“live always with your eyes cast forward, to seek what will be, for the path behind can never be retaken.”
― Washington Black by novelist Esi Edugyan
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia
“I love being Canadian. I think growing up in Canada gives you a world perspective that I certainly enjoy.” – Canadian actor, @RyanGosling #ThursdayThoughts
Vancouver, British Columbia
DYK is home to the world’s smallest desert? At just 2.59 square km, the sand dunes of Carcross Desert, #Yukon, are the remains from an ancient lake! It’s no wonder this unique location is a winter hotspot for snowmobiling and tobogganing.
DYK there is an estimated two MILLION (!) lakes in Canada? It’s no wonder we have an abundance of outdoor #skating rinks to enjoy throughout the winter months.Abraham Lake, Alberta
With its scenic highlands, Cape Breton Island is a breathtaking location for some #TravelTuesday inspiration.
Hike the trails and catch the vistas all year long in the eastern end of Nova Scotia.
Maple syrup season is just around the corner, which means maple trees will soon be tapped and sugar shacks will be opening their doors to serve up the sweetest, stickiest #maplesyrup! Davebng via hicanadahostels/IG
“We must open the doors and we must see to it they remain open, so that others can pass through.” – Rosemary Brown, Canada’s first Black female member of a provincial legislature. #BHM
"I love that our brand – CANADA – is respected for all the right reasons, all over the world.
I love (and appreciate) that I am inspired by Canadians every single day." #CanadianFlag
– Ode to Canada by entrepreneur, @HeatherReisman.
Canada’s flag turns 55 today! Wherever you are in the world, join us in celebrating our national emblem by sharing your photos of the #CanadianFlag, a symbol of equality, diversity and inclusion! jrchartrand/IG
On National Flag of Canada Day, Canadians from coast to coast to coast reflect on the #CanadianFlag and what it means to each of us – a symbol of our rich history, and a promise of the bright future we are building together: https://pm.gc.ca/en/news/statements/2020/02/15/statement-prime-minister-national-flag-canada-day #FlagDay
“We can make a home anywhere we go together.” ― Abu Bakr al Rabeeah, Canadian author of Homes: A Refugee Story. #FridayFeeling
Halifax, Nova Scotia
“a boat, even a wrecked and wretched boat
still has all the possibilities of moving”
― Dionne Brand, poet, novelist, filmmaker and essayist