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87. The world’s most northerly sand dunes are in Athabasca Provincial Park in northwest Saskatchewan. They are 30 metres high.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 87 The worlds most northerly sand dunes are in Athabasca Provincial

Athabasca Sand Dunes Provincial Park

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86. The largest non-polar ice field in the world can be found in the St. Elias Mountains, Yukon Territory. It covers an area of 40,570 square kilometres of which 16,900 square kilometres are located in Canada, the remainder being in Alaska.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 86 The largest nonpolar ice field in the world can be

Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek

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85. The highest tides in the world occur in the Bay of Fundy in New Brunswick.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 85 The highest tides in the world occur in the Bay

World’s highest tides - Bay of Fundy

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84. The illustrious list of Nobel Prize winners features the names of 22 laureates who were either born in Canada or gained professional distinction in this country. They have claimed honours in every field for which an award is granted. These include the man who discovered the most common diabetes treatment, a woman hailed as a master of the contemporary short story,...
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List of Canadians who have won the Nobel Prize

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83. There’s a long history of celebrations lasting from late January to mid-February in Quebec City. In the worldwide capital of snow, the first large-scale winter carnival took place in 1894. These festivities helped a population often faced with harsh winters to warm their hearts during the cold season.

The Carnaval would go on to resurface every once in a while...
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"Experience the Quebec Winter Carnival | Carnaval " - Québec Winter Carnival

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82. Starting out in 1976 as a collection of films from other festivals — a "festival of festivals" — the Toronto International Film Festival has become one of the most beloved cinematic events in the world, universally regarded as an ideal platform for filmmakers to launch their careers and to premiere their new work.

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TIFF

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81. Uniting and empowering people with diverse sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions, the annual Pride Toronto festival has become a major Canadian arts and cultural event and the largest Pride celebration in North America. Pride showcases Toronto on the world stage with diversity, inclusion and vibrant creativity.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 81 Uniting and empowering people with diverse sexual orie

Pride Toronto

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80. The Calgary Stampede is called the "Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth" for good reason. For 10 days every July we welcome the world to a spectacular celebration of western heritage and values.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 80 The Calgary Stampede is called the Greatest Outdoor Show on

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79. Just for Laughs is a comedy festival held each July in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Founded in 1983, it is the largest international comedy festival in the world.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 79 Just for Laughs is a comedy festival held each July

Just For Laughs: Happiness Supply Co.

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78. - The Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) is Canada’s largest community event and one of the top 5 agricultural fairs in North America. Founded in 1879 as the Toronto Industrial Exhibition, the CNE has enjoyed a distinguished history as a showcase of the nation. People came to experience the latest innovations in technology and commercial products, to enjoy the...
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The Fair

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77. Admire the dazzling ice sculptures created by professional carvers from around the world, who put their talent to the test by transforming blocks of ice into magnificent sculptures during Winterlude’s International Ice-Carving Competition at Confederation Park’s Crystal Garden.

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Winterlude - Ottawa Tourism

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This week we focus on Canada’s largest and most popular festivals.
76. You haven’t really seen fireworks until you’ve experienced Vancouver’s Celebration of Light. One of the city’s signature summer events, the festival lights up the sky over English Bay for three nights at the end of July. Three countries compete each year to wow Vancouver crowds, choreographing...
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Celebration of Light | Vancouver Festivals & Events

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Thank you, Philippine Star!

"The Canadian embassy is closely coordinating with Philippine Paralympics Committee president Mike Barredo, Philippine national wheelchair basketball coach Vernon Perea, the SBP, the PBA and TV5 Sports in organizing the event...The project is in line with the celebration of Canada’s 150th anniversary this year."
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75.The Embassy is proud to bring Wheelchair Basketball Canada to Manila!

Wheelchair Basketball Canada is the national sport governing body responsible for the organization of wheelchair basketball in Canada.

Wheelchair Basketball Canada delivers programs and services that strengthen the sport from the grassroots level to high performance athletes competing in the...
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74. In 1946, about half a century after basketball was invented, American Second World War veterans played the first documented wheelchair basketball game.
Two Canadian teams soon formed — the Vancouver Dueck Powerglides in 1950 and the Montréal Wheelchair Wonders in 1951.

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150ReasonsWeLoveCanada 74 In 1946 about half a century after basketball was invented

Wheelchair Basketball in Canada

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73. Canada's team at the 1936 Berlin Olympiad, the Windsor Ford V8s, made up of players primarily from Windsor, Ontario, and strengthened by players from the West coast, won the silver medal, losing in the final to the United States.

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Berlin Olympics a breakthrough for Canadian basketball

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72. A new era in Canadian professional basketball began in the 1990's, when the National Basketball Association (NBA), the major professional league in the United States, awarded franchises to two Canadian cities: The Toronto Raptors and Vancouver Grizzlies, who both began play in 1995, brought major professional basketball to Canada for the first time.

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71. Canada’s first professional basketball teams began playing in the 1940's. The Toronto Huskies played in the 1946-1947 season as part of the Basketball Association of America, a forerunner of the National Basketball Association.

On 1 November 1946, Toronto hosted the league’s first game, playing the New York Knickerbockers at Maple Leaf Gardens.

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Raptors Set To Honour Huskies History Against Knicks | Toronto Raptors

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