Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday – our grand finale!

Celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday – our grand finale!

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We have come to the end of our Canada 150 celebration (just in time to head out to fireworks!) and we hope that if you're Canadian you've enjoyed the day with us and if you're not Canadian that we've been able to share just what makes us so proud of this great country! In a world that has seen it's share of darkness lately, Canada has always been a beacon of hope to many. It's beautiful, proud, secure and clean. We are grateful to call Canada home and for the opportunities it has provided SCT magazine. Please know you are welcome in our home anytime! If this day has sparked a memory for you, be sure you're taking a moment to capture it. If you're enjoying today's festivities across the country with family and friends, enjoy it all and record it tomorrow. We're a diverse nation and we're proud of that!

What we've heard reading your comments today is that you have also loved our fun facts. So here's just a few more!

  • The telephone was invented by Alexander Graham Bell in the summer of 1874
  • Canadian Sir Fredrick Banting developed insulin
  • Peameal bacon is often considered “Canadian bacon” abroad
  • The quality of our tap water is often better than bottled water.
  • We have a $300 collector's gold coin that has a narwhal on it.
  • Canada is the most educated country in the world.
  • We have an "Apology Act." – are you at all surprised? Really? 
  • An Ontario man invented Hawaiian pizza
  • Studies find Canadians to be the second-happiest people in the world. And they're only getting happier. We are home to Ryan Gosling and Ryan Reynolds after all ladies!
  • A temperature of -63 C (-81.4 F) was recorded in the village of Snag on Feb. 3, 1947. That’s roughly the same temperature as the surface of Mars!
  • Cirque du Soleil was founded in Quebec in 1984
  • The popular children’s book Anne of Green Gables was written by P.E.I. author Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The first YMCA started in 1851 in Montreal
  • In 1883, the baseball glove was invented in Canada
  • The Great Lakes are the largest fresh water system in the world

….we could go on and on! 

Around here at SCT HQs we love to celebrate. We love surprises and we love giveaways. A few weeks ago we ordered a fun prize to end this day and we also said "YES" to a wonderful prize from one of our great partners. Ready? 

First, we want to share the definitive keepsake of Canada 150…

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This beautiful 5-coin set from The Royal Canadian Mint includes the five winning designs from the My Canada, My Inspiration contest with the coloured version of the 2017 25¢ and the glow-in-the-dark $2 winning coin designs! This 5-coin set highlights a unique event in Canada in which the public designed and selected its national coinage! It's a unique portrait of Canada that will be cherished by generations to come. Every coin has been carefully hand-selected to ensure you get the best samples of their kind—including the colour versions of the 25-cent and $2 coins! 

We also have this amazing sold out collection from our friends at Creative Memories! 

Celebrate Canada Bundle by Creative Memories

This hour's winner will WIN a Creative Memories limited-edition Celebrate Canada 150th Anniversary Bundle! This one-of-a-kind bundle includes a custom Album Cover with a beautiful white foiled Canada design, a Paper Packfeaturing 12 unique designs infused with maple leaves, Inuit-inspired patterns and other Canadian themes, plus the Maple Leaf Punch! OH MY! It's a good one!

For the final time today SCT friends…for an opportunity to win this hour's prizes be sure to leave a comment below by July 7th and we will randomly select one lucky winner this hour to win them! After leaving your comment here we hope you'll take a moment to visit us on Facebook and Instagram (@sctmagazine) and leave a comment there as well for THREE chances to win! We'll be compiling all the comments each hour.

Don't forget to download this beautiful, exclusive print we commissioned from local designer Nicki Traikos of Life I Design right HERE

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And don't forget to preorder our exclusive, limited edition Celebrate Canada stamp and die set HERE!

Celebrate Canada stamps

Thank you once again SCT friends! Be sure to leave comments each hour and be sure to share all of our posts with your friends! Let's share the fun! 

~ Catherine Tachdjian

Publisher, Scrapbook & Cards Today magazine

2017-07-01T18:00:00+00:00

165 Comments

  1. Maria Del Carmen Ratti July 1, 2017 at 6:08 pm

    Felicidades Canada!
    Como argentina, estoy orgullosa de que el gran Michael Buble, se haya casado con nuestra preciosa Luisana, y hayan formado una hermosa familia. El sol volvio a salir para ellos!

