Friday, June 1, 2012

2ND ANNUAL CANADA DAY BLOG HOP SIGNUP!

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The 2nd Annual Canada Day Blog Hop!
 
Co-hosted by Chrystal (from Snowdrop Dreams of Books) Carmel (from Rabid Reads) and myself!
 
Dates:  June 28th to July 1st 2012
 
Each blog will host their own giveaway – the only rule is that it must be open to Canadian residents!
You are more then welcome to have Canada/US and International giveaways as well!

Interesting Canadian facts:
 
- At 3,855,103 square miles, Canada is the second largest country in the world, behind Russia.

- Newfoundland was the first part of Canada to be explored by Europeans. Ironically, it was the last area to become a province, in 1949.

- Canada became a country on July 1, 1867, when the British North America Act was passed by the British Parliament.

- Canada is known as the home of large animals like the moose and grizzly bear, but it is also home to about 55,000 species of insects and about 11,000 species of mites and spiders.

- Many famous authors have come from Canada, including Lucy Maud Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables), Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid's Tale), and Alice Munro (Lives of Girls and Women).

(all facts were found here)

Grab the Blog Hop button!

Canada Day Blog Hop
 
Sign ups will be open until June 24th 2012 

2 comments:

  1. I could have done without the insects fact. Eeck! ;)

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  2. I can't wait! I haven't signed up to any hop, so this is my first one :D

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