This certainly has been a year of celebration throughout the nation — especially in the nation’s capital. You’re invited to a signature Canada 150 event in Ottawa. It’s called MosaïCanada150. It’s a spectacular horticultural celebration of mosaiculture and a tribute to 150 years of Confederation. Panoramic Properties wants to help you get everything you can from this unique event.
This incredible cultural and horticultural event unites all 10 provinces, 3 territories, and the First Nations of Québec and Labrador. It all takes place at Parc Jacques-Cartier (285 Laurier St, Gatineau), about 20 minutes from Baseline Court (1785-1815 Baseline Road, Ottawa). It’s on now, but don’t wait, this free event ends on October 15th, 2017. You can avoid the lines and book your personal guided tour for only $10.
There are 33 masterful works, along a one kilometre path that will take you through 5 distinct, historical sectors:
A Ticket for Canada!
The sheer size of Canada meant that to truly unite the nation, “bonds of steel as well as of sentiment were needed to hold the new Confederation together. Without railways there would be and could be no Canada”, historian George Stanley wrote in his book, The Canadians. Take in this artful tribute to the railway that tied the country together.
A Ride Across Canada
See the country through works of art from all provinces and territories. You’ll be transported through the kaleidoscope of culture that creates an image of Canada and all its rich diversity.
A Trip to China
Shanghai and Beijing join the celebration of Confederation to show their friendship with Canada. The works are aimed at wishing the Canadian people fortune, happiness and prosperity.
A Journey Through Time
This path it illuminated with memories and souvenirs from the both the light and dark sides of our shared history.
A Journey into the Imagination of the First Nations!
The history of the First Nations goes back much farther than 150 years. Come see and celebrate the images and legends that have lasted through the millennia.