  2. HeatherL July 1, 2017 at 6:13 pm

    Love it! So much to celebrate!

  3. Karen Carvell July 1, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    Thanks you for such a great Canada Day! I have enjoyed all these posts with their great Canadian facts and giveaways! Cheers!

  4. Lori Poffenroth July 1, 2017 at 6:14 pm

    Thank you for this awesome tour of Canada! May we have another 150 years in our true north, strong and free. Happy Birthday!!
    Lori Poffenroth

  5. missgailly July 1, 2017 at 6:16 pm

    What a wonderful tribute to my country, Canada. It made me feel even more proud!

  6. bette July 1, 2017 at 6:17 pm

    Way to celebrate Canada’s 150th, in such style!!!! Love the fun facts… pizza, insulin, Anne of Green Gables…. etc. 🙂

  7. Martine M. July 1, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    Lots of fun facts from Canada! Thanks for organizing this contest and for the chance to win such great prizes!

  8. Debbie July 1, 2017 at 6:25 pm

    So proud to be Canadian! Thank you for more reasons to smile about it. ????? Of course I had to add embellishments!

  9. Barb macaskill July 1, 2017 at 6:26 pm

    What a way to end a fabulous day! I love reading all of the fun facts about Canada and have learned of new places to visit! Thank you for bringing all of this information and inspiration to me!
    I love this coin set! I have a small coin collection and I would love to add this to it! Thank you for the chance to!
    Happy 150th ?? Canada!

  10. Deanna July 1, 2017 at 6:28 pm

    WOW – what a fabulous prize! Happy Birthday Canada!!!

  11. Diane W July 1, 2017 at 6:28 pm

    This has been a most wonderful way to celebrate our great nation. Thank you so much for putting it all together and providing an opportunity to win prizes along the way. I have enjoyed reading all the highlights pointed out and have learned amazing things along the way. Thank you SCT!

  12. KariLynnL July 1, 2017 at 6:31 pm

    Thank you for an awesome day of fun facts about our great nation, as Canadians we do have a lot to be proud and most definitely grateful for. This is why I am always proud to call myself Canadian, because of all the great people in our land and great companies like Scrapbook and Cards Today that goes out of their way to make our 150th so special! Thanks for a fun day!

  13. krista french July 1, 2017 at 6:32 pm

    Oh wow with would be great too win Love Creative Memories thanks for the chance

  14. Michele Washburn July 1, 2017 at 6:33 pm

    Wow! What a way to wrap a fantastic Canada Day!

  15. auntie em July 1, 2017 at 6:35 pm

    Happy Canada Day everyone coast to coast! Hope it was a great day for all of you! 150 proud and strong
    Thank you SCT for sharing the day with all 🙂

  16. Jean marmo July 1, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    Congrats and thanks for a wonderful day. Have enjoyed each of the posts. We have made many trips through Canada between Michigan and New York. Have always enjoyed the scenery.

  17. DarlaN July 1, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    Happy Birthday Canada. So proud to be Canadian. Lots of love from Saskatchewan ???

  18. Janice July 1, 2017 at 6:38 pm

    Proud and grateful to be Canadian today and every day. Thanks SCT for a fun day and a chance to win some great prizes. Loved your posts!

  19. Sheryll Matheson July 1, 2017 at 6:39 pm

    Fabulous prizes! What an informative and fun day. Happy Canada Day to all, and Happy Birthday to Canada!

  20. Amber M. July 1, 2017 at 6:40 pm

    Happy 150th birthday to the greatest country on earth! Thank you for a really fun day today – love celebrating (and learning more about) this wonderful place and so proud and grateful to call it my home. This prize package is, ahem, AWESOME!!! Would love to be the lucky winner 🙂

  21. Kara July 1, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    What a wonderful country to live in, so proud to be Canadian.

  22. Jody Ward July 1, 2017 at 6:45 pm

    Happy 150th Birthday, Canada! What a fun day to celebrate creativity and being Canadian!

