The Canadian parliament in 1982 changed Dominion Day to Canada Day and now on very July 1st Canadians celebrate the country heritage with parades, picnics, face paintings, barbeque's and fireworks.
For all those that might be interested in knowing, Canada came from the Iroquois and Huron Indian word Kanata which means village.
Canada supplies the world with over 75% of maple syrup and has three million lakes scattered across the country with over 30,000 of our lakes larger than three square kilometers.
In 1945 the Netherlands gave Canada 100,000 tulip bulbs as a thank you gift for keeping the Dutch Royal Family safe during the Second World War as the Nazis occupied the Netherlands until Canadian soldiers liberated their country in 1944/45.
In 1987 our Canadian Loonie a one dollar coin replaced the one dollar paper bill as the last paper one dollar paper bill was issued two years later in 1989.
The world’s only flying saucer launching pad was built in 1967 in St. Paul Albert Canada.
Canada has the world’s largest indoor mall in Alberta, known as the west Edmonton Mall with over 800 stores, restaurants, 26 movie theaters, a hickey ice arena and an amusement park with the world’s largest indoor lake with four working submarines.
Have a safe, active and healthy Canada Day weekend and enjoy also the July 4th Celebrations of our USA neighbors.
“Canada One Country, Your Vote, Our Future Together, Begins on October 25, 2010 with your support throughout North York ward 23 and across Toronto Communities.”
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