Face Mask Selfies From Across Canada
We challenged you to share a #maskie and you delivered! These face mask-wearing Canadians are doing their part to stop the spread of COVID-19—and putting smiles on our faces in the process.
During a pandemic, it’s safety first—but that doesn’t mean you can’t have a bit of fun. That’s why we love this portrait captured by Mike Lane of Saanichton, British Columbia. “We had a theme birthday party,” writes Mike. “Can you guess the theme? Yes, pink flamingos!”
Three’s a Crowd
Check out this coordinating pre-walk snapshot shared by Russ Hayes of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Is there anything more adorable than a pup in a mask? We don’t think so.
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“You may not recognize me, but you’ll know I’m Canadian!” writes Cat Taylor of Calgary. There’s certainly no disguising that warm smile behind the iconic red-and-black buffalo plaid. Thanks for sharing this patriotic maskie, Cat!
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Gone Are the Dark Clouds
Our day just got a lot more cheerful with this great maskie taken by Laura Deeves of Athens, Ontario, who writes “It’s going to be a bright, bright sunshiny day!”
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Fun with Statues
This lawn ornament is sure to get some double takes! Robbie Gorr of Petawawa, Ontario made sure that “Poseidon, God of Rural Suburbia” was compliant with COVID-19 health guidelines.
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Family Gathering (At a Distance)
What a wonderful reunion (and scenery)! Sharon Peters of Three Hills, Alberta shares a sweet homecoming moment. “I took this photo of five of our grandchildren at a recent family gathering. We have enjoyed getting together after months of having very little face-to-face contact,” Sharon writes.
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Day at the Park
Sun protection? Check. Virus protection? Check. Scarborough, Ontario’s Alan Cheng is all prepared for a walk in the city park. See more of Alan’s outdoor adventures in this gallery of gorgeous garden photography.
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Calgary’s Maria Powell has inspired us to level up our mask style! This bold dragon-scale print is seriously eye-catching and perfect for adding a pop of colour to any outfit.
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Check out this spectacular landscape captured by Lynn Mabley of Hinton, Alberta from the Columbia Icefield Skywalk. This unique Jasper attraction features a glass-floored observation platform for a breathtaking experience of the surrounding mountain peaks and glacier-formed valleys.
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Paula Brown of Ottawa captures Dave sporting his new cloth mask. “I caught him off guard!”
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