,000 feet above
sea level. With the Rockies passed,
a variety of routes will be available to
the east.
All year round the Canadian Pacific
operates two passenger trains across
Canada in both directions : the
"Imperial" between Vancouver and
Montreal and the "Dominion" between
Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal. For
those who have occasion to travel via
the United States, excellent service is
provided by the "Soo-Dominion", which
operates between Vancouver and Min-
neapolis-St. Paul, with connections for
Chicago and points east.
Transcontinental trains operated by
the Canadian Pacific carry modern all-
steel equipment. During the summer
months    open   Observation   cars    are
Canadian Pacific "Princess" Steamship
Kicking Horse Canyon     © a s.n.
operated through the mountains in
addition to the regular lounge and
observation cars. Other types of cars
operated include Standard Sleeping Cars
with Drawing Rooms and Compartments ; Compartment Cars; Dining Cars,
etc. Valet service is also available.
Travellers stopping over
en route will appreciate the
comforts of the sixteen
Canadian Pacific hotels,
which form a chain from
the Pacific to the Atlantic.
These hotels are
strategically situated in the
most important resort and
commercial centres of the
Dominion, and their appointments and service are
of the highest type. In
addition to these hotels,
nine chalet-bungalow camps
are operated by the Canadian Pacific, six in the Rockies
and three in Ontario.
[page   five ]
Empress Hotel, Victoria
Charmingly situated at the southern
end of Vancouver Island, Victoria—the
capital city of British Columbia—gives
a bright welcome to the arriving traveller.
Although its enterprising business district speaks of a rich commerce drawn
from the forest, mineral and agricultural
resources of the interior, Victoria is
essentially a home city, with beautiful
houses, bungalows, gardens, lawns,
boulevards and parks. It
has furthermore a distinct
charm of its own that has
made it a favorite residential and vacation city during both summer and winter alike.
The Empress Hotel, first
of the chain of Canadian
Pacific Hotels that you will
find spanning Canada from
coast to coast, is a beautiful
structure matching the
city, overlooking the Inner
Harbor and facing the
handsome Parliament
Buildings.    Adjoining the
Empress Hotel an amusement casino, the Crystal
Garden, contains one of the
world's largest glass-enclosed salt-water swimming
pools, with dancing floors
and attractive promenades.
Victoria has a great
many interesting places to
visit, such as Oak Bay, the
beaches, the Observatory,
Beacon Hill Park, and the
beautiful Butchart gardens.
Sight-seeing busses which
leave the hotel during the
summer months make it
easy to visit some of these
places in a short time.
All kinds of summer
sports are available at Victoria, including
good fishing and year-round golf, the
latter on six fine courses. Playing
privileges are extended to visitors on these
courses. The fishing and shooting on
Vancouver Island are of the best—trout,
salmon, pheasant, grouse, cougar, bear,
deer and moose being the prises. Shawni-
gan Lake, Cowichan Lake, Sproat Lake,
Great Central Lake and Campbell River
are famous fishing waters.
Canada is a paradise for the sportsman after big
[page   six]
 TO      THE     OLD      COUNTRY
Vancouver, the largest city of British
Columbia, is a short sail from Victoria
across the picturesque Straits of Georgia.
It is beautifully situated on Burrard Inlet,
a long arm of the Pacific Ocean that
forms an all-but-landlocked and fully
sheltered harbour. Facing it across this
harbour is the sharp profile of a magnificent mountain range. With its imposing
business section, its busy docks, its fine
shopping streets and its flower-garbed
residential suburbs that have overflowed north across the Inlet and south
towards the Fraser River, Vancouver is
one of the great metropolitan centres of
The Hotel Vancouver, operated by
the Canadian Pacific, is one of the finest
hotels on the North Pacific Coast, very
strikingly situated and with a high reputation for the excellence of its service.
Vancouver is a favourite summer city.
Its mild climate, floral luxuriance and
closeness to water make life there
pleasant. There are many bathing beaches, parks, boulevards, golf courses, automobile roads, and short and long steamer
trips  on  the  surrounding waterways.
