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Paddlers wait to descend the locks at Hartwells Lockstation during Lock & Paddle 2024 on the Rideau Canal in Ottawa, on Saturday, July 20, 2024. A flotilla of canoes and kayaks descended and ascended the locks to celebrate Parks Day on the Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage site. (Justin Tang/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A little after dinner trip for ice cream turned into an adventure. The South Lancaster Wharf was the perfect spot to enjoy the ending to a perfect summer day! (Kelty Grant/CTV Viewer)
<b>The team</b><br><br> The 2024 Paris Games are here and Canada is sending 316 athletes.<br><br> Of those, 142 have already competed at the Olympics, and 38 have won a medal already. <br><br>

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