  23. MaryAnn N July 1, 2017 at 6:47 pm

    150 th birthday Canada ??
    Love the beautiful coins and the creative memories bundle.

  24. Sherry H. July 1, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    Happy Canada Day! What great giveaways to celebrate our national birthday!

  25. BevB July 1, 2017 at 6:49 pm

    WOW with each and every post that you have had today, you make us prouder and prouder of being a Canadian. Thank you. This has been awesome to see and enjoy everything Canadian and you have reminded us of many of the things that we forget from day to day. Thank you. Happy 150th Canada Day!!!

  26. Linda Smith July 1, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Thank you, SCT!! What a great day and loved all the Canadian facts!! Happy birthday, Canada!!??

  27. Judy O July 1, 2017 at 7:01 pm

    Loved all the fun facts and photos. We do have a wonderful country. Happy birthday Canada. Thanks Catherine and team – great day!

  28. Sue MacGowan July 1, 2017 at 7:04 pm

    Happy 150th to my Northern neighbors!

  29. Pam Sohan July 1, 2017 at 7:07 pm

    My husband would LOVE those coins!! thanks for the chance to win.

  30. gisele July 1, 2017 at 7:08 pm

    proud to be Canadian 🙂

  31. Veronica July 1, 2017 at 7:11 pm

    I have been across this grand country of our 20-30 times … There and back…there and back….and each time it is more spectacular than the last. No matter where you live….you live in the best place in Canada. Canada strong people! Keep Canaada strong!,

  32. lisa808 July 1, 2017 at 7:11 pm

    Thank you SCT for today’s fun celebration. Happy 150th Birthday, Canada!

  33. Shelley K July 1, 2017 at 7:17 pm

    Happy Canada Day from Nova Scotia!!??
    Thank you for a great giveaway to Celebrate Canada 150 …

  34. Marg Gutland July 1, 2017 at 7:17 pm

    Happy Canada Day
    What info and trivia day
    thanks

  35. Michelle July 1, 2017 at 7:21 pm

    Thanks for all the fun today!! What an awesome prize!!
    Happy Canada Day!!!

  36. Sue LD July 1, 2017 at 7:22 pm

    Great celebration. Thanks doe all the fun facts.

  37. Jennifer Reynard July 1, 2017 at 7:24 pm

    What a fun day filled with information about our beautiful Homeland!! Thanks for sharing so much and the opportunity to win some beautiful prizes!! Happy Canada Day to everyone at SCT!!

  38. Lynn Gauthier July 1, 2017 at 7:29 pm

    Thanks for all the great posts today! Brought back many memories for me.
    Happy Birthday Canada!

  39. Dee Hamoen July 1, 2017 at 7:30 pm

    Thank you so must for making me even more proud to be a Canadian.

  40. Lynn Ekstrom July 1, 2017 at 7:36 pm

    What a fun, fact filled day. I’ve loved learning more about Canada…it makes me want to visit again. I love Canada! Thank you for the chance to win some fun prizes too.

  41. Helene Monette July 1, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    What a nice piece of collection.
    Always great giveaways. Thanks !!!

  42. Cyndi B July 1, 2017 at 7:38 pm

    That was a super fun day to spend with you SCT! Thanks you! Have fun at the fireworks ?

  43. colleen July 1, 2017 at 7:47 pm

    Happy Canada Day! Thanks for making it interesting and fun.

  44. Katie July 1, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    Yay, Canada <3

  45. JoAnn H July 1, 2017 at 7:49 pm

    Fantastic day SCT! Thanks & Happy Birthday ? ??

  46. Bernice J July 1, 2017 at 7:50 pm

    Oh, wow…what a great lineup to be won!

  47. J. Lee July 1, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    Happy 150 Canada! Such a terrific prize to celebrate such a momentous occasion!
    Thank you SCT for the opportunity to win and for organizing such fun and informative posts.

  48. Thanh July 1, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    Thank you, SCT for a wonderful highlight of Canada today. Hugs and kisses from the west coast. I’ve absolutely enjoyed celebrating with you (as always). Happy 150, Canada!

