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Apr 5 2013

Canadians Descend on London

Stellar line up announced as Canada Day International presents 8th Annual Free Summer Festival on Trafalgar Square.

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News Release I 3 April 2013

London: Canada Day, one of London’s favourite free summer festivals, returns to Trafalgar Square on 1 July with great food and some of the country’s best musical artists. In 2012 the festival attracted more than 90,000 attendees and today Canada Day International is pleased to welcome Nexen back as one of this year’s Co-Presenting Sponsors.

“As Marc Carney prepares to take over the top job at the Bank of England, Michael Buble fans anxiously await his impressive 10 sold out performances at the 02 Arena, and rising Canadian tennis star Milos Raonic sets his sights on his first Wimbledon championship, London will be celebrating Canada like never before,” says Chad Molleken, Executive Director for Canada Day International.

Canadian music legends Jann Arden, Arkells and The Tragically Hip are the first officially announced headliners. Other great Canadian bands playing on the Main Stage will be announced later this month.

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Mar 28 2013

Molson Commercial

If you haven’t already seen this amazing Molson commercial, where have you been? We love it! We’re thrilled to have Molson on board as one of our Canada Day supporters this year! Will you be grabbing a cold icy one with us on July 1st?

Mar 28 2013

Molson Commercial

If you haven’t already seen this amazing Molson commercial, where have you been? We love it! We’re thrilled to have Molson on board as one of our Canada Day supporters this year! Will you be grabbing a cold icy one with us on July 1st?

Mar 26 2013

Toronto Fashion Week

Have you been following Toronto Fashion Week? Canada’s fashion capital just wrapped up its Fall/Winter 2013 season and we were blown away by the talents of its designers!

Tanya Taylor's fall/winter 2013 collection.  Photography: Michael Ho via The National Post

Tanya Taylor’s fall/winter 2013 collection.
Photography: Michael Ho via The National Post

We loved Tanya Taylor’s preppy meets pretty collection with lots of leather and cotton candy fur and Ashtiani’s sharp, smart and sexy geometric designs in neutrals with flashes of bold colours.

Ashtiani Fall/Winter 2013 collection.  Photography by Chris Young/Canadian Press via The National Post

Ashtiani Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
Photography by Chris Young/Canadian Press via The National Post

And Nathalie Atkinson’s funny three word reviews of the collections over at the National Post were spot on! What was your favourite show?

Mar 26 2013

Toronto Fashion Week

Have you been following Toronto Fashion Week? Canada’s fashion capital just wrapped up its Fall/Winter 2013 season and we were blown away by the talents of its designers!

Tanya Taylor's fall/winter 2013 collection.  Photography: Michael Ho via The National Post

Tanya Taylor’s fall/winter 2013 collection.
Photography: Michael Ho via The National Post

We loved Tanya Taylor’s preppy meets pretty collection with lots of leather and cotton candy fur and Ashtiani’s sharp, smart and sexy geometric designs in neutrals with flashes of bold colours.

Ashtiani Fall/Winter 2013 collection.  Photography by Chris Young/Canadian Press via The National Post

Ashtiani Fall/Winter 2013 collection.
Photography by Chris Young/Canadian Press via The National Post

And Nathalie Atkinson’s funny three word reviews of the collections over at the National Post were spot on! What was your favourite show?

Mar 25 2013

Canadians in Space!

We think it’s a huge honour for Canada that Commander Chris Hadfield took control of the International Space Station earlier this month! We’ve been glued to his amazing Twitter and Facebook accounts, where he shows amazing photos of what life is like is circling in space.

All photos from Commander Hadfield’s Twitter. Which of his stunning photos is your favourite?

Mar 25 2013

Canadians in Space!

We think it’s a huge honour for Canada that Commander Chris Hadfield took control of the International Space Station earlier this month! We’ve been glued to his amazing Twitter and Facebook accounts, where he shows amazing photos of what life is like is circling in space.

All photos from Commander Hadfield’s Twitter. Which of his stunning photos is your favourite?