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Happy Canada Day!

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I love my country. I am blessed to have been born here and lived my life here.

On Sunday, July 1, we celebrate Canada Day, the anniversary of Canada’s birth in 1867

(Really Canadian) things I love about Canada
(in utterly random order, and all having equal value!)

1 OHIP (publicly funded health care in Ontario)
2 Roots clothing
3 The Sea to Sky Highway in BC
4 Via Rail’s ‘Canadian’ (from Toronto to Vancouver)
5 butter tarts
6 Nanaimo bars
7 Algonquin Park
8 Peggy’s Cove
9 “rocks and trees and lakes”
10 Ontario in all its beauty
11 Toronto, Vancouver, Banff, Lake Louise, Halifax
12  The Thousand Islands (of Lake Ontario)
13  Lake Ontario itself
14  Georgian Bay and its 30,000 islands
15 Muskoka
16 Via Rail to Ottawa
17  Via Rail to NYC
18  Canada Day
19  Victoria Day and its fireworks
20  The Canadian flag
21 The railroads’ grand hotels: The Royal York, The Empress, The Lord Nelson
22 Long Beach and Tofino, BC

23 Loonies and toonies
24 Canada geese, loons, and blue jays

What’s on your list?

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