Big Trees—Stanley Park, Vancouver
Hotel Vancouver,  Vancouver
Stanley Park, a remarkable forest of
almost primeval characteristics, is situated within the city limits. Across the
Inlet is Capilano Canyon, a remarkable
natural feature: and the Marine Drive
introduces you to some very picturesque
The volume of trans-
Pacific export and import
trade has made Vancouver
a very important seaport,
while the city has also immense lumbering, mining,
agricultural, shipbuilding,
and manufacturing interests.
To and from Vancouver,
Canadian Pacific Princess
steamers provide a convenient service on Puget
Sound, with a morning "triangle" service to Victoria
and Seattle, and direct
night services to each of
those citiesfromVancouver.
[page seven]
A few miles out of Vancouver, the
steel trail begins to twist and turn its
way through a gigantic land of almost
unbelievable   magnificence.
This canyon country—first of the
Fraser River, and then of the Thompson
River—is second in spectacular scenery
only to the Rockies themselves, and the
traveller is well repaid if he makes this
journey by daylight.
At Sicamous, about equidistant between Vancouver and Calgary, a comfortable hotel is operated. It is especially
convenient for those who wish to stop off
to make the trips both through the great
Fraser-Thompson canyons and the Rockies by daylight. Shuswap Lake, beside
which the hotel stands, has good fishing.
This line, which leaves the main line
at Hope, at the beginning of the canyons,
is an alternative route of great beauty,
through the picturesque mining, agricultural and lake districts of the Canadian-
United States "Boundary" country.
Traversing the 5-mile Connaught
Tunnel, the train descends the eastern
slopes of the Selkirks to the Columbia
River valley, and then begins to climb
again to the summit of the Rockies. Soon
it enters Yoho National Park, stopping
at Field, a railway divisional point.
Seven miles from Field station, through
the hush of a pine-forest, brings one to
Emerald Lake. On its wooded shore is
Emerald Lake Chalet, a picturesque and
cosy Canadian Pacific hotel, built of great
squared timbers and surrounded by
rustic bungalows. There is a wide
variety of fine hikes, rides and climbs,
and also some trout fishing.
Yoho National Park, to which Field
is the gateway, offers some very attractive motoring, climbing and pony trips.
Besides Emerald Lake Chalet, it has three
favourite centres with chalet-bungalow
camp accommodation.
One of these centres is the celebrated
Yoho Valley, reached by motor. Yoho
valley Chalet - Bungalow Camp, facing
Takakkaw Falls, is about half way up the
valley. Another is Lake Wapta Chalet-
Bungalow Camp, on the railway and
Kicking Horse motor road; and south of
the latter, reached only by trail through
an almost primeval forest (8 miles),
is Lake O'Hara Chalet-Bungalow Camp.
Each of these chalet-bungalow camps
is connected with other points in Yoho
National Park by an excellent system of
roads or trails and thus provide very
attractive circle trips.
From Field the line climbs, in about
14 miles, approximately a quarter-mile
up the narrow Kicking Horse Pass.
Nearby are the famous "Spiral Tunnels",
constructed in an "8" shape through two
mountains to cut the difficult grade in
half. At the summit is the Great Divide
—highest elevation of the Canadian
Pacific— an interprovincial boundary,
where waters divide, flowing either
westward or eastward.
Those travelling in a hurry, but wishing to see all the scenic "highlights" of
this region, will find the splendid Motor
Detour very convenient. It runs during
the summer tourist season, from Golden
to Banff and vice versa. Special arrangements are made for handling baggage
and sleeping car reservations. While this
142-mile detour can be made in 24 hours,
most people will prefer to spread it over
two or three days, or even longer, stopover privileges being allowed en route.
[page  eight]
 TO     THE      OLD      COUNTRY
Hell Gate,
Fraser River Canyon
"The Dominion"
at Glacier, B.C.
[page  nine]
Swimming Pool,
Chateau Lake Louise
Moraine Lake,
Valley of the
Ten Peaks
[page   ten]
 TO      THE      OLD      COUNTRY
Lake Louise—"the Pearl of the
Rockies"—is probably the finest gem of
scenery in the known world. Geographically a "cirque lake"—a deep, steep-
walled recess caused by glacial erosion,
nestling 600 feet above the railway on
the far side of a mountain palisade
amidst an amphitheatre of peaks—it
is a dramatic palette on which the Great
Artist has splashed His most gorgeous
hues, a wonderful spectrum of colour.
