Sunday, July 1, 2012

July 1st 2012

 

‘Canada Day is the national day of Canada, celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867

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(today called the Constitution Act, 1867, in Canada), which united three colonies into a single country called Canada within the British Empire

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Originally called Dominion Day , the name was changed in 1982, the year the Canada Act was passed.

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Canada Day observances take place throughout Canada as well as internationally.’

 

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20 comments:

  1. Happy Canada Day, you folks have fought for your freedom as we have and can stand proud among the great democracies of the world. Hope you have a great holiday, in a few days we will be celebrating the 4th of July Holiday, in my opinion America;s greatest holiday. Thank God we have people like our our two Nations to look to in the world we live in today, We will always be the trendsetters. Be safe out there. Sam & Donna.

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  2. I'll be humming "Oh, Canada" all day. Happy Birthday!

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  3. Happy Canada Day. Enjoy the celebrations. Our 4th of July falls on a Wednesday so we will be celebrating all week.

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  4. Happy Canada Day, Sue and Doug! Are you camping this weekend?

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  5. Have a Happy Canada Day! Hope our booms and blasts on the Fourth echo your celebration=====

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  6. Happy Canada Day! Hope you have a good one.

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  7. Happy Canada Day my dear friends!!! Hope the weather is behaving at Monck ;-)

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  8. Happy Canada Day!! Hope its a great day for you.

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  9. HAPPY CANADA DAY TO ALL OF YOU FABULOUS CANADIANS!! I TO LOVE YOUR COUNTRY AND HOPE TO GET THERE AGAIN SOON!!!

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  10. Wishing you a wonderful CANADA DAY!

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  11. Happy Canada Day!! Hope you guys enjoy that special day!

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  12. Happy Canada Day. Interesting post - I didn't know it was once called Dominion Day. Hope you get a day off to celebrate lol!

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  13. Ha! I thought you beat me. Great having you here!

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  14. We have lots of Canadians in our campground with Canadian flags flying proudly all around. Happy Canada Day!

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