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Canada’s 150th Birthday Promises Great Perks For All


 •  Jan 10, 2017


If you've always wanted to visit Canada, there really is no better time than this year! On the 1st of July, Canada will be holding its biggest Canada Day celebration ever and YOU can be at the heart of all the fun!
Credit: giphy Though its birthday falls on only one day, the celebrations are year-long! First up, Parks Canada is known to feature some of the best parks and nature in the world and you can experience this for free this year! It's offering free discovery passes to Canada's 46 national parks, marine conservation areas and historic sites. This means you get to visit places like these for free: [caption id="attachment_16688" align="alignnone" width="900"]
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Cape Breton[/caption] Credit: @jec2200 on Instagram Get your passes here! Parks Canada will also waive lockage fees on the Rideau Canal and other waterways. This means that boat rides across will be much cheaper ☺️
Credit: Alex Guibord on Flickr  It's here in Ottawa, the capital of Canada, that most celebrations are held. Ottawa will organise many events, including the Interprovincial Picnic event on Alexandra bridge (a Canadian first!).
But that doesn't mean the rest of the country is silent! They would have their own fair share of celebrations as well - showcasing the best each city has to offer. Vancouver, for example, will host three major events - including a nine-day art and cultural festival downtown to commemorate Canada's 150th.
With so much going on in Canada, how can you bear not to be there?! I know I'd go in a heartbeat ? [iframe seamless="seamless" style="border: none; overflow: hidden;" height="450" width="100%" scrolling="no" src="https://pollbuzz.co/frame/1157?type=poll"][/iframe]