The Canada 150 Photo Contest winners! Posted on November 10, 2017 by Patty Bossort Congratulations! The winners of the Canada 150 contest are…. Canada 150On July 1, 2017 the country of Canada was 150 years old. We asked readers to send us a photo and statement about how they celebrated the event. Canada 150 Photo Contest WinnersFirst Place - Barb YeomansWe are Somali refugees. We settled in the West Kootenays and are celebrating our first Canada Day! We rode on a parade float in Silverton, BC. Second Place - Kongpop ApininbongkodeMy family reunites in Banff, Alberta. To remember this trip, we took a photo by the Canada 150 sign. Canada 150 Photo ContestLucia KoscovaEven though our family dog, Bentley, doesn’t look very excited trust me he enjoyed the celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday with a full dog bowl and loved it. Sae OiwaI celebrated with the bus driver, and people on the bus! When I rode the bus, all the passengers wore red clothes and the driver wore a temporary tattoo of Canada’s flag. Daisy DaiTo me, the Canadian flag represents people who are united and free. Haruhi SakakiCoca-Cola celebrates Canada’s 150th anniversary by organizing boxes of COKE into the shape of a maple leaf. I saw this at a supermarket and it reminds me that I am so fortunate to live in Canada. Sussan EmamdoustTwo elderly citizens and my husband are enjoying Canada’s 150th Birthday. Thank you...for sharing your Canada 150 experiences with The Westcoast Reader community.