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Land of Wonders: Tim Hortons and Quebec City and William Shatner. But not Poutine.

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Happy (Belated) Canada Day!

Before we go all party-crazy for our (U.S.) Independence Day, let us pause to consider Canada (Canada Day was July 1).

It is good to remember the forts and bulwarks and cannons in the only walled city in North America—Quebec City—were built to repel attacks…from us (that is, U.S. of A.).

'Murica just over that water.

‘Murica just over that water.

Here’s a video celebrating those quirky, polite people to the North.

And of course, William Shatner, singing “O Canada

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Isn’t it time to build a Tim Hortons-themed embassy in Minneapolis?

 

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Image Credit: Kirk Livingston

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Written by kirkistan

July 3, 2014 at 10:36 am

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