  49. Jeanette Y July 1, 2017 at 7:54 pm

    Wow! Some great products to celebrate this beautiful land of ours. Thanks for the chance to win! Happy 150 Canada!!

  50. Nadine July 1, 2017 at 7:55 pm

    What a fabulous way to Celebrate our fantastic country!! Happy Birthday Canada!!

  51. Kristen Kirkland July 1, 2017 at 7:56 pm

    Thanks for the great day of Canadian trivia and prizes, SCT! Happy Canada Day!

  52. debra July 1, 2017 at 7:59 pm

    Fun all day!

  53. ColleenB July 1, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Thanks for all the giveaway chances. The Creative Memories set is a wonderful tribute to a great country. Enjoy the fireworks ? ??

  54. H2girl2005 July 1, 2017 at 8:03 pm

    Thank you so much for the opportunity to win!

  55. Amy Hanschen July 1, 2017 at 8:05 pm

    Totally enjoyed reading all the info on Canada, especially the things that weren’t in my history text books! Great job! Fireworks Celebration for all!

  56. Linda Tupper July 1, 2017 at 8:06 pm

    Thank you SCT for your wonderful tribute to Canada on it’s 150 Canada Birthday Celebration! It has been such a great day. I have loved reading all the Canadian facts. I am very proud to be Canadian!

  57. Barb Derksen July 1, 2017 at 8:18 pm

    What a terrific post – so glad to have found you and def going to download your magazine. Would love to win too – fab prize to wish for!

  58. Kim Innis July 1, 2017 at 8:20 pm

    Everything today hss just been over-the-top fabulous!

  59. Sue McRae July 1, 2017 at 8:26 pm

    I loved reading each post and all the great facts you’ve shared about our fabulous country! Happy Birthday Canada!

  60. Karen T. July 1, 2017 at 8:27 pm

    Wonderful! What a fabulous day of celebrations! Yes, I definitely enjoyed the fun facts and thank you for sharing more of them! I learned a few new things about Canada today! We are so blessed to live in Canada and thank you for making me appreciate it even more today! Yay for Canada 150!

  61. SusanDR July 1, 2017 at 8:29 pm

    What a great day celebrating a beautiful and wonderful country. Thanks for all the info and for the prizes offered. I can’t wait to visit Canada again!

  62. Michele V July 1, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    Thank you for the great giveaway to end Canada 150 Birthday! Of course SCT is a big part of being Canadian and it is great to celebrate our wonderful country all year long!

  63. Carla Hundley July 1, 2017 at 8:34 pm

    Such a fun day and
    learned lots about
    Canada! Have a great
    evening and enjoy
    the fireworks.
    Carla from Utah

  64. Margaret July 1, 2017 at 8:43 pm

    This has been a really fun and interesting day – there is so much I didn’t know about Canada! Thanks for sharing your wonderful country with us!

  65. Rachel I July 1, 2017 at 8:50 pm

    It’s a great day for Canadians! Enjoying the Canada Day 150 festivities here (and online…)

  66. Diana Martinez July 1, 2017 at 8:58 pm

    Thanks for sharing so many interesting and great stories about such a great country, Canada!I would really love to visit one day. Have a happy birthday Canada!!!

  67. Melanie Lee July 1, 2017 at 9:08 pm

    So much fun today! Such great prizes, love the Creativer Memories ?? Album!
    Love the stamp set and framelits, purchased it today!!!

  68. Teresa Medeiros July 1, 2017 at 9:09 pm

    Thank you SCT for capturing the true essence of our beloved Canada through your photos, words and fun facts. My heart swelled with pride as I read each and every post. God bless Canada! ??

  69. Jacqueline July 1, 2017 at 9:28 pm

    Great prize! Happy Canada Day from Saskatchewan ??!

  70. Tona July 1, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    I have learned so much about Canada today. Looking forward to my next trip.

  71. Susan McClelland July 1, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    Great prize to cap off a fun day. Happy Canada Day!!!

  72. Betty-Ann July 1, 2017 at 9:51 pm

    Awesome! What a great day!

  73. ChrisMG July 1, 2017 at 9:58 pm

    Happy Canada Day! Great prizes!

