The cool finalists of Canada

The cool finalists of Canada

  • Posted on: October 31, 2012
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Coming from the tropical rain season in the Philippines, it’s time to cool down a bit, so let’s have a look at the finalists of Canada. Surprise: it’s cooler than expected! We have a winner photo with a lot of snow, and five out of ten of the Canadian finalists show bridges.

The Canadian Register of Historic Places counts almost 12,000 heritage monuments, of which more than 8,000 were listed in Wikipedia. As a result, 5668 images have been uploaded to Wikimedia Commons and Flickr. Flickr? Yes, Canada created its own group pool for Wiki Loves Monuments and transferred the images to Commons. Of all 395 contest participants, one of the Flickr users was lucky enough to win the first prize.

Congratulations to Canada – let the winter come!

1st place: Chapelle Notre Dame de Bonsecours, Vieux port, Montréal by      Jazmin Million

1st place: Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours Chapel – Marguerite-Bourgeoys Museum, Montréal, by Jazmin Million

2nd place:  Pont de Québec, Boulevard Laurier, by Canonnica

2nd place: Québec Bridge National Historic Site of Canada Quebec, by Canonnica

3rd place: The Rideau Canal at sunset in Ottawa Ontario, by Gregvgregv

3rd place: The bank street bridge over the rideau canal, Ottawa, Ontario, by Gregvgregv

4th place: Freeport Bridge crossing the Grand River, Kitchener, by      Ian Furst

4th place: Freeport Bridge, Kitchener, Ontario, by Ian Furst

5th place:  A view of the Clock Tower in the Old Port of Montréal at sunrise, by Michael Vesia

5th place: Clock Tower, Montreal, Quebec, by Michael Vesia

6th place: Halifax Public Gardens National Historic Site of Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, by Markj

6th place: Halifax Public Gardens National Historic Site of Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, by Markjt

7th place, Old Skeena Bridge, Terrace, British Columbia. by www.chasehamilton.ca

7th place, Old Skeena Bridge, Terrace, British Columbia. by Chasehamilton2012

7th place, Former Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, by Murckraker

8th place, Former Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, by Murckraker

9th place. Cabot Tower, St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, by William Zimmerly

9th place. Cabot Tower, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, by William Zimmerly

10th place, Orpheum Theatre National Historic Site of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, by MichaelThoeny

10th place, Orpheum Theatre National Historic Site of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, by MichaelThoeny

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Elke was member of the international team in 2012. More information available here: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Commons:Wiki_Loves_Monuments_2012/Who%27s_who