On the margin of this perfect lake,
in a wonderful Alpine flower garden,
where poppies, violets, columbines,
anemones and sheep laurel slope through
terraced lawns to the water's edge—the
Canadian Pacific has placed its great
Chateau Lake Louise, a fireproof, modern
and luxurious hotel with accommodation
for seven hundred guests.
Across the front of the hotel extends
a vast lounge that commands art unobstructed view of the Lake. The dining-
room, in the right wing, has the same
wonderful view. From the ballroom in
the left wing the lake may be seen
through the arches of the cloistered
terrace. Thus the visitor may rest, dine
and dance without losing sight of the
beauty   that   attracted   him   hither.
The Chateau has many attractions.
It is an ideal centre for trail-riding,
climbing and hiking. Fine hard tennis
courts are attached to the hotel, and a
boat-house supplies rowing boats and
canoes to the many who cannot resist
the magnetism of the clear, blue water.
Overlooking the lake is an attractively
terraced concrete swimming pool filled
with heated glacial water, and with an
instructor in attendance. There is no
fairer spot than Lake Louise, and every
visitor to Canada should visit it before
Another gem of the Rockies is
Moraine Lake, 9 miles from Lake Louise
at the end of one of the finest short
motor rides in the mountains. This
lovely mountain lake lies in the Valley of
the Ten Peaks—a tremendous and
majestic semi-circle that with jagged
profile encircles the eastern and southern
end of the lake. Not one of these peaks
is less than 10,000 feet in height—the
highest, Mount Deltaform, is 11,225
feet. At the foot of the lake is Moraine
Lake Chalet-Bungalow Camp.
One of the easiest and prettiest trails
to follow from the Chateau is that to the
Lakes in the Clouds. The first reached is
Mirror Lake into which a noisy cataract
drops down a boulder-strewn cliff from
Lake Agnes, the second of the Lakes in
the Clouds. This lake, which is 1,200
feet above Lake Louise, is as quiet, though
not so brilliantly coloured, as Mirror
Besides the mighty tongue of the Victoria Glacier at the farther end of Lake
Louise, many smaller glaciers descend
into the cirque and on the right side of
the cirque is the Plain of Six Glaciers.
From Victoria Glacier there is a fine
climb over Abbot Pass between Mount
Victoria and Mount Lefroy descending
to Lake O'Hara. This is one of the loveliest of all the lakes in the Rockies, and on
its margin is a Chalet-Bungalow Camp.
Here you may stay before returning to
Lake Louise and perhaps, if you have
a few hours to spare, take the trail that
leads to Lake McArthur whose blue
waters lie at an altitude of 7,359 feet.
[page   eleven]
 Right—The high speed,
quadruple-screw motor ship
"Aorangi" of the Canadian
Australasian Line. The
"Aorangi" and the
"Niagara" are up-to-date
passenger liners operating
between the Antipodes
and the North Pacific
Below—Map showing the
"All-Red Route"—Trans-
Pacific, Trans-Canada
and Trans - Atlantic—between Australia, New Zealand and Europe. This
route is served jointly by
the Canadian Australasian
Line and the Canadian
Sinclair Canyon—Banff-Windermere Road
Forty-two miles east of Lake Louise is
Banff, headquarters of Banff National
Park and the summer social centre of the
Canadian Rockies. Situated in a pocket
of a wide circle of pearly
grey limestone peaks, embowered in pine forests
and lawns, with the glacial
green Bow River flowing
through it, it vies with
any part of the Rockies
because of its sublime and
romantic natural beauty.
This appeal is due not
only to Banff's own environment but also to the
world famous Banff Springs
Hotel. This magnificent
structure dominates Banff
like a huge grey baronial
castle. Its interior is char-
comfort and beauty which have made
its standards a criterion.
Where time permits, no one should
miss the opportunity of staying over at
Banff. There are attractions as numerous
as they are diversified.
