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Happy 150th Canada

Oh Canada! Where do we even begin with Canada? It is a beautifully large country with nature around every corner. You can see mountains one day, oceans the next, flat lands the next, and maybe after that? Forests! Every province and territory is different, so if you visit or even live here, you can never be bored.

Seriously, try it!

Here are a few reasons why Canada is the best country in the world.

  1. Maple syrup

  2. Beaver tails

  3. Beer

  4. Hockey

  5. Lacrosse

  6. Camping

  7. Stomping Tom

  8. Celine Dion

  9. All the Ryans 😉

  10. Rachel McAdams

  11. Drake

  12. Seth Rogen

  13. Jim Carrey

  14. Michael Buble

  15. Dan Akroyd

  16. Bill Murrary

  17. Ellen Page

  18. Keanu Reeves

  19. Donald Sutherland

  20. Will Arnett

  21. Michael J Fox

  22. Michael Cera

  23. The Rock

  24. Kiefer Sutherland

  25. Nina Dobrev

  26. Neil Young

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  27. Best views of the Northern Lights

  28. Polar bear sighting, Northern Lights sightings, beluga whale sightings in Churchill, Manitoba

  29. Our $100 bills smell like maple syrup

  30. Poutine

  31. A hot Prime Minister

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  32. We are so friendly

  33. Pop = Soda

  34. Toque = winter hat

  35. Kerfuffle = awkward situation

  36. Bagged milk

  37. We measure distance in time. “Only 10 kilometres to go!” “How many minutes is that?”

  38. Loonie – $1

  39. Toonie = $2

  40. Timmies = Tim Hortons AKA the best coffee shop in Canada

  41. Nanaimo bars

  42. Banff – enough said

  43. Lake Louise

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  44. Walk on the Ocean floor at Hopewell Rocks, New Brunswick and then watch it fill with water later.

  45. Spot wildlife. Orcas, buluga whales, polar bears, grizzly bears, black bears (all the bears!) puffins, deer, etc.

  46. Explore Alberta’s badlands, and learn about the dinosaurs who used to live there.

  47. Pretend to be Anne of Green Gables, at Green Gables PEI

  48. Go white water rafting

  49. See Niagara Falls, from the Canadian Side (it’s much better!)

  50. Search for moose in Ontario’s Algonquin Park

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  51. Stand on the edge of Toronto’s CN Tower

  52. Stay in a ice hotel in Quebec

  53. Ride North America’s Fatest Zipline in Alberta

  54. Go dog sledding

  55. Whale watching on either coast

  56. Go surfing in BC

  57. Roadtrip through the Canadian Rockies

  58. Snow shoeing

  59. EH!

What are your favorite things about Canada?
What would you do on a trip to Canada? 


Happy 150th Canada

Photo of myself standing in front of the 12 apostles, showing how windy it is

Brooklyn Murtaugh

travel blogger

Hi! I’m Brooklyn, a Canadian whose aim is to see as much of the world as I can, on my limited vacation days. I work full time, and want to show you how it is possible to do just that, while still making use of those precious vacation days.

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