;;;;;’; ;;;; ;;;; ;; ;;;;;; than maple syrup, poutine and ice hockey. In fact, Lonely Planet,
The Ne w York Times and Condé Nast Traveler have all named Canada the number-one place to visit in 2017.
Immerse yourself in the diversity, culture and natural beauty the country embodies with programmes and
performances that celebrate its 150th anniversary—like Canadiana Suite: A Sesquicentennial Celebration,
presented by British Columbia’s Ballet Kelowna (above) and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra in May.
balletkelowna.ca Also on the calendar: The Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s Canada Mosaic programme
features world premieres by Canadian composers like Marc Bélanger, Colin Labadie and Nicole Lizée,
and a performance by Inuk throat singer Tanya Tagaq. tso.ca The Canadian Opera Company presents
Louis Riel, composed by Harry Somers to honour the country’s centennial in 1967.
coc.ca The National
Ballet of Canada—celebrating its own 65th anniversary—has arranged for 150 pointe shoes to be
photographed at landmarks in all of Canada’s 10 provinces and three territories.
At the nation’s legendary parks, reserves, historic sites and marine conservation areas,
Parks Canada invites you to use free admission passes all year.
The country marks its 150th anniversary with a year of events
highlighting the people, places and things that make it exceptional.
Photography by Emily Cooper
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