For the golfer there is a championship
18-hole course. Starting from within
300 feet of the hotel, it has a length of
6,640 yards and a par of 71. The caddies,
incidentally, are Stoney Indians, Golf
tournaments are held each year for
H.R.H. the Prince of Wales Cup and the
Trophy presented by Viscount
Willingdon, former Governor-General
of Canada, and Viceroy of India. For
tennis there are four courts.
Had Banff not become famous for its
beauty, it must have become famous for
its hot springs which are amongst the
most important on this continent. The
hotel has its own beautiful open air pool
where one may swim in the warm sulphur waters. There is also an enclosed
fresh-water pool adjoining.
Around Banff there are delightful
walks and rides. Hiking is popular;
in fact, the Sky Line Trail Hikers of the
Canadian Rockies sponsor a major
hike each year. Riding is naturally an
attraction at Banff—whether it be riding
acterised by a spaciousness,
Golf Course—Banff Springs Hotel
[page  fourteen]
 TO     THE      OLD      COUNTRY
along bridle paths on gaited
horses or exploring spruce-
scented mountain trails
on sure-footed ponies. And
trail riding is yearly becoming more popular. Under the auspices of the
Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies various rides
are conducted. This association, which numbers
some 1,500 members, aims
principally at encouraging
travel on horseback through
the mountains, the preservation of old trails and the
building of new. It is
affiliated with a similar
Order in Australia. Full
information regarding rides and hi\es is
available at the hotel.
Mountain climbing is another feature
at Banff. The Rockies have aptly been
described as "fifty Switserlands in one"
and noted climbers make their way
thither from all parts of the world.
"Indian Days" at Banff is one of the
most colorful spectacles on the American
continent. It is held in summer when
between three and four hundred Stoney
Indians from the Morley Reserve come
for   their   tribal  sports. In  their   pic-
Climbing in the Rockies © a.s.n.
turesque regalia the Indians perform a
memorable pageant.
In winter Banff is an important
centre for winter sports, the Annual
Winter Sports Carnival attracting large
crowds. Ski-ing, tobogganing, skating;
and bob-sledding are amongst the popular attractions.
From Banff the long descent to the
Prairies begins. Winding through narrow passes, eroded in the great grey
bulk of the last ranges, the railway follows
the ancient glacier-grooved
Bow Valley. Presently the
mountains   smooth   them-
'\     selves out  into  rolling
grassy foothills.
Mount Assiniboine—the Matterhorn of the Rockies
Calgary, headquarters of
a large irrigation system
developed by the Canadian
Pacific, is also the scene
each July of the famous
"Stampede"—a week's
carnival of cowboy sports
and contests. The Canadian Pacific hotel here, the
Palliser, adjoins the station
[page   fifteen]
Hotel Palliser, Calgary
and provides comfortable headquarters
from which to visit this enterprising
For a day after leaving Calgary the
journey is across the prairies. On
either side, stretching for
hundreds of miles north
and south, are seen the
herds of live stock and
enormous grain fields.
Important cities on the
main line are Medicine
Hat, Moose Jaw, Regina
(capital of Saskatchewan,
with a fine Canadian Pacific
hotel named after the
province), Brandon and
Winnipeg. Branch lines
criss-cross the prairies.
At Moose Jaw the
traveller   whose   destina
tion is the United States will leave the
main line and travel over the Soo Line
to Minneapolis and St. Paul with connections for Chicago and points east.
This is the route of the "Soo-Dominion"
from Vancouver to Minneapolis-St.
Paul, with connections through to
Winnipeg, at the confluence of the
Red and Assiniboine rivers, is the
capital of Manitoba—a beautiful and
prosperous city that is the metropolis
of the prairie provinces, one of the
greatest primary wheat markets of the
world and an important industrial and
railway centre. Through it every year
flows the largest part of the huge western Canadian harvest on its way to
world markets. Adjoining the station
is the Canadian Pacific hotel, the Royal
The prairies are left behind and are
succeeded by a picturesque region of
forests, lakes, rivers and ravines. Soon
the western section of the great province
of Ontario is entered near Lake of the
Woods where flour mills, pulp mills and
saw-mills are in operation.
We are now in the vast hinterland
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[page   sixteen]
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City Hall, Winnipeg
© A.S.N.
