Epcot's O Canada attraction likely to be updated

Posted Monday, July 30, 2007 9:48 AM | Contributed by Jeff

The year was 1982. Pierre Trudeau was prime minister, the Jays played at Exhibition Stadium, Vancouver's False Creek was an industrial wasteland and a film called O Canada! was the star attraction of the Canada Pavilion at the new Epcot Center at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Fla. Seven years after former Canadian Tourism Commission president Jim Watson launched a campaign to have the Disney-made film updated, it seems a new version of O Canada! will debut Aug. 25 -- with help from some high-profile Canadians: Canadian Idol winner Eva Avila of Ottawa and, Disney buffs say, comedian Martin Short.

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