  74. Roz Kelly July 1, 2017 at 10:02 pm

    Fantastic way to end the celebration! You guys are amazing! Thank you for all you do! <3

  75. Caroline B July 1, 2017 at 10:04 pm

    I have enjoyed your hourly posts today! Thanks for helping us all celebrate this great country we call home.

  76. Lisa Ward July 1, 2017 at 10:10 pm

    thank you so much for the chance to win! what an awesome celebration! ?

  77. Dale Tiernan July 1, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Happy Canada Day to all. I would like to visit one day. I don’t like to be cold though so think that I will visit when it isn’t winter.

  78. Marlene F. July 1, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    Happy Canada Day!!! Thank you for celebrating with us and giving us so many ideas and the fun facts!!! The loonies and toonies look so nice.

  79. Tammy Lever July 1, 2017 at 10:42 pm

    It has been a great Canada Day….I spent it with my family and then came back here to spend with my scrapping family! I am so proud to be Canadian! Each post has just fortified that feeling! Thank you for the chance to win such amazing prizes for some great sponsors that want to help us celebrate too! Happy Canada 150!!!

  80. Cecile B July 1, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    What a great tribute!! Thank you for reminding us of all the great things about our country. And thanks for the chances to win some very awesome prizes. Happy Canada Day to all!!

  81. Karen Lingel July 1, 2017 at 11:20 pm

    Huh. It never occurred to me that Canadians would have a different term for “Canadian Bacon”! Happy 150th, Canada! (And thanks for the opportunity to win!)

  82. Lisa Davis July 1, 2017 at 11:42 pm

    Loved the fun facts. Happy 150 Canada!!

  83. Elizabeth Simpson July 1, 2017 at 11:45 pm

    What a wonderful prize to celebrate Canada’s 150th with. Thanks for the opportunity to win!!!

  84. Betty Weaver July 1, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    Happy Birthday True North Strond and Free! Thanks for the chance to win

  85. Jurist Tran July 2, 2017 at 12:36 am

    I’m so proud to be Canadian and celebrating Canada’s 150th bday! We r the true north…wat a great collection # love the coin collections #HB Canada

  86. super stick chick July 2, 2017 at 12:37 am

    Such a fun day of celebrating Canada. My whole family took interest and had great fun learning fun fact. We will certainly be heading there in the near future for a vacation! Thanks again for all the fun and prizes!

  87. Juli C July 2, 2017 at 1:09 am

    Happy Canada Day!!
    What a fun day of celebrations!!

  88. Denise Bryant July 2, 2017 at 1:12 am

    Happy 150th to Canada!

  89. Laurie Wright July 2, 2017 at 1:34 am

    so need that Canada paper from Creative memories. Love your magazine and blog!

  90. Colleen Flathers July 2, 2017 at 3:16 am

    Yes, the trivia facts and pictures from around the country have been some of my favorites. Great way to learn about my Northern Neighbor.

  91. Kim Veevers July 2, 2017 at 3:28 am

    This is a beautiful set. Being Canadian and living in Vancouver with a love to travel, I know I could use it.it fits our birthday today of 150 years ??❤️? Can it be purchased through our LSS at all? Thanks for the chance to win

  92. Anastasia M. July 2, 2017 at 6:45 am

    This coin set is soooo beautiful.
    Happy 150th Birthday!

  93. Kim Fuller July 2, 2017 at 7:25 am

    Canada 150 celebrations were amazing to see coast to coast! Now to scrapbook them!

  94. Paige Stirling Fox July 2, 2017 at 8:42 am

    Thanks for the wonderful tribute to our amazing country. I am truly proud to be a Canadian!

  95. Shannon G July 2, 2017 at 8:50 am

    Each hour was filled with our rich Canadian history! Thank you, thank you for bringing this to us! I am so proud of my Canada and of people like you who make it ‘great’! PS The final giveaways are equally beautiful – thanks for the chance!!

  96. Sandy Ross July 2, 2017 at 9:13 am

    The fun facts about Canada are so interesting…great facts for CANADA 150. A wonderful end to a wonderful day! It was great to see so many Canadians out and about celebrating our amazing country today! I enjoyed every moment including your fabulous blog posts!!! Happy Canada 150!!!

