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School's out, summer's here and we love our country! Get out this weekend and celebrate Canada! We've got a list of all the fabulous events in Durham Region, Toronto and beyond. Wishing you and your families all a very Happy Canada Day!


Canada Day Craft by

Canada is turning 145 this year, and that is certainly a cause for celebration. We have been busy preparing for the party, and today we made flag windsocks. They are great decorations inside the house right now, and on Canada Day itself we will hang them outside to wave in the wind. They are also a lot of fun to run around with!

Click here for instructions. Thanks to for the great idea!


Top 10 Canadian Things We Love

Here's a short list of some of our most beloved Canadian things:

  1. Maple Syrup
  2. Canoeing
  3. The CN Tower
  4. Beavers
  5. Hockey
  6. All 4 Seasons (winter, spring, summer + fall)
  7. Ottawa
  8. Terry Fox
  9. The Common Loon
  10. Blue Rodeo

What would your list look like?


Summer Planning

We've got some great ideas on our website to help you plan out your summer with the kids.

  1. Check out our Summer Camp Guide to see the wide variety of camps that are offered in our area.

  2. Here's our Summer Fun Guide which tells you about some of our favourite family activities in Durham Region and the GTA.

  3. Last but not least, read our recent review of our fabulous Family Getaway at Blue Mountain Resort.

So much to do, so little time...enjoy summertime with yours kids!