Canada Day, Kitimat, BC, July 1, 2016

Robin Rowland 

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Two women dressed as suffragettes hold a Canadian flag during the Canada Day parade in Kitimat, July 1, 2016. The theme for the parade marked one hundred years of the woman’s vote in Canada. (Robin Rowland)

 

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The parade began in heavy rain. (Robin Rowland)

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Mayor Phil Germuth wields water guns during the parade. Everyone was soaked anyway in the pouring rain. (Robin Rowland)

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A cartoon by Kitimat resident Gerry Hummel celebrates the suffrage movement in Canada. (Robin Rowland)

 

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Another float also celebrates women’s suffrage. (Robin Rowland)

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A woman marcher also celebrates women’s suffrage. (Robin Rowland)

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The Spirit of Kitlope Dancers. (Robin Rowland)

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Councillor Rob Goffinet marches in the parade. (Robin Rowland)

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A small boy with Canadian flags rides a pony. (Robin Rowland)

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The Unifor float. (Robin Rowland)

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A boy in a soapbox race car. (Robin Rowland)

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A large float urging approval of the LNG Canada project represents an LNG tanker. (Robin Rowland)

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The District of Kitimat and Mayor Phil Germuth honoured former Kitimat Daily editor Walter McFarlane for his 10 years of service to the region as a journalist. (Robin Rowland)

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Phil Germuth granted former mayor Joanne Monaghan with the Freedom of the District of Kitmat. (Robin Rowland)

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