Great Canadian Rivers II
This series embarks on a beautiful journey along Canada's greatest rivers. Each episode focuses on one river, exploring its power, beauty and connection to our culture, history and identity. Enjoy a window into the diversity of the Canadian landscape, as these rivers wind through mountains and tundra, salt marshes and vast plateaus.
The Snake River is one of three rivers in the Yukon's largest wilderness - the nearest road is Dempster Highway, 200 km to the west.
Vancouver Island's Cowichan River begins its 47-kilometre journey at Cowichan Lake, passes through forests and fields, and finally releases into a large ocean estuary at Cowichan Bay.
For 200 years the Slave River played a major role in the transport of men and goods to the North. The towns of Fort Smith and Fort Fitzgerald were set up at either end of its 30 km stretch of rapids.