 TO     THE     OLD      COUNTRY
that fringes Lake Superior. That magnificent inland ocean is first seen at the twin
cities of Port Arthur and Fort William
whose many giant elevators bear vivid
testimony to the western Canadian
wheat crop that finds its eastbound
outlet here.
Three Chalet-Bungalow camps, similar in construction to those in the
Rockies, are operated by the Canadian
Pacific in Ontario.
The first of these is Devil's Gap
Camp in the Lake of the Woods region.
The detraining point is Kenora on the
Canadian Pacific main line, 126 miles
east of Winnipeg. Golf, tennis, swimming, fishing, and all other aquatic
sports are among the attractions. The
camp is open in summer months and
the rates are moderate.
A very agreeable summer break in the
trans-continental rail journey is the
optional two days' sail by Canadian
Pacific Steamships across the Great
Lakes. Detraining at the Twin Cities,
travellers sail across Lake Superior,
through the locks at Sault Ste. Marie!
The Locks, Sault Ste. Marie
Royal York Hotel,  Toronto
then across Lake Huron to either Port
McNicoll or Owen Sound, on Georgian
Bay, whence Toronto is quickly reached
by rail.   Passengers, of course, who so
desire   may   make   the   entire   trans-
Canada  journey   by   rail.
The   second of  the
chalet - bungalow    camps
reached is Nipigon,  near
the mouth of the far-famed
Nipigon River.  Good fishing   offers   close   by   the
camp and St. Ignace Island,
where square tailed brook
trout and lake trout literally
abound.     The  camp  has
launches, canoes, camping
equipment,   fishing  tackle
and, a staff of competent
Indian  Guides.      Tennis,
swimming and dancing are
also features of camp life
at Nipigon.
Then   there  is   French
[page seventeen]
Niagara Falls
The Peace Tower,  Ottawa Notre Dame  Church,  Montreal
[page   eighteen]
 TO      THE     OLD      COUNTRY
Montreal from Mount Royal
River Chalet-Bungalow Camp, beloved
of fishermen. The camp is on the Canadian Pacific 45 miles south of Sudbury.
The fishing possibilities include fighting black bass, big savage "muskies,"
pickerel and great northern pike. There's
golf, too, on a 9-hole, privately-owned
course hewn out of the forest. There
is an outlying camp at Pine Rapids
reached by launch and canoe.
Toronto is the capital and chief city
of the prosperous Province of Ontario,
and is growing rapidly in population,
wealth and industry. Beautifully situated on the shore of Lake Ontario, its
inhabitants have an affectionate name for
it in "The Queen City"—a fitting name
when one considers the beauty of its
tree-girt boulevards, its gracious residences and delightful parks. It is noted
for its great fall Exhibition attended each
year by approximately two million
At Toronto is the magnificent, modern Canadian Pacific hotel, the Royal
York—the largest hotel in the British
Empire. Despite its spaciousness, the
Royal York preserves that atmosphere
of comfort and restful charm so characteristic of all Canadian Pacific Hotels.
A fine golf course is operated by the
Royal York Hotel Golf Club for the
guests' convenience.
If you would see the great cataract at
Niagara, you may sail there or take the
Canadian Pacific-Toronto, Hamilton and
Buffalo Railway-Michigan Central Railroad route through the beauteous
Niagara peninsula. And if you have the
rare fortune to pass through its great
reaches of orchards at blossom time a
vista of overwhelming loveliness awaits
you. The Falls! Mere words can never
describe the majesty of that terrific
sweep of water that thunders down from
Lake Erie and roars along the Great
Capital of the Dominion of Canada,
Ottawa is easily accessible by the main
line direct from the Pacific Coast or
via Toronto. Here an entirely different
spectacle may attend you. The opening
of the Federal Parliament is a glittering
function, carried out with all the pomp
and circumstance of Westminster on a
smaller scale.
Majestically enthroned upon a high
bluff looking across the Ottawa River to
the Laurentian Mountains, the stately
Gothic buildings of the Houses of
Parliament are a worthy setting for
the Canadian Government. And out of
them rises the beautiful Peace Tower,
containing the world's largest carillon.
