The Week in Pictures: Crazy Hat for Kate, July 4th Grilling Recipes, and More

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Hats hitting the runway in Canada to honor a visit by Will and Kate include this wacky one, demonstrating a duck covered with tar from a toxic lake.

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Tar and Feathers

Design and Architecture writer Lloyd Alter says: Will and Kate are visiting Canada and Environmental Defence is hitting the runways with a series of hats that describe Canada today, a very different place from when Chuck and Di visited 20 years ago.

My favourite is Tar and Feathers, "To mark the day Canada achieved infamy when a flock of ducks mistook a massive toxic lake in the tar sands for a good place to land."

Read the full story: Hats For Kate Demonstrate The Best of Canada Today

Photo: Environmental Defence

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