  97. Beth Anne Thomas July 2, 2017 at 9:46 am

    Thanks for a fun day, SCT! Happy Canada D’eh to you, too!

  98. Stacey July 2, 2017 at 9:50 am

    It was great celebrating Canada Day with you!

  99. Christi L Steinbeck July 2, 2017 at 9:54 am

    Happy Happy Birthday Canada! What a fun day celebrating with you!

  100. Mary-Anne V. July 2, 2017 at 10:23 am

    Happy Canada Day! We had a great time celebrating it in Toronto. Loce the CDN facts and the amazing prize.

  101. Jess S. July 2, 2017 at 11:11 am

    Thank you for a fun day of facts and inspiration. And many thanks to your awesome sponsors. Happy Canada Day, everyone. 🙂

  102. Sarah Nowlan July 2, 2017 at 11:13 am

    So proud to be Canadian ??

  103. Rebecca Anderson July 2, 2017 at 11:15 am

    this is an awesome way to celebrate a wonderful birthday milestone!! Thank you!

  104. Tara Hodge July 2, 2017 at 11:22 am

    Fabulous prizes, awesome designs, already pee-ordered my stamp and dies set. Proud to be Canadian!

  105. Diane July 2, 2017 at 11:51 am

    Thank you so much for the thought and plans that went into SCT’s Canada 150 celebration. Happy Canada Day to everyone at SCT and to all the SCT fans.

  106. Tara Watts July 2, 2017 at 11:54 am

    These were great posts – all of Canada is on my bucket list to explore!

  107. Anna Ekman July 2, 2017 at 12:44 pm

    I was fun to read all the facts! And thank you for sharing all the goodies!

  108. Angela July 2, 2017 at 1:14 pm

    What a beautiful prize to celebrate our beautiful country. We are so lucky to be able to live in such a gorgeous place. Happy Birthday Canada and welcome to all our new Canadian citizens!

  109. Lynn W July 2, 2017 at 1:27 pm

    Thank you for a day filled with great facts, trivia and images of Canada ??. FRom the east to the west and the north to south, Canada ?? certainly is one great country and we have so much to be thankful for. I am proud to be Canadian ?? not just today but everyday!!! THank you SCT to you and all of your wonderful sponsors for all you do, all year through. You are truly a wonderful Canadian company, thank you for sharing your celebrations with all of us. HAppy Birthday Canada!!!!

  110. Piroska July 2, 2017 at 1:37 pm

    Happy Birthday Canada! I’m proud to be Canadian!

  111. Kelly Malacko July 2, 2017 at 2:01 pm

    Great celebration! Thanks!

  112. Sue MacTavish July 2, 2017 at 2:41 pm

    What an amazing prize to end an amazing day! Thanks for the chance to win SCT! Happy Canada day!❤️??

  113. CatherineC July 2, 2017 at 3:03 pm

    Wow – what a prize. I have my fingers crossed. Thanks very much for a fact filled fun day

  114. Kendra July 2, 2017 at 4:46 pm

    My husband would love those coins! Congratulations to Canada on your 150! What an amazing day!

  115. Silvana July 2, 2017 at 5:00 pm

    Thanks so much SCT you’ve done it again!!!So proud to be Canadian????????

  116. Karen Horne July 2, 2017 at 7:43 pm

    Awesome prize! I’ve been hoping to get one of these quarters in my change, but I haven’t seen any yet.

  117. Sherry Stanley July 2, 2017 at 9:11 pm

    Yes we do live in the best country and we need to alway celebrate it. Thanks to SCT and Happy 150th Canada.

  118. Sandy Clinton July 2, 2017 at 9:52 pm

    The new coins, as well as the new paper money that the Canadian mint has recently put out are lovely. The $10 bill is a work of art! Great prizes for Canada’s birthday. Thanks for educating us all just a bit today!!

  119. Tammy B July 2, 2017 at 10:14 pm

    Great prizes for the end of a great day! ??❤

  120. Alison C July 2, 2017 at 10:58 pm

    Thank you Scrapbook and Cards Today magazine for a wonderful Canada celebration! Awesome information about Canada. Thanks for the chance to win great blog candy!

