Crossing Canada: Haida Gwaii

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Photo: Britta Gundersen-Bryden

Low tide at Queen Charlotte City in Haida Gwaii shows breathtaking vistas.

Now that winter has truly set in, many Quebecers will turn their thoughts to their coming summer vacation. This series usually features train travel. However, as a geographical bookend to a previous column about the Magdalen Islands, the focus this time is Haida Gwaii, the mystical islands (formerly called the Queen Charlotte Islands) off Canada’s West Coast.