Awesome Canada

Mobbed by Raccoons

Mobbed by Raccoons

James Blackwood is a retired RCMP constable with a love for animals. With winter bearing down on the Great White North, he sat down on his deck to greet some of the local wildlife, playing Santa Claus to more than 30 raccoons by handing out grapes, hot dogs, and other snacks to the hungry horde. (Thanks Rob!)

Why Canada Doesn’t Have Their Own Car Brands

Why Canada Doesn’t Have Their Own Car Brands

There are a number of great American cars manufactured in Canada. In total, our neighbors to the North produced 2.4 million cars in 2019 alone. But for some reason, Canada no longer has any of its own major car brands. Donut Media digs into this puzzling question and attempts to provide some answers.

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Relax in Canadian Wine Country

Relax in Canadian Wine Country

Ready for a peaceful getaway? Take a road trip to this historic home on Canada’s Niagara wine route. Rosemount-on-the-Bench combines rustic charm and modern amenities with impeccably landscaped grounds, and is walking or biking distance from seven wineries. Check Canada’s travel restrictions before booking.

This Is Home: Jackson Goldstone

This Is Home: Jackson Goldstone

After riding into stardom as a little kid back in 2010, Jackson Goldstone has become a force to be reckoned with on his mountain bike. Ride Shimano and Anthill Films take us inside of Jackson’s world, set against the beautiful mountainous backdrop of Squamish, B.C., which has certainly played a part in him honing his craft.

Gun Killers

Gun Killers

Jason Young’s wordless documentary introduces us to John and Nancy Little, a couple who spends their days enjoying retirement in the Nova Scotia countryside, and their nights performing a secret task for the RCMP. The short film stands as both a commentary on gun violence, and an intriguing work of visual art.

GoPro VR: B.C. Helicopter Flight

GoPro VR: B.C. Helicopter Flight

Take a soothing 360º flight through the snowy and scenic mountains of British Columbia, Canada. Helicopter pilot Bradley Friesen and videographer Devin Olsen captured more than 50 minutes of their flight using a GoPro MAX action camera. It’s even more immersive if you’ve got a VR headset to watch it on.

Million

Million

We highly recommend going full screen on the biggest landscape mode display you have to get the most out of this playful montage of ultra-widescreen animations made by a team of Montreal designers and curated by Rémi Vincent. The sequence originally appeared on a massive 50:9-ratio projection video wall for MAPP Montreal.

Off-Grid Island Home

Off-Grid Island Home

Exploring Alternatives introduces us to Catherine and Wayne, who have lived for nearly 30 years on a tiny man-made island in Tofino, BC, Canada. Freedom Cove was built by hand, using recycled and sustainable materials. It has multiple greenhouses, an art gallery, and a floating dance floor.

BC Drone Mountain Surfing

BC Drone Mountain Surfing

FPV drone pilot Mactac takes us on another epic flight, this time traversing the tops of a steep mountain range on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, as the UAV flies between the trees and craggy rocks, it comes across the glorious sight of Cobalt Lake. After a long hike up, it required patience between all the clouds that rolled in.

Painting Canada’s Largest Mural

Painting Canada’s Largest Mural

Sudbury, Canada’s Old St. Joseph’s Hospital has been dormant for more than a decade, and may eventually be demolished. But before its bricks hits the ground, West Coast graffiti artist Kelly “RISK” Graval and a team of artists splashed the exterior of the 74,000 sq.ft. building into a bright and colorful work of abstract street art.

Abandoned: McBarge

Abandoned: McBarge

Bright Sun Films looks at one of the strangest abandoned places – a floating restaurant McDonald’s commissioned for the 1986 World’s Fair in Vancouver. After it closed, the Friendship 500 aka the “McBarge” sat forsaken for 28-years. But might it rise from the ashes?

Earth Porn

Earth Porn

Discover some natural wonders of North America WeWannaGoTV’s series of short films, which take us into British Columbia, through the waters and badlands of Alberta, culminating with the eye-popping beauty of Alaska’s mountains.

Canada by Canadians

Canada by Canadians

A tourism ad for Canada that was made using videos submitted by locals who shared their travel experiences. And encounters with wolves, bears and whales. The song is My Girl by Yukon Blonde.

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Batman’s Night Out

Batman’s Night Out

It’s about time Toronto got the hero it deserved. Yes, their Batman is a lot like Gotham’s except that he strikes fun into the hearts of people. And his arch nemesis is The Jerky.

The Canada Party

The Canada Party

(NSFW: Language) It’s a big bowl of politically incorrect, but Chris Cannon’s video declaring The Canada Party as a potential presidential candidate pokes as much fun at them as us. (Thanks Kevin!)

Canadian Ice Fishing

Canadian Ice Fishing

We always thought that sitting out on the ice, waiting for fish to bite sounded like a difficult way to get a meal. But in Canada, they take their ice fishing seriously (and perhaps a bit too literally).

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