North Hill Shopping Centre broke a Guinness World Record for the largest cowboy hat mosaic, with 2,036 hats included, in Calgary, Alta., on Sunday, July 17, 2016. The previous record was set in Germany in 2011 with 1,861 hats, and all sales from these cowboy hats went to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Canada. Elizabeth Cameron/Postmedia
We recently came across a gorgeous historical royal print. Here's the information we found on it on The Intrepid. "When war was looming overhead in 1939, King George VI and Queen Elizabeth toured Canada by train to improve relations. The trip was a huge success. Thousands of Canadians came out to cheer, and hopefully catch a glimpse of the royal couple. This image, which was recently discovered, was taken by official CN Railway photographer William H. Robinson at Jasper Park Lodge in…
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip greeting RCMP officers while on a trip to Canda, October 1957. Via Chronically Vintage: Exploring the Library and Archives Canada on Flickr. #vintage #Canada #1950s #Royal_Family
Queen Elizabeth II watches as a dance of welcome is performed in her honour after opening the #Calgary #Stampede on July 5, 1973 (The Canadian Press) | #QEII #Canada #aboriginals #firstnations #indigenous #Alberta
Queen Elizabeth’s Canadian Maple Leaf Brooch was a present from George VI to his wife ahead of their 1939 tour of Canada. The Queen Mother treasured the brooch until her death in 2002, whereupon it passed to the Queen. She, in turn, lent it to the Canada-bound Duchess of Cambridge last summer for her first royal tour.