After showing me her stained glass studio and home-brew kombucha, we dashed off to pick up her son and then meet her husband at a reception for a graphic novel about exploitative mining.
Northern Lights, a free multimedia extravaganza honoring Canadian history and values. The images are projected onto the Parliament building and accompanied by bilingual narration.
It was such a pretty night.
First Nations were well represented.
The tulips were a gift from Holland for WWII service.
Next year, Canada turns 150. But don't worry if you missed Northern Lights this year. It runs through 2019!
We all left humming O Canada.