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I could hear these Canada Geese before I could see them, luckily I had already set the camera up to take this scene the geese were a complete surprise!

A Canada lily blooms in late July in the Berkshires in the western part of Massachusetts.

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A Re-Edit of one of my all time favourite images from my trip to Canada, plus I had the pleasure of spending my 40th Birthday in one of the most beautiful parts of our tiny world.

The Canada goose (Branta canadensisBranta canadensis) is a large wild goose species with a black head and neck, white cheeks, white under its chin, and a brown body

Canada's 150th Anniversary ( 1867 -2017 )

Confederation

1 of 2 images

 

Anyone that knows me, knows of my huge passion and love for boats, ships and tugs.

The Ku'ulakai is by far my most favorite tug.

This beautiful old girl is being lovingly refit and moored in the historic, fishing village of Steveston.

Here she proudly displays the Canadian Flag in honor of Canada's 150th Aniversary.

Located in Richmond, BC

Canada

 

KU'ULAKAI Tugboat c. 1944

(Ku'ulakai meaning: Hawaiian Fishing God)

Her history: as per online sources: (Unverified)

Built:1944

Length: 111.9

Gross Tonnage: 301

Used as a Tugboat all along the West Coast of BC

Ku'ulakai is said to be the only intact Mikki tug in Canadian waters.

Builder: Northeast Shipbuilding, Quincy Massachusetts, USA

According to onlines sources, this tug was built as a wooden Mikki US Army Tug - LT465, and used by the U.S. navy during the Second World War to tow damaged ships from the Pacific back for repair.

Online information also reports that later on in life, she was used by drug runners in the South Pacific and that in 1988 was seized by the Canadian Coast Guard for smuggling drugs out of China.

She was originally named: Lloyd B. Gore, decommissioned & sold 1946.

 

Please note* All information has been taken from online sources and has not been verified to be accurate.

 

I 💖 Steveston www.flickr.com/photos/120552517@N03/albums/72157677404584764

 

Definitely one of British Columbia's best kept secrets.

 

Series: Steveston by Romance

 

Thank-you so much for all your views, comments and faves

So very much appreciated !!

~Christie (happiest) by the River

Happy Canada Day!

 

"This special holiday celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867), which united the three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick into a single Dominion within the British Empire called Canada. The origin of the name "Canada" comes from the expedition of explorer Jacques Cartier up the St. Lawrence River in 1535. The Iroquois pointing out the route to the village of Stadacona, the future site of Quebec City, used the word "kanata," the Huron-Iroquois word for village."

Wiki

 

A different perspective of iconic Peyto Lake (more views below). The beauty of Canada is world famous and awe inspiring.

 

Wishing all my Canadian friends and all the fans of Canada a Happy Canada Day!

Canada day 2017 in Shediac, New Brunswick

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Happy Canada Day to all Canadians around the world!

Happy Birthday Canada ! / Bonne Fête du Canada !

 

Canada Day celebrates the birthday of Canada. On July 1, 1867 Canada became a new federation with its own constitution by signing the Constitution Act - formerly known as the British North America Act. Canada Day is a national statutory holiday celebrated in all provinces and territories.

Canada pavilion at Disney's Epcot park in Orlando Florida

Toronto, Canada - July 1, 2014

Canada. The aurora borealis behind the Inukshuk, Churchill,Manitoba.

 

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3ZVdZdKCHs&list=HL1325963668...

   

The Canada Goose (Branta canadensis) is a goose with a black head and neck, white patches on the face, and a brownish-gray body. Native to arctic and temperate regions of North America, it is occasionally found in northern Europe, and has been introduced to other temperate regions....Wikipedia

 

There is no texture applied to this shot

just the mist

Canada

 

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Los Angeles Photo Workshop on November 16th

Canada has a birthday on July 1st. Canada Day is a national holiday in Canada that is celebrated with family picnics, barbeques, and fireworks.

 

Canada Day is always observed on July 1st unless that date falls on a Sunday, in which case it is observed the following day. (Though many people still celebrate on the Sunday).

 

A long time ago, Canada belonged to Great Britain. Over time, parts of the country joined together and wanted to form their own government.

