From Sea to Shining Sea: Happy Canada Day

Our country is vast, wildly different and stunningly beautiful. I am a very proud Canadian. Today I thought I’d share with you pieces of our history as we celebrate Canada Day this weekend.

Foot Race – Dawson City, YT c. 1900


Junction North and South Thompson Rivers, Kamloops BC, 1887

Cheticamp Harbour, Cape Breton, NS, c. 1914

Hockey game, McGill campus, Montreal, QC, c. 1910

Crystal Gardens, Victoria, BC, c. 1926

Trestle below Gouin’s House on Fraser River, BC, c. 1885

Gates to McGill University, McGill College Avenue, Montreal, QC, 1869

Figure skating, Banff, AB, c.1935

Thousand Islands, ON, c. 1915

Wheat near Standard, AB, c. 1920

Rustico Beach, PE, c. 1916

St. John’s, NL, 1908

Vancouver from Fairview, BC, 1904

Yonge Street, Toronto, ON, after 1906

House of Parliament, Ottawa, ON, c. 1878

Horseshoe Falls from above, Niagara, ON, 1869

Banff Springs Hotel, AB, 1904

Happy Canada Day! What do you have planned for this holiday weekend?

all photos courtesy of McCord Museum via Flickr

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Sarah is constantly ReDesigning things. From ReDesigning spaces for others or ReDesigning herself from corporate operations whiz into interior decorator and blogger – it’s all about ReDesign.

Posted on June 29, 2012, in Blog Posts and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Nichol Design

    Yes I am very proud to be Canadian! We will be tossing sticks for the mutts and swimming this long weekend! You have a great one too!

  2. Love the old photographs, Sarah. Thanks for putting them together for us.
    How blessed we are to be Canadians!

    It’s a quiet weekend for me. Looking forward to a couple of invitations out – to lunch Saturday and dinner Sunday. It’s definitely a patio type of weekend! This kitchen may be closed!

    You might be forced to have some brown pop on the dock!

    Stay cool and have a fabulous weekend!

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