Canada Pavilion in Epcot


Part of the Walt Disney World Resort, the Canadian Pavilion features all the national symbols in full effect, it is is a fountain of Canadiana. Originally conceived as a partnership between the Walt Disney corporation and the Canadian government. “The company wanted the Federal government to fund the cost of building the attraction, in return the government would have input into the design and layout. The Canadian government was concerned about the stereotype of Canada that Disney wanted (i.e., lumberjacks). Funding was refused, and Disney threatened to pull the exhibit”…but did not, using the pavilion as a stage for their Pocahontas and Brother Bear characters.

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