[page  nineteen]
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Quebec—showing the "Empress of Britain" and the Chateau Frontenac
In Ottawa is situated Rideau Hall,
the official residence of the Governor-
General. It is the centre of the city's
social life. Other points of interest
include the War Memorial Chapel,
the Royal Mint, the Victoria Museum,
the pulp and paper industries in Lower
Town. Miles upon miles of beautiful
driveways abound.
Montreal, with a population of well
over a million, is the largest city of
Canada, and the second largest port
of North America. Two-thirds of its
inhabitants speak French as their mother
tongue and all public notices are printed
in both French and English. Indeed
this Gallic element is largely responsible
for the city's charm. From Mount
Royal, after which the city was named,
Montreal appears spread out like an
immense monumental map. One may
spend hours on the summit of this
mountain gating on the splendid panorama of the city and the St. Lawrence
River, which here is more than a mile
There are many sights to visit in
Montreal—the magnificent Notre Dame
Church, the interesting Notre Dame de
Bonsecours, McGill University, Mount
Royal, the old historic Chateau de
Ramez;ay, beautiful parks, charming suburbs, the docks, the French section, and
so on. The Canadian Pacific operates
the charming Place Viger Hotel here.
From Montreal it is less than five
hours' ride over the Canadian Pacific
Railway to Quebec, a quaint Old-World
city which the fingers of modernism
have touched but lightly. Capital' of
the Province, Quebec is the seat of
authority of French culture in the
New World. On the Plains of Abraham
outside the city walls Wolfe and
Montcalm battled for mastery in this
fair land. But the old enmity between
French and British has been forgotten,
and a pillar in the Governor's Garden
on Dufferin Terrace jointly commemorates the two great warriors.
Centre of the social life of the city is
the Canadian Pacific's great hostelry, the
Chateau Frontenac. Superbly placed
overlooking the broad sweep of the St.
Lawrence, the Chateau stands on the
site of the old Chateau St. Louis, residence of the French governors. The
Norman spirit has been preserved in this
great hotel and its turreted roofs fit well
into the Quebec picture.
[page   twenty]
 TO      THE      OLD      COUNTRY
One   of   the   smart
"Duchess" liners
20,000 tons  gross
30,000   tons   displacement
"Empress  of
42,500   tons   gross
63,750   tons   displacement
Blue-ribbon ship of the
North Atlantic.
Flag ship oj the Canadian
Pacific Fleet.
S.S.   "Montrose"
16,400 tons gross
24,600  tons   displacement
One   oi   the   popular
"Mont"   ships
[page    twenty-one]
Cabin Lounge—"Mont" ship
Observation Lounge on a "Duchess" liner
[page   twenty-two]
 TO     THE      OLD      COUNTRY
Children's Playroom—"Mont" ship
Smoking Room—"Duchess" liner
[page twenty-three]
The majority of travellers embark at
Montreal or Quebec and sail by the
St. Lawrence Smooth Seaway to Europe.
These two great ports, situated respectively 970 and 832 miles from the open
sea, are actually nearer than New York
to Liverpool, Southampton, Cherbourg,
Antwerp and Hamburg.
The Canadian Pacific Atlantic fleet
consists of sixteen large modern liners.
First Class is provided by the
"Empresses", the flagship of the fleet
being the new sizie-speed-sPACE marvel,
the Empress of Britain; her Canada-
to-Europe dock-to-dock record is only
4 days, 15 hours, 35 minutes! The
"Empresses" sail from Quebec to Cherbourg and Southampton and their
passenger lists read like pages from an
international "Who's Who".
Cabin Class service is furnished by
the regal "Duchesses"—the largest and
fastest liners sailing from Montreal.
20,000 gross tons each, and constructed
on the Clyde, they were designed to set
new standards in Cabin Class travel.
The other, lower-cost, Cabin liners—the
"Mont" ships—are equally renowned
for solid comfort, and with the "Duchesses" are the choice of many a celebrity.
Canadian Pacific Cabin Class Steamships sail on regular schedule during the
summer months between Montreal,
Quebec and Liverpool, Belfast, Glasgow,
Southampton, Cherbourg, Havre and
other European ports. In summer all
Canadian Pacific trans-Atlantic Steamships sail via the St. Lawrence Smooth
Seaway to Europe.
