Stay Up to Date with Fall Foliage Reports & Updates in CanadaFall foliage reports indicate fall leaf colour change by area. These reports give a percentage, with 0% being no change in colour and 100% indicating that foliage is at its peak with complete colour change. At 25%, the visual impact is dramatic and probably worth a visit for most leaf peepers. Keep in mind that the more northern the location, the earlier the leaves peak.
Canada fall colour reports are more scarce than those for U.S. leaf-peeping destinations; some are not updated reports, just helpful guides.
The Weather Network and its French counterpart, MétéoMédia are Canada’s only English and French specialty channels devoted to the weather. The Weather Network online gives good descriptions of fall colour progress for eastern provinces. Some of the reporting doesn't start until the end of September. Reports are updated weekly, but check the date of the last update to be sure you have current conditions.
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The Ontario Parks Fall Report is updated weekly and conveniently provides a map and other visual aids to help leaf peepers figure out what the fall foliage conditions are at Ontario Provincial Parks and the surrounding areas.
Anywhere in Ontario from the end of September to mid-October offers up fall colour, but some of Ontario's more popular fall foliage viewing spots are Algonquin Park, the Bruce Peninsula, and the Niagara Region.
The Fall Colour Progression Report tracks the changing fall colours across Ontario.
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The Bonjour Quebec tourism site provides foliage updates for the province starting mid-September and updated every Friday.
Just about anywhere in Quebec will reward leaf-peepers with fall colour in late September to mid-October, but some of the most popular to view fall foliage are the Laurentians, the Eastern Townships, Gatineau Park, and Charlevoix.
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Although the Nova Scotia tourism website doesn't have an updated fall colour report, it does provide an excellent and detailed interactive map with fall foliage viewing destinations and the colours you'll find there.
Banff Gondola has a live webcam from Sulphur Mountain that gives a bird's eye view of the town of Banff and the Rocky Mountains in the background. Although many of the trees you see will be coniferous, and therefore remain green year-long, on a clear day you may see the golden hue of the aspens.