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Question to Fellow Canucks; What's everybody doing for Canada Day?

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by JR, Jun 30, 2010.

  1. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    That's July 1 for the non-Canucks.

    Just curious. HC & I might hang around the city or we may take a road trip. One thing's for sure--we won't be anywhere where there are huge crowd.

    So that eliminates going to see the Queen on Parliament Hill or fireworks down by Lake Ontario.

    What's everybody else up to?
  2. Iron_chet

    Iron_chet Well-Known Member

    Travelling for work unfortunately! I will be in Windsor so may try to see some fireworks there.

    Here in Cowtown we would usually go down to the festivities that were more kiddie oriented and then have a bbq with the neighbours after.

    I would really like to see a holiday that is truly a holiday where everything is shut down. I think Canada Day would be perfect for this.
  3. Gomer

    Gomer Active Member

    Working. We won't publish tomorrow so today's my holiday.
  4. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Mrs. Huggy is working so I will cut the lawn in the morning and get settled in for the Jays-Indians matinee. No clue why MLB schedules road games for the Jays on Canada Day.
  5. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    Clueless, that's why.

    Remember fondly the very first interleague game against the Expos--on Canada Day.

    The Skydome was packed and rockin', there were Canadian flags everywhere and some guy in the upper deck had a huge banner that said, "Where's the puck?"

  6. Huggy

    Huggy Well-Known Member

    Went to last year's Canada Day game against the Rays. Glorious day at the 'Dome and the Jays were rocking some sweet Canada Day jerseys - onsale for $250+ at the Jays Shop!
  7. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    The CFL has got it right by opening on Canada Day
  8. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Windsor's Fireworks were last week!
  9. RickStain

    RickStain Well-Known Member

    A Canuck only in spirit, but we'll be dressed in our Roughriders outfits and listening to the game, or maybe watching it if I can find it online anywhere.
  10. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I have to work, but I'll celebrating Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday.
  11. Oggiedoggie

    Oggiedoggie Well-Known Member

    Independence from what?


    You've still got a queen.

    The French-speaking people still push you around.

    You play soccer on ice with spatulas.

    You're frozen half the year.

    And the Indigenous People want their land back.
  12. Buck

    Buck Well-Known Member

    I think I'll buy some Canadian beer tomorrow and have a few after work.
    Here's to you, Canada. Glad to have you around.
    Thank you for Margo Timmins.
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