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COMMENTARY: Canada 150 is history, now what?

People take in the Canada 150 celebrations on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Saturday, July 1, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Sean Kilpatrick

The pomp and circumstance came to a head this past weekend when Canada celebrated its 150th birthday.

Are you suffering from a Canada 150 hangover? Do you have the post-150 blues?

What do we do now that the party is over and everyone’s gone home?

READ MORE: A wet but festive Canada 150 celebration on Parliament Hill

Watch below: On July 1, 2017, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Prince Charles and a multitude of celebrities helped Canadians celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday on Parliament Hill.

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Canada celebrates its 150th birthday – Jul 1, 2017

What do we look forward to, 151?

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It’s kind of like celebrating your 50th birthday.

There’s lots of hoopla, friends, lots of milestone memories for a while, but then what?

Waiting to turn 60 and to get a senior’s discount?

That’s hardly something to get you out of bed in the morning.

I guess it’s similar to the lull after the Christmas holiday.

At least with 150 there’s no weight gain or stress from a big Visa bill waiting in the wings.

Although your natural gas bill did go up as per schedule.

Watch below: Some videos from Global News’ coverage of Canada Day on July 1, 2017.

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