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irecommend Aug 27th, 2007 05:58 PM

The beauty of Canada is..........
the fact that you could go to a different place in
Canada every year for two weeks and never see the same thing twice. The diversity, the expanse, the nature, it is a great country!

cmcfong Aug 27th, 2007 06:41 PM

Gosh, irecommend you said it all. There is so much to see in Canada and as hard as I try I haven't come close to seeing it all! But I will keep on trying......

irecommend Aug 27th, 2007 07:27 PM

I have noticed what a great fan you are cmcfong!
You live in a beautiful are too!

ShelliDawn Aug 27th, 2007 08:46 PM

When I saw the the title of this post, I answered "diversity" in my head before I read any of the posts. :)

For me, diversity not only includes the geography of the country, but the cultures as well. Of course, they're highly influenced by the geography.

hdm Aug 28th, 2007 05:38 AM

Diversity for me too -- I live in Toronto which is like a global village. And while they may not be perfect, our social programs are pretty darn good. When I hear about women in the US and elsewhere getting, at maximum, a month or two off after they have a baby and I compare that to our year at almost full pay (in Ontario, at least), I can't help feeling how lucky we are.

Borealis Aug 28th, 2007 07:26 PM

Wilderness. . . . my thought was "wilderness" = untouched by humans.

There is diversity in many places, but true wilderness is becoming more and more difficult to find.

LJ Aug 29th, 2007 08:00 AM

For wilderness, you will still find all you want in Western Newfoundland (never mind Labrador!). But, then, there is downtown Montreal/Toronto/Calgary/Vancouver to contrast with that-yep, I would go with "diversity"!

Erick_L Aug 29th, 2007 10:46 AM

And all this time I thought the beauty of Canada lived across the street. :p

hdm Aug 29th, 2007 11:12 AM

Oh hi, Erick! It's me -- your across-the-street neighbour!

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