Happy Canada Day!

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Most of you know I’m  Canadian but I have quite a few more subscribers in the last six months so here’s my official announcement in case you missed it – I am a proud Canucklehead! This year Canada Day snuck up on me and I have to admit I didn’t even make a special dish but I will definitely point you in the right direction to enjoy some real Canadian cuisine.  A lot of people say that Canada doesn’t really have a food that they are known for but we do!  We create fabulous salmon and lobster dishes along with venison,  elk and bison.  The world loves our poutine, bacon and maple syrup as well.

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 Vancouver Island, British Columbia

Today’s post is all about the beauty of our very diverse country.  Did you know that only 35 million people live in Canada and we are the second largest country (land mass) and we have the largest coastline in the world?  On our west coast, you’ll find the most beautiful province of all (ok, I’m a wee bit bias!) and if you visit B.C., you must have the wild salmon.

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Moraine Lake in Banff National Park, Alberta

Alberta is next and it is known for it’s premier beef.  No trip to Calgary is complete without a beautiful steak dinner.  And of course, you must visit Banff when you’re there.  Breathtaking!

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One of the many wheat fields in Saskatchewan

Then we have the prairies which include the provinces of Saskatchewan and Manitoba.  They are one of the biggest suppliers of wheat in the world.   Our cowboys live in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba and if you ever meet up with one you have to invite them for a scrumptious bison burger.

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Niagara Falls, Ontario

Ontario is the most populated province and is known for bacon,  maple syrup, corn on the cob and pickerel just to name a few.

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Quebec City, Quebec

People love to visit Montreal and the historic Quebec City and while there they are munching on poutine, bagels and cheese.

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Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia

The Maritimes consists of Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Labrador.  Lobster is a super popular food there and it’s one of the most scenic areas in Canada.

So there you have it – some scrumptious foods that Canadians love to eat.  I’ll be eating salmon because well, I eat salmon whenever I can!  Happy Canada Day to my Canadian audience and thanks so much for your loyal readership.  It’s been especially fun getting your emails these last few months as my blog grows.  I love getting to know you!

Cheers, everyone!

9 Comments

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    Anita Rivera
    July 1, 2015 at 5:59 am

    Your GORGEOUS country leaves me breathless, it truly does! I need to get myself over to Québec because that is a little France just over the border! No ocean to cross!!!!!

    My dear and sweet friend, I am wishing you a delicious and adventurous celebration and weekend to come! MUCH LOVE! Anita

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    Stephanie
    July 1, 2015 at 7:31 am

    Oh, how I miss Cananda…. seeing these pictures has put a smile upon my face, dear friend 🙂 Happy Canada Day to you! I hope your day is wonderful and extra beautiful….just like YOU!

    Love and hugs!

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    Lorian
    July 1, 2015 at 8:15 am

    Beautiful pictures from across our great country! Yes,…those seem to be our most popular foods as well!! Happy Canada Day !!

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      Robyn
      July 5, 2015 at 5:57 am

      Happy Canada Day to you two, as well! Do you remember that Canada Day when we all went into the car rally? I was the driver and you were the navigator? The guys sat in the back being annoying, lol. And we won! So fun! Hope all is well. xoox
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    Debbie Harris
    July 1, 2015 at 10:13 am

    HAPPY CANADA DAY!
    Oh I so enjoyed this post, Robyn, with all it’s beauty and reminders of the wonderful years we were blessed to live in Canada.
    My husband and I moved to Calgary right after we were married, that was a long time ago.:-) We would have loved to live in the small town of Banff but being young and just starting out we couldn’t afford it and there was no work at the time for my husband. Such a beautiful in deed. We did enjoy living in Calgary though.
    Canada is a beautiful country and my heart loves Canada!

    Enjoy your holiday! Debbie

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      Robyn
      July 5, 2015 at 6:03 am

      Oh, Calgary is so beautiful, isn’t it, Debbie? So cold in the winter, though, lol. Banff is one of my favourite cites in the world. It’s like it’s out of a storybook.
      Happy 4th to you, sweet friend! xoxo
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    Kalee @ The Crowded Table
    July 1, 2015 at 2:08 pm

    Thanks for sharing all the beautiful photos! I’ve never been to Canada, but I plan to go someday. 🙂 Hope you have a great Canada Day!
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    Susan
    July 1, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    Beautiful country! Beautiful photos! I haven’t been to Canada since I was a child.

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    Robyn
    July 5, 2015 at 6:04 am

    Thanks, Susan. It was a rainy Canada Day but fun, nevertheless. Hope you’re enjoying your holiday weekend 🙂
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