Not sure about the whole facepainting process… Photo: John Boivin

Sunny skies, happy times at Rossland Canada Day event

Hundreds gather to celebrate our nation

You couldn’t ask for a better Canada Day.

The skies were blue but the temperatures were mild, attracting hundreds to the Rossland Museum and Discovery Centre for their annual Canada Day celebration.

From gold panning to transcendental mediation, historic displays, Canada Cake and fireworks, there was something for everyone at the celebration of the country’s 152nd birthday.

Here are some photos from the event.


Pausing from panning for riches. Photo: John Boivin

Waiting for his crepe. Photo: John Boivin

Avoiding a bubble. Photo: John Boivin

Fishing for treasure. Photo: John Boivin

Bubbles are timeless fun. Photo: John Boivin

Teaching meditation on the grass. Om Canada. Photo: John Boivin

Mayor Kathy Moore speaks with Cpl. James Splinter of the Trail RCMP. Photo: John Boivin

Panning for gold is always a crowd favourite in Rossland. Photo: John Boivin

Checking his poke. Photo: John Boivin

Mayor Kathy Moore dishes out the dessert on Canada Day. Photo: John Boivin

Cpl. James Splinter and friend. Photo: John Boivin

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