Maple magic in Bouchie Lake

Family Day was a sweet Canadian celebration in Bouchie Lake, as the Bouchie Lake Country Store hosted its third annual Festival du Sucre and National Flag Day Feb. 18.

The festival included games, a Canada flag parade and a variety of Canadian treats, including tarte au sucre, beavertails and tourtiere.

Four-year-old Riley Cartier (left) and six-year-old Liam Cartier try maple syrup on snow during the third annual Festival du Sucre and National Flag Day Monday at the Bouchie Lake Country Store. The festival included games, a Canada flag parade and a variety of Canadian treats, including tarte au sucre, beavertails and tourtiere. Lindsay Chung photo
Families gather around as Ted Traer pours maple syrup on snow during the third annual Festival du Sucre and National Flag Day Monday at the Bouchie Lake Country Store. Lindsay Chung photo
Ted Traer pours maple syrup on snow during the third annual Festival du Sucre and National Flag Day Monday at the Bouchie Lake Country Store. Lindsay Chung photo
Four-year-old Riley Cartier (left) and six-year-old Liam Cartier try maple syrup on snow during the third annual Festival du Sucre and National Flag Day Monday at the Bouchie Lake Country Store. The festival included games, a Canada flag parade and a variety of Canadian treats, including tarte au sucre, beavertails and tourtiere. Lindsay Chung photo

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