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Winter may be coming, but at least this winter will have a new spot where you can attempt to enjoy the chills of the season. 

A new public ice rink is coming to Ontario in one of the country's most notable locations - Parliament Hill. This new project is one of the many initiatives taken by Heritage Canada this past year to commemorate Canada's sesquicentennial anniversary, known to most as Canada 150. 

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It's not news that the the Royal Canadian Mint rolled out special edition coins for Canada's 150th birthday. The five new coins feature designs from the My Canada, My Inspiration contest that was held earlier in the year.

However, these limited edition coins are now in circulation and while they are all beautiful and unique, there is definitely one that stands out from the pack. The new Canadian toonie, created by Timothy Hsia, shows the colours of the gorgeous Northern Lights — which the Cree community called "the dance of the spirits" (the toonie is aptly named the same thing).

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Ottawa is still all about celebrating Canada's 150th, and we're definitely not mad about it. 

If you're familiar with the Sound and Light Show on Parliament Hill, you'll love this new sound and light show called Mìwàte on a completely different platform. A waterfall. 

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Good news for Ontario students - a new initiative that aims to provide free online textbooks and educational resources will make going to school much more affordable.

The Ontario government has partnered with eCampusOntario, a not-for-profit corporation comprising of all publicly-funded colleges and universities in the province. Together, they are working to expand an open online library of free and low-cost digital textbooks to students across the province.

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Fall is one of the best times of the year in Ontario. The changing colours, the crisp Canadian air and the line-up of upcoming holidays makes it a season to look forward to.

Of the several ways to enjoy the fall in the province, one attraction is an absolute must-try for locals and tourists alike. The Agawa Canyon Tour Train is an scenic, multi-night journey through the heart of Ontario's wilderness. Travelling 114 miles north of Sault Ste. Marie, the train ride takes you through the thick of colourful mixed forests, past gorgeous blue lakes and over towering trestles and bridges.

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