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In honor of Canada Day, we released five new Canadian cities! Our prints are the perfect addition to your celebration, weather it's cards for invitations, decor, or gifts, we've got what you need for your Canada Day party!
On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain, and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and Quebec. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1 has been officially known as Canada Day.
With Canada Day just around the corner, we wanted to give you some information about the five cities that have been added to our Canadian collection.
Edmonton, the capitol of Alberta, is a wonderful city to visit year round. Edmonton is know for it's famous festivals, such as the Fringe Festival, and The Edmonton Folk Music Festival. Edmonton is where past meets present. There are historic theaters and museums, that represent the rich history of the city. There are also new art exhibits, a rising food scene, and the largest shopping center, that breathe new life into the city.
Halifax is the capitol of Nova Scotia. Halifax embraces waterfront activities. Enjoy the beach, learn how to surf, or explore the 100s of islands around Nova Scotia. Halifax also has a rich history with a provincial museum, the city library, the city jail—with an infamous escape—and a government building that has been home to many famous politicians.
Ottawa is the capitol city of Canada, is home to Parliament Hill. The centerpiece of Ottawa’s downtown landscape, the political and cultural heart of the city, it is the main site for Canada Day festivities. A diverse selection of top and emerging Canadian musicians, will be performing at Parliament Hill, and other official Canada Day sites over the holiday weekend. This is the place to be on Canada Day!
Québec is a province in eastern Canada. On July 3rd 2018, Québec will be 410 years old. It is the oldest french speaking community in North America, 95% of the population speaks french. Québec has a rich history, with 37 national historic sites. Our print includes an illustration of the Chateau Frontenac, this beautiful destination is recognized as the most photographed hotel in the world.
Victoria B.C., named after Queen Victoria, sits on the southern tip of Vancouver Island. Victoria has been named the Most Romantic City in Canada, 5 years running. It was also named the Seventh Best City in the World. Victoria has the mildest climate in Canada, with gardens blooming year-round, it's the perfect travel destination all year. If you love tea, Victoria is the place to be! Our print is an illustration of the historic Fairmont Empress Hotel, where an impressive half million cups of tea are served annually!
To help you with your celebration, we have included a coupon code below. Don't forget to comment what your favorite Canada Day traditions are! We hope you have a wonderful Canada Day!
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