  121. Shelley Brenneman July 2, 2017 at 11:29 pm

    Wow, what a great tribute to Canada and those of us who live here! Thanks for the opportunity to enter the contest for a chance to win two fantastic prizes! I love that stamp and die set too…may just have to order those!

  122. LC July 3, 2017 at 1:15 am

    Thank you SCT for hosting such an amazing Canada day celebration! My Canadian pride swelled as I read each hourly post, learning new things along the way and enjoying being reminded of all the incredible people, places and things our wonderful nation has to offer. Thank you to everyone who worked on compiling the fun facts and interesting tidbits and who had a hand in making today’s celebration so special. You rock SCT and you make all us Canadian crafters so proud!

  123. Arianna Barbara July 3, 2017 at 4:56 am

    Beautiful way to celebrate this wonderful country!!!

  124. Heather P July 3, 2017 at 6:08 am

    I enjoyed every one of the postings today so much. We have so much to be grateful for and to celebrate.

  125. Tara W July 3, 2017 at 6:53 am

    Such fun facts! Some I knew, others I did not. One I didn’t know was we have an “Apology Act”! Happy Canada Day!!!!

  126. Michelle July 3, 2017 at 8:21 am

    My grandmother was from Canada, she made it back a few times for visits.Beautiful work from Creative memories, and thank you SCT!.

  127. diana July 3, 2017 at 9:33 am

    Happy 150th Canada Day from Ottawa! 🙂

  128. Mary Holshouser July 3, 2017 at 10:35 am

    Love the stamps. Even though I don’t live
    in Canada, I’ll be able to use them for my
    greeting cards. It’s been a great day.
    Happy Birthday, Canada.

  129. Elizabeth July 3, 2017 at 10:47 am

    Thanks SCT for a fun day! I’m a proud Canadian and also very proud that the best scrapbooking magazine is Canadian! And thanks too for all the fantastic prizes!

  130. Dianne July 3, 2017 at 10:53 am

    Thanks for the fun facts and great images of Canada and what it means to be Canadian. Loved it all. The beautiful coins and Creative Memories Gift pack are the extra chocolate in my s’more

  131. Heather H. July 3, 2017 at 10:57 am

    What a wonderful way to celebrate this incredible country!! Happy birthday Canada!!! I’m so proud to live in this beautiful country, I couldn’t imagine living anywhere else. Thank you SCT for sharing these wonderful posts with your Canadian fans and your international fans. I’ve enjoyed every one of them.

  132. Audrey Caotes July 3, 2017 at 4:17 pm

    Happy 150th Canada Day eh! Such an exciting time for everyone in Canada. Hope everyone was able to get out and enjoy some type of activities in their communities and hope many took awesome photos!

  133. Shelley July 3, 2017 at 6:23 pm

    Ever since Vancouver hosted the Olympics 2010, I try to collect different types of maple leaf memorabilia and add them to my layouts to reflect my Canadian roots. No matter where I have mov d and lived in this country, I’m so proud to be Canadian!

  134. Cindy P. July 3, 2017 at 7:35 pm

    Happy Canada Day !!! These hourly posts are a super creative way to honour our fabulous country and learn some fun facts. Thanks and well done SCT! Thanks for the chance to win the coin set and creative memories bundle.

  135. Mandi Holmes July 3, 2017 at 10:12 pm

    Happy Birthday. I enjoyed all the facts.

  136. Mel H July 3, 2017 at 10:18 pm

    Wow. Those coins are so pretty.

  137. Kirsty Vittetoe July 4, 2017 at 2:16 am

    Thanks for sharing all these fun posts, and thanks for the chance to win some goodies!

  138. Cindy L July 4, 2017 at 9:46 am

    So proud to be Canadian…today and everyday!

  139. Dawn Skene July 4, 2017 at 12:07 pm

    Thank you so much for all the great facts about our great country and thanks for the chance to win these great prizes!

