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Canada Day in St. Anthony

Kids with their stylized bike flair for Canada’s 150th birthday wait around while judges at the Polar Centre decide who will win the annual bike decorating contest in St. Anthony. For the contests, the kids were divided by ages 6-10 and 5 and under.
Kids with their stylized bike flair for Canada’s 150th birthday wait around while judges at the Polar Centre decide who will win the annual bike decorating contest in St. Anthony. For the contests, the kids were divided by ages 6-10 and 5 and under.

ST. ANTHONY, NL - St. Anthony residents were excited to take part in festivities for Canada’s 150th birthday this morning. 

Coun. Krista Howell speaks to the ready-to-ride children and their parents before raising the Canadian flag at the municipal building in St. Anthony. Howell led the crowd in a rendition of “O Canada."

Among the events were a flag raising and a bike-decorating contest.

Christopher Patey, 7, and Kayden Clarke, 6, show off their Canada Day-themed bikes at the Polar Centre in St. Anthony. They both worked hard designing and crafting their unique bicycles.
Rachel Curtis, 7, shows off her red and white bike at the flag-raising event outside the municipal building in St. Anthony. She has taken part in with the event ever since she was old enough to get on a bike.
St. Anthony parents and their kids trek along North Streeet towards the Polar Centre for the annual Canada Day bike-decorating contest.
Eighteen-month-old Raegan Andrews rides in her balloon-and-ribbon-decorated Canada Day car for the flag-raising ceremony in St. Anthony. Her mother Chantelle Andrews steered the car with a remote controller.

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