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January 27, 2017

Canada 150: Sesquicentennial

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The sesquicentennial is as meaningful to Canada as it is hard to pronounce. The world itself means one-hundred-and-fiftieth anniversary and in Canada, it marks a great milestone for the young country. From free admission to all Canadian National Parks, to the coast to coast Canada 150 Mosaic Mural project, Canada 150 celebrations have been going on all year. Whether you’re visiting, just arrived, moving to, or have lived in Canada all your life, there are always new things to try.  From the Vancouver food scene, to the Toronto Sports teams, or even snowshoeing through the north, Canada is rich with culture and things to do.

Here are a few of the most Canadian things to check off your bucket list.

1. Go up the CN tower

2. Skate the Rideau Canal 

3. Get down and dirty at the Calgary Stampede

4. Visit a National Park (THEY’RE ALL FREE)

5. Watch the Northern Lights from the NWT

6. Drink a Canadian crafted beverage

7. Do the Terry Fox run.


9. Watch some Hockey Night in Canada with Don Cherry and his amazingly outrageous suits

10. Visit Niagara Falls

11.  Eat a beavertail.

12. Pour maple syrup on your peameal bacon

13. Say sorry

14. Go Curling

15. Don’t forget to Roll up the Rim on your Timmies double double!