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This weekend is a long weekend for Canadians, for July 1 marks the anniversary of Confederation.
In honour of this special day, I present another shot of one of our premier cities: Toronto, as seen from a small boat on Lake Ontario. The two main buildings here are (obviously) the CN Tower and the Rogers Centre (formerly known as the SkyDome). Both of those structures dwarf the building that was the tallest on the skyline when I was growing up! (Please see the WS for a comparison)
From our Canadian Government website:
On June 20, 1868, a proclamation signed by the Governor General, Lord Monck, called upon all Her Majesty's loving subjects throughout Canada to join in the celebration of the anniversary of the formation of the union of the British North America provinces in a federation under the name of Canada on July 1st.
The July 1 holiday was established by statute in 1879, under the name Dominion Day.
On October 27, 1982, July 1st which was known as "Dominion Day" became "Canada Day".

Tech:shot in RAW, converted to jpg with slight cropping to straighten the horizon (our boat was rocking!)

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!

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