Saskatoon/Regina Nov 17, 2008 SASKATOON
MUST DO: Look at the Northern Lights from the river, go to Folk Fest and eat perogies at the Ukrainian pavilion, tour the Great Western Beer factory, hit Wing Night with all the skaters at...
Halifax/St. John's Nov 17, 2008 HALIFAX
MUST DO: Eat some lobster at Salty’s if you’re balling, or a donair from KOD if you’re not
MUST AVOID: Cops, sketchy neighbourhoods
LOCAL SLANG: Deep or bold (gnarly), messy (sketchy),...
Fredricton/Moncton/Saint John Nov 17, 2008
Josh Clark, Kickflip. Norton photo
MUST DO: Skate the seven-stair rails at Officer’s Square, visit the Saturday-morning farmers’ market on George and Regent
Toronto Nov 11, 2008 Nathan Olokun, Nosegrind Pop-in. Norton photo
POPULATION: 2.5 million in the city; 5.5 million in the Greater Toronto Area
MUST DO: Stand on the CN Tower’s glass floor, skate someone’s front yard in High Park, visit...
Montreal Nov 11, 2008 Marc Tison, Rock and Roll. Mathieu photo POPULATION: 1.6 million reside in the city; 3.6 million in the greater Montreal area
MUST DO: Visit in the summer and check out one of the many festivals: comedy, laugh, jazz, reggae, etc....
Ottawa/Southern Ontario Nov 11, 2008 OTTAWA Martin Morris, Switch Backtail. Garson photo
MUST DO: Visit the city on Canada Day—it’s the best party in the country, and while you’re there, go to La Bottega in the ByWard Market...
Edmonton Nov 11, 2008 Cory Foster, Gap to Crook. Woytowich photo
POPULATION: 1 million
MUST DO: Ride the waterslides at the West Edmonton Mall, see an Oilers game, have an arc welder in the back of your truck at all times, go drink at The...
Winnipeg Nov 11, 2008 Jason Crolly, Tailslide. Christian photo
MUST DO: Get laid
MUST AVOID: Get in a fight
LOCAL SLANG: Abbreviations. Winnipeggers
The Forks: 1 Forks Market Rd. The...
Quebec City City Guide Nov 11, 2008 Marcus Marcoux, Pivot Fakie. Gagnon photo
MUST DO: Eat poutine at an Ashton joint, see the Momorency Falls (only a 10-minute drive from downtown), enjoy the huge federal park at the Plains of...
Calgary Nov 10, 2008 Devin Morrison, Backside Nosebluntslide. Christian photo
POPULATION: 1 million and growing
MUST DO: Go to the mountains, tubing down the Elbow or Bow rivers, stroll down 17 Avenue
MUST AVOID: The entire city...
Vancouver Nov 10, 2008
Joey Williams, Frontside Flip. Christian photo POPULATION: 2 million
MUST DO: Skate the city, check out Stanley Park, brave the rains, bomb Lonsdale Rd. hill in NV, skate Leeside
MUST AVOID: Drivers—the average...
Victoria Nov 10, 2008 Curtis Gruninger, Hardflip. Gonzales photo
MUST DO: Go to Vic West, skate “Old Park” and get your honorary nickname, skate the ghetto spot (located behind the Swiss Chalet next to Mayfair Mall ) or...
Courtenay/Nanaimo Oct 8, 2008 COURTENAY/COMOX VALLEY Population: 50,000 Must do: Go to Onethirythree and say hi to the rats. Must avoid: Smoking timewarp before the sun goes down. Local slang: L.G.'s, P.R.'s, Wadahtah mah Damies! SKATEPARKS Old...
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