 

On July 1, 1867, the British government (under Queen Victoria) approved a plan which allowed Canada to become an independent country with its own government. This new nation, which remained loyal to Britain, was called the Dominion of Canada. At that time, the new Dominion of Canada had only four provinces (Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick). These days, there are 10 provinces and 3 territories.

Horseshoe Falls, Niagara, Ontario, Canada

Just want to wish all my Canadian friends a Happy Canada Day!

You have one of the most beautiful countries in the World!

I LOVE CANADA WITH ALL MY HEART!!!!!!!!!!!

 

Sunrise at Mt Rundle over Cascade Pond, Banff National Park, Alberta

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Peace Valley Park, Pa.

 

Many thanks to all who take the time to view, comment and fave my images. Enjoy the day.

 

Happy birthday to Canada.

Autumn in Montreal, from 2015.

Canada Day 2014

Ottawa, Ontario

 

Had a blast running around downtown Ottawa tonight shooting the Canada Day fireworks.

 

This is a shot from the NAC terrace showing the parliament buildings on the left, Chateau Laurier hotel and Rideau Canal on the right.

 

Happy Canada Day all!

  

Canada

Lake of two rivers

indian summer

Just putting up a few shots up here that I never posted, took this shot before the sun came up.Thanks for looking and your comments.

View On Black

Brilliantly lit Vancouver Canada Place convention centre and cruise ship terminal at summer sunset telephoto view from Lonsdale in North Vancouver, high resolution image available.

Niagara Falls Canada – Photo taken on a gloomy dark day

The Bow River's glacial waters flow under Alberta's Castle mountain.

Canada gees in the lake of Le Vésinet, Yvelines department of France.

Happy Canada Day to all my fellow Canadian!! Have a safe and wonderful celebrations!!

 

I merged two of my own images, The Toronto Skyline with the iconic CN Tower and the Canadian Flag to create this image.

 

Thanks to Parée for her Bokeh Fireworks texture. flic.kr/p/76PMKj

 

Happy Sunday everyone!! HSS!!

 

Thank you for your visit, kind comments and fave is always greatly appreciated.

 

Copyright 2018 © Gloria Sanvicente

 

A magical part of BC Canada.

Peace Valley Park.

 

Many thanks to all who take the time to view, comment and fave my images. Enjoy the day.

 

So interestingly enough I believe this is the first actual photo of the Canada pavilion that I've ever posted. That's kind of funny because it is also home to my favorite restaurant on the Disney property Le Cellier. Le Cellier is also home to my favorite food possibly in the universe, poutine. If you've never had poutine before I suggest you remedy that as soon as possible. It is a divine food of fries, cheese and wine reduction sauce that transcends food itself to become an experience if you will. In fact I for one would prefer that henceforth instead of serving salad as a starter with every meal, salads world wide be replaced with poutine. I'll gladly eat my fair share.

  

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The Canada geese practically take over of certain corners, ponds and lakes here in PA. They are so used to the sound of cars, heavy machinery etc. Traffic stop to let them cross the street no matter what hour of the day.

 

They are very aware of their surroundings, and even as they are close to humans, they are alert and ready to move away if we get to close to them, except if you have food to share with them. I personally enjoy seeing them gathering in bunches, swimming, walking or landing somewhere. I remember an occasion when a couple was crossing the street with their young ones, and one of them obviously concerned opened its wings to cover the little one until it was safe on the other side of the street. As much as we love seeing and observing them, we should never forget that they are wild animals...

 

If your want to know more about this "big" bird, here is a place that has awesome facts:

 

www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/Canada_Goose/id

 

Have a great day!

 

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Photography is my passion, and nature photography is my favorite.

 

I have been in Explore for more that a hundred times, and it is an awesome experience to have your photos showcased in such a special way.

 

I'm in many groups, and I only add my photos to them if they are not private.

 

I thank your for coming today, for leaving a comment, and make a favorite of yours this photo, (if that is the case) thanks again!

 

The best part of this forum is the contacts and friends that I have made over the years, that have the same passion for this art that is called photography!

 

Martha.

   

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