Patriotic planting: Maple trees can commemorate Canada's 150th birthday - Edmonton Journal

Given that today is Canada's 150th birthday, I felt that it might be just a touch unpatriotic of me not to dedicate this column to maple trees. And who knows, if I can spread enough 'true patriot love' today a few readers might even be inspired enough ...

'Yayyy! Happy 150th Birthday Canada! I am very proud to be part of this country' - gulfnews.com

“I am very proud to be part of this country. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is a very kind and friendly person and so are all Canadians. Canada has a very diverse population,there is so much love and acceptance, and even people who have come into Canada ...

Canada 150: What the numbers tell us about our country - CBC.ca

Need something to talk about before the fireworks begin on Canada Day? In honour of the country hitting the big 1-5-0 on Saturday, here are a few other numbers to inspire some patriotic fervour, courtesy of Statistics Canada. CANADA-POLITICS/. A total ...

Inside Canada's obsession with maple syrup - USA Today 10Best (blog)

Maybe it's because I grew up just north of the U.S. border with Canada (yes, thanks to some weird bit of geography, you actually have to drive south from Detroit to reach our northern neighbors), but I always thought Canada got a bad rap. Before the ...

Aggressively patriotic — and weird — Canada 150 products, from maple leaf burgers to K'ehFC - National Post

Canada's sesquicentennial is shaping up to be pretty weird. A giant, allegedly counterfeit, duck is involved. There's also a huge red ball. Perhaps nowhere is the absurdity of faux-earnest Canadiana displayed better, though, than in (mostly American) ...

Canadian celebs answer 'What does Canada 150 mean to you?' - Canoe

Brent Butt holds a gas nozzle on the set of the CTV comedy series Corner Gas in Roleau, Sask, in this undated handout photo. (CP PICTURE ARCHIVE/HO - CTV). Latest News. Kendall and Kylie Jenner pull vintage shirts after Notorious B.I.G. legal threat ...

Happy 150th Birthday Canada! What's With the Giant, Inflatable Duck? - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

TORONTO—Canada wanted a loon for its birthday. Instead, it is getting a duck. A bright yellow duck that is six stories high and inflatable. The big duck, which will help kick off the country's 150th birthday festivities on Saturday, is being subjected ...

Hodge: Happy birthday Canada - Kelowna Capital News

In true Canadian style we will pour out of our homes Saturday to celebrate, wave flags, eat cake, sing and dance and celebrate one another and our nation. Truly we are a melting pot of people, religions, and cultures and while we are not without our ...

Why the world needs more Canadas - gulfnews.com

Today, across the provinces and federal territories that make up the world's second-largest nation, the citizens of Canada will be celebrating all things red and white, Maple Leaf and Canadian. Their nation turns 150 today. It's a rare occasion indeed ...

Today's letters: Happy Canada Day! - Ottawa Citizen

As we wave the Maple Leaf on this special birthday, let's remember our origins and acknowledge our roots. Let's appreciate our diversity and honour our beginnings. Let's be proud that Canada is a homeland for people from all corners of the globe ...

The shape of patriotism today - Winnipeg Free Press

I tested these sequicentenial-themed treats so you don't have to. Although, based on my research, you probably should give them a try. Prepare to become extremely excited, kids, because Saturday is Canada Day, the day on which Canadians throughout the ...

Why Canada is better than the US — and why it's not - The China Post - China Post

The many similarities between the US and Canada are obvious, but data show that on health care and crime, the Canadians have a distinct edge.

Megan Praski: Miss Maple Leaf - Saskatoon StarPhoenix

This is the story of a Canadian superhero named Miss Maple Leaf. I created her to be a true Canadian hero by always being polite and saving the citizens of Canada. She travels all across Canada to answer the call of evil and make things right. With her ...

Beyond the Duck: The maple leaf flag embodies Canada's national ... - National Post

Unlike Canada's original flag—the Canadian Red Ensign—the maple leaf tells no story of our country. The Red Ensign, by comparison, vividly embodies ...

Wave the Maple Leaf on Canada's 150th - Simcoe.com

Canada is consistently ranked among the best nations on the planet by the U.S. News & World Report, the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School and global brand consultants BAV Consulting.