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Canada D’eh in the USA! On July 1, as Canadians celebrated Canada Day at home and around the world, the Embassy of Canada in Washington D.C. hosted our own celebration. What is more Canadian than maple syrup? The answer: nothing! Over 700 Embassy contacts, members of the Canadian Armed Forces, Connect2Canada members and staff enjoyed a Calgary-stampede themed pancake breakfast, complete with cowboy hats.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark Canada Day:
“One hundred and fifty years ago in Charlottetown and Québec City, our Fathers of Confederation first dreamed of a united Canada, prosperous, strong and free.
“As we mark the 147th anniversary of Confederation, we can proudly say that their great national dream has indeed come to fruition.
“Today, as we celebrate with family and loved ones, let’s remember what makes our Canada the best country in the world.
Celebrate Canada's birthday with the Ninth Annual “Canada Day Across America”! We're featuring an interactive map of Canada Day gatherings throughout the U.S. on our special CDAA site. If you're hosting an event and would like to welcome fellow friends of Canada to join in the festivities, you can submit your event here. Stay up to date on all things Canada Day on our site, Facebook page, and Twitter! (#CanadaDayUSA) To learn more, visit canadadayacrossamerica.com.
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