  140. Rebecca Daly July 4, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    Happy Canada Day!!!!! I ordered my canada stamp/die set and sooooo excited to start using them!!!! My son and I had a great Canada Day with a celebration in the park, bbq, family dinner, and fireworks to end the day!!!

  141. Cheryl July 4, 2017 at 2:00 pm

    Sorry I didn’t log in that day but was busy celebrating the day with family. Wonderful prizes as usual.

  142. Linda Dube July 4, 2017 at 3:11 pm

    Absolutely lovely. Yah Canada Love all this super Canadiana. You did a super job.
    Linda

  143. Gramma Dee July 4, 2017 at 4:02 pm

    We were busy celebrating Canada Day weekend and just came here now. Will have to check out the rest of your Canada 150 posts.

  144. Beatrice Lawson July 4, 2017 at 5:31 pm

    Amazing celebration of our country. I have already pre-ordered the gorgeous stamp snd die set. Hope you have enough for all of us who want it:-)

  145. Theresa R. July 4, 2017 at 10:06 pm

    I have thoroughly enjoyed the fun facts about Canada. Makes me want to come tour and visit even more so than I did previously. You have much to be proud about!

  146. Sue Moody July 4, 2017 at 10:54 pm

    So many wonderful facts about Canada. Thanks for the fun facts and ideas. Happy Canada Day ??

  147. Molly H. July 4, 2017 at 11:54 pm

    Man, that set would be perfect to document my upcoming trip to PEI! I leave in just over a week to visit the home of LM Montgomery and cannot wait! It has been a dream of mine to visit for 30 years, I cannot wait to see the red sand, Green Gables, Tea Cup Rock, all the lighthouses, and so much more. Thank you for the chance to win.

  148. Linda F July 5, 2017 at 7:51 pm

    Wonderful celebration of Canada’s birthday. Thanks for sharing all the fun facts. Only Canadians would need an Apology Act they are so polite.

  149. Roslyn July 5, 2017 at 8:47 pm

    We all really are so lucky to be Canadian!

  150. Heather Arsenault July 5, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    Happy 150th Canada!! Love the special coin set celebrating our great country.

  151. Alma Dirpaul July 6, 2017 at 12:09 am

    I bought one of those coin sets. It is beautiful. Nice giveaway from CM, too.

  152. Gwen McCaffrey July 6, 2017 at 10:12 am

    That coin set is amazing! It was a Happy Canada Day!

  153. Kerry P July 6, 2017 at 10:20 am

    Happy Birthday to my beautiful country Canada!!! These posts have been so fun to read!!

  154. Sandy K. July 6, 2017 at 10:51 am

    All I can say is WOW! The grand prizes are incredible. It has been a real treat to celebrate Canada Day with Scrapbook and Cards Today. Thank you. Everything presented is a wonderful reminder of who and what we are. We deserve to stand proudly.

  155. Karen Rushton July 6, 2017 at 10:55 am

    What an amazing prize. Good Luck everyone

  156. Tara McCarthy July 6, 2017 at 1:53 pm

    We live in a beautiful country!

  157. Maureen E July 6, 2017 at 10:31 pm

    Thank you for the fun facts! I am proud to be Canadian! Happy 150th Canada!

  158. Kelly Karges July 6, 2017 at 11:02 pm

    You guys have the best prizes! Happy Canada Day!

  159. Lorelei B July 7, 2017 at 7:57 am

    Love all the posts!! Fantastic Job!!

  160. Kelly Tulk July 7, 2017 at 2:15 pm

    Such awesome prizes! Thank you!

  161. Bonnie Billings July 7, 2017 at 2:25 pm

    These posts have been so interesting! Thank you!

  162. Lynne Gaudet July 7, 2017 at 4:50 pm

    What a great tribute to a wonderful country!!!! SCT always does it up right!!!!!

  163. Shelley P July 7, 2017 at 5:03 pm

    I am a proud Canadian! This place is, and will, always be my home!

  164. Cara Feeney July 7, 2017 at 7:23 pm

    I love CM and the moose stamp is pretty darn cute!

  165. Jeanie L July 7, 2017 at 7:52 pm

    Happy Canada Day! I enjoyed reading all these tidbits about this beautiful country!

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