On these ships the traveller will meet
with that high standard of courteous
service which the world over characterises the Canadian Pacific.
Saint John, N.B., and Halifax, N.S.,
are the winter ports of the Canadian
Pacific trans-Atlantic fleet. From Montreal there are excellent Canadian Pacific
rail services to Saint John, Halifax,
Boston, and other cities and summer
resorts in the Maritime Provinces and
on the New England Coast. St. Andrews-
by-the-Sea, N.B., is Canada's leading
fashionable seashore and golfing resort.
Cabin Dining Saloon—"Mont" ship
[page   twenty-four]
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Sydney New South Wales—Col. J. Sclater, Traf. Mgr. for Australia and New Zealand, Union House
Auckland    New Zealand—A. W. Essex, Passenger Manager for New Zealand 32-34 Quay St.
Melbourne Victoria—H. F. Boyer, Passenger Representative 59 William St.
Wellington ..New Zealand—J. T. Campbell, Trav. Passenger Agent 11 Johnston St.
Hong   Kong China—A. M. Parker, General Agent Passenger Dept Opposite Blake Pier
Kobe Japan—W. R. Buckberrough, Passenger Agent 7 Harima-machi
Manila Philippine Islands—J. R. Shaw, General Agent 14-16 Calle David, Roxas Bldg.
Shanghai China—E. Hospes, General Agent Passenger Dept No. 4 The Bund
Yokohama Japan—B. G. Ryan, General Agent Passenger Dept 21 Yamashita-cho
Atlanta Georgia—S. E. Corbin, General Agent Passenger Dept 404 C. & S. Nat'l Bank Bldg.
Banff Alberta—J. A. McDonald, District Passenger Agent Canadian Pacific Station
Boston Massachusetts—L. R. Hart, General Agent Passenger Dept 405 Bolyston St.
Buffalo New    York—W. P. Wass, General Agent Passenger Dept. LibertyBank Bldg., Court and Pearl Sts.
Calgary Alberta—G. D. Brophy, District Passenger Agent Canadian Pacific Station
Chicago Illinois—T.J. Wall, General Agent Rail Traffic 71 East Jackson Blvd.
Cincinnati    Ohio—K. A. Cook, General Agent Passenger Dept 201  Dixie Terminal Bldg.
Cleveland Ohio—G. H. Griffin, General Agent Passenger Dept 1010 Chester Ave.
Dallas  Texas—H. C.James, District Passenger Rep 1212 Kirby Bldg.
Detroit Michigan—M. E. Malone, General Agent Passenger Dept 1231 Washington Blvd.
Edmonton Alberta—C. S. Fyfe, City Ticxet Agent Canadian Pacific Bldg.
Fort William    Ontario—H. J. Skynner, City Passenger Agent 108 So. May St.
Guelph Ontario—W. C. Tully, City Passenger Agent 30 Wyndham St.
Halifax Nova Scotia—A. C. McDonald, City Passenger Agent 413 Barrington St.
Hamilton Ontario—A. Craig, City Passenger Agent Cor. King and James Sts.
Honolulu T.H.—Theo. H. Davies & Co.
Juneau Alaska—V. W. Mulvihill.
Kansas City Missouri—R. G. Norris, City Passenger Agent 709 Walnut St.
Ketchikan Alaska—E. Anderson, Agent.
Kingston Ontario—J. H. Welch, City Passenger Agent 180 Wellington St.
London .Ontario—H.J. McCallum, City Passenger Agent 379 Richmond St.
Los    Angeles California—W. Mcllroy, General Agent Passenger Dept 621 So. Grand Ave.
Memphis Tennessee—J. C. Carey, Travelling Passenger Agent 36 Porter Bldg.
Milwaukee Wisconsin—J. A. Millington, City Passenger Agent, Soo Line 108 East Wisconsin Ave.
