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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

I’m “So Canadian Eh”!

Just a quick note to tell you to take a minute today to check out the amazing blog “Hodge: Podge” where Barbara has featured me today as part of her “So Canadian Eh?” series. I am very excited to meet Barbara in person at the upcoming Blog Podium.

I am beyond flattered! Thank you Barbara!!

Enjoy your Friday!!

Happy Canada Day!

It’s a beautiful summer day! Happy Canada Day to all!!

To me, Canada Day is about cottages …

Haliburton Heaven

This year, if you are in Ottawa it’s about royalty …

Or, Canada Day can be about Road Trips …

I’m hitting the road this year … a long awaited family vacation. Can hardly wait!

What are you doing this Canada Day?

images via here, moi, here and here