Tag Archives: Canada150

The Maple Leaf Forever

We are travelling to the nation's capital and beyond at the moment, just before the 150th birthday celebrations. Everywhere you look there are maple leaves! Here are some to make your heart glow. The maple leaf flag atop the Peace Tower of Parliament is an obvious choice. A giant marbled leaf is¬†painted on a staircase… Read More

Expo 67 Revisited

To celebrate our Centennial Year in 1967, Canada produced perhaps the last really great World's Fair. It was wildly popular, so fifty years ago the chances are good you would have been planning your visit to Expo67 in Montreal. Sheila still has the most desirable piece of Expo memorabilia, her Passport. Man and His World… Read More

My Centennial Project

How's the Sesquicentennial working out for you? I notice people making fun of the Canada 150 celebrations, but I'm assured by friends that there is excitement in the air. I do treasure my free Parks Canada pass! This got me thinking about 1967 when we had all the feelings about Canada's big birthday. Went looking… Read More