Minneapolis Minnesota—H. M. Tait, General Agent Passenger Dept 611, 2nd Ave. South
*/Trw,+..«„t r\„~u^   /P- E. Gingras, District Passenger Agent Windsor Station
Montreal  Quebec   \F   C   Lydon. General Agent Passenger Dept 201 St James St   West
Moose  Jaw Saskatchewan—T. J. Colton, Ticket Agent Canadian Pacific Station
Nelson British   Columbia—N. J. Lowes, District Passenger Agent Baker and Ward Sts.
New York New York—J. E. Roach, General Agent Rail Traffic Madison Ave. at 44th St.
North Bay Ontario—R. Y. Daniaud, District Passenger Agent..... 87 Main Street West
Ottawa ; Ontario—J. A. McGill, General Agent Passenger Dept 83 Sparks St.
Peterboro Ontario—J. Skinner, City Passenger Agent 343 George St.
Philadelphia Pennsylvania—E. A. Kenney, General Agent Passenger Dept 1500 Locust St.
Pittsburgh Pennsylvania—W. A. Shackleford, General Agent Passenger Dept Koppers Bldg., 444 7th Ave.
Portland ...Oregon—W. H. Deacon, General Agent Passenger Dept 626 S.W. Broadway
Prince Rupert B. C.—W. L. Coates, General Agent.
Quebec Quebec—C. A. Langevin, General Agent Passenger Dept Palais Station
Regina Saskatchewan—J. W. Dawson, District Passenger Agent Canadian Pacific Station
Saint John New Brunswick—C. B. Andrews, District Passenger Agent 40 King St.
St. Louis Missouri—Geo. P. Carbrey, General Agent Passenger Dept..... 412 Locust St.
St.    Paul Minnesota—W. H. Lennon, General Agent Passenger Dept., Soo Line Robert and Fourth Sts.
San   Francisco California—F. L. Nason, General Agent Passenger Dept 152 Geary St.
Saskatoon Saskatchewan—R. T. Wilson, City Ticket Agent 115 Second Ave.
Sault   Ste.   Marie Ontario—J. O. Johnston, City Passenger Agent ..529 Queen Street
Seattle Washington—E. L. Sheehan, General Agent Passenger Dept ". 1320 Fourth Ave.
Sherbrooke Quebec—J. A. Metivier, City Passenger Agent 91 Wellington St. North
Skagway Alaska—L. H. Johnston, Agent.
Spokane Washington—A. S. McPherson, Traffic Manager, S.I. Ry Old National Bank Bldg.
Tacoma Washington—L. N. Jones, City Passenger Agent 1113 Pacific Ave.
Tnrnntn rv,i-o,-,^  /W. Fulton, Assistant General Passenger Agent Canadian Pacific Building
loronto Ontario   ^G  B Burpee  District Passenger Agent Canadian Pacific Building
Vancouver....British Columbia—F. H. Daly, District Passenger Agent 434 Hastings Street West
Victoria British Columbia—L. D. Chetham, District Passenger Agent 1102 Government St.
Washing ton. Dis. of Columbia—C. E. Phelps, General Agent Passenger Dept 14th St. and New York Ave., N.W.
Windsor Ontario—W. C. Elmer, City Passenger Agent 142 Ouellette Ave.
Winnipeg Manitoba—E. A. McGuinness, District Passenger Agent Main and Portage
Antwerp Belgium—E. A. Schmitz 25 Quai Jordaens
Belfast Ireland—F. Bramley 14 Donegall Place
Birmingham England—W.  T.  Treadaway 4 Victoria Square
Bristol England—T. W. Thorne 18 St. Augustine's Parade
Brussels Belgium—G. L. M. Servais 98 Blvd. Adolphe-Max
Glasgow Scotland—C.   L.   Crowe 25   Bothwell   St.
Hamburg Germany—T.  H.   Gardner Alsterdamm,  9
Liverpool England—H.   T.    Penny Pier   Head
t ~~a~ c-     i     a   /C. E. Jenkins 62-65 Charing Cross, S.W. 1
London England   (G. Saxon Jones 103 Leadenhall St., E.C. 3
Manchester England—R. L. Hughes 31 Mosley Street
Paris France—A.  V.  Clark 24 Blvd.  des Capucines
Rotterdam Holland—J.   S.   Snringett Coolsingel   No.   91
Southampton England—H.   Taylor 7   Canute   Road
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