History comes to life with train trips across Canada
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The confederation of Canada on July 1, 1867 brought with it many challenges of how to unite the disparate provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia with the centralized regions of Quebec and Ontario. Manitoba was confederated in 1870, and a year later, British Columbia was encouraged to join the rapidly forming country. One condition of British Columbia's membership was that a trans-Canadian railway be completed within 10 years to link the provinces of east and west. Rocked by political scandal in 1873, a newly formed syndicate brought stability to the expanding railroad in 1878.
A fascinating tale of power struggles, trade routes and industrial progress, visitors can relive the history of the Canadian Pacific with train trips across Canada of their own.