by Linda Handiak, Exclusive to VegDining.com
Santa could retire here and leave the teddy bear and candy cane making to the region's many artisans.
Located just two hours north of Montreal, the Laurentians is like a gingerbread village frosted with snowy peaks, towering evergreens and a flurry of ski hills.
Some resorts, such as Mont Tremblant, realize that it's in their interest to help curb global warming.
Rated as the top ski resort in Eastern North America, Tremblant has also won prizes for its efforts to respect the surrounding environment.
The resort recently switched to low-energy snow guns and hybrid patrol vehicles.
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