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Canada Day playlist: 40 songs from coast to coast to coast

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TORONTO — Every great Canada Day party needs a Canadian playlist — and since you’re probably busy stocking up on Timbits, making poutine gravy, and putting the contents of your 2-4 on ice, we’ve put one together for you.

While not even close to being a comprehensive collection of Canadian music (what, no Justin Bieber or Nickelback?) this playlist of 40 true north tracks reflects the wealth of musical talent from coast to coast to coast.

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It starts with Newfoundland’s Great Big Sea and includes music from every province and Canada’s north (For the record, it’s based on the birthplace of each artist.)

It’s also a mix of genres and generations, so you’ll hear everything from Nova Scotia’s Stan Rogers and Ontario’s Honeymoon Suite to Alberta’s Paul Brandt and B.C.’s Carly Rae Jepsen.

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