Happy Canada Day Weekend

It was officially Canada Day yesterday but that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate all weekend. This is the best time of the year for Canadians. We get to drink a few beers in the sun and set off a lot of fireworks at night. Whether you’re grilling some fresh caught trout up at the cottage or roasting veggie dogs over a hibachi on a tiny downtown deck enjoy the blue skies, gentle breezes, the free healthcare and all that is great about our county.

There is so much that is great about this land, where to start?

the Tragically Hip, Stompin’ Tom, Anne Murray, Buffy Saint Marie, Alanis, Justin Beiber, the Kids In the Hall, Four on the Floor, Codco, SCTV, This Hour, Rick Mercer, John Candy, Pam Anderson, Shannon Tweed, Shania Twain, Celine Dion, Josee Chouinard, Kurt Browning, Barbara Frum (what?).

Hamilton Tiger Cats, Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Blue Jays, PEI lobster, Alberta Beef, B.C. oysters, Newfie Screech, Moosehead beer, poutine, rappie pie, sugar pie, flipper pie, Vachon cakes.

Pierre Trudeau, Brian Mulroney’s chin, Jean Chretien, hockey, CFL, lacrosse, ringette, Chief Dan George, the Beachcombers, Prairie Gas, Wayne Gretzky, Mike Weir, loonies, toonies, Roll up the rim, Tim Horton’s, White Spot, Beaver Gas, Shoppers, Canadian Tire.

Farley Mowat, Margaret Atwood, Stephen Leacock, Diana Krall, Ben Hepner, Measha Bruggergosman, Great Big Sea, Ashley McIsaac, Rita MacNeil, the Trailer Park Boys, Rush, Bob and Doug MacKenzie, and oh that free health care….

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