Photos: Spring auroras glimmer across Canada's North
Saturday, March 25, 2017, 4:01 PM - As spring arrives and Canadians eagerly await longer, sunnier days, Canada's North reminds us of the night sky's allure.
Though a natural phenomenon and often elusive, the aurora borealis are most commonly viewed between the months of January to March.
Northern Canada tops the list as one of the world's best locations to view the auroras, however several of the provinces, too, are home to some of the's world renowned light shows: particularly, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Alberta, Manitoba, Quebec, and even northern Ontario.
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In honour of the territories (which take just a little longer to see spring temperatures arrive) here are five photos that show northern Canada's auroras in full-glow.
Credit: Eric Langdon, Cape Dorset, Nunavut
Credit: Michael Boyce, Yellowknife, N.W.T.
Credit: Christy Turner, Whitehorse, Yukon
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Credit: James Younger, Dawson City, Yukon
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