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This is What Love Looks Like Across Canada

Love really is all around! Whether it's a kiss between sweethearts, or a cuddle with the family pooch, this heartwarming gallery celebrates love in its various forms.

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Brothers at hockey practicePhoto: Tammy Green

Brotherly love

Tammy Green of Harrington Harbour, Quebec was on hand to snap a photo of this priceless moment between her grandsons at the ice rink. “This little guy came to watch his big brother practice hockey,” she writes. “I think big brother was happy to see him.” Judging by those precious smiles, we think so, too!

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Heart-shaped cloudPhoto: Lynn Mabley

Signs in the sky

Love is everywhere if you simply stop for a moment to take a look around, like Lynn Mabley of Hinton, Alberta did last May. “I was enjoying the beautiful sunny day and quickly snapped a picture of this heart-shaped cloud before it disappeared,” she writes.

Get inspired by the great outdoors with this gallery of stunning photos taken in the garden.

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Two girls walking in a snowy woodsPhoto: Paula Brown

Sisters forever

Is there a stronger bond than that of siblings? Paula Brown took this sweet photo of her granddaughters enjoying a snowy walk in the woods. “It’s so heart-warming to see them together,” she writes.

Take a look at these photos that will make you fall in love with the Canadian winter.

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Dog and kissing boothPhoto: Kelly Roy

Kissing booth

“Best 25 cents ever spent!” says Kelly Roy of Cobourg, Ontario. “Nothing like the love of your sidekick.” We totally agree—who could resist smooches from our furry best friends?

Here, 30 Canadians reveal what they’re most thankful for.

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Bridge at sunset in SarniaPhoto: Sean Donnelly

Hometown spirit

Sean Donnelly of Sarnia, Ontario truly captured the beauty of the Blue Water Bridge on the St. Clair River complete with a stunning sunset in the background. What’s your favourite hometown landmark?

Don’t miss this breathtaking gallery of beautiful bridges across Canada.

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Mother duck and ducklingsPhoto: Kayla Cuddy

Ducks crossing

“Nothing shows love more than a mother mallard showing her precious ducklings the way to the pond,” says Kayla Cuddy of Arden, Ontario, who captured this precious picture.

Check out this gallery showcasing motherly love in the wild.

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Painting of heartPhoto: Sharla Evans

Ode to love

This bold and colourful interpretation of love by nine-year-old artist Nova Evans is worthy of a gallery exhibition! Thanks to Sharla Evans of Stanstead, Quebec for sharing the lovely piece.

On the lookout for some arts and crafts inspiration? Check out this gallery of creative Canadian handicrafts.

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Sunflowers in yardPhoto: Linda Sweeney

Sunflowers and sunshine

“Who doesn’t love sunflowers?” writes Linda Sweeney of Miramichi, New Brunswick, who stumbled across this cheerful arrangement during a walk in her neighbour’s yard. The golden hue is enough to brighten anyone’s day!

Here’s more eye-catching flower photography from across the country.

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Two horses in a snowy fieldPhoto: Isabella Marozzo

Horse hug

Isabella Marozzo of Norland, Ontario was driving when she noticed these horses in a field. Struck by their displays of affection, she pulled over and took this spectacular photo. What a fantastic shot!

Here’s what it’s like photographing the wild horses of Alberta.

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Kids hugging on a benchPhoto: Olivia Lane

Inseparable

Olivia Lane of Cobourg, Ontario sent in this heartwarming moment in the park—a good reminder to embrace our loved ones when we can safely do so again.

Check out more adorable photos of Canadian kids enjoying the great outdoors.

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Silhouette of a girl and horse at sunsetPhoto: Evan Lane

A tender touch

“We love every moment spent with horses,” writes Evan Lane of Cobourg, Ontario. And we love the use of silhouettes in this photo!

Don’t miss these pro tips for taking stunning silhouette photography.

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Couple kissing in front of two parrotsPhoto: Melanie Corbin

Lovebirds

What a milestone! Melanie Corbin of Plaster Rock, New Brunswick shares this holiday snapshot of her and her sweetheart celebrating 20 years together. Here’s to many more years to come!

Take a peek at this gallery of gorgeous bird photography.

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Mother and son hugging before weddingPhoto: Dan Wever

Wedding day

“Love is spending that cherished time in the hotel room with your son before he gets married! This is a picture of my wife, Vivian, just after she gave our son a keepsake necklace she held for years for this occasion. This is just what memories are made of!” writes Dan Wever of Grande Prairie, Alberta.

Looking for more uplifting content? Check out this gallery of joyful photos from across Canada.

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Four generations of a family sitting togetherPhoto: Norma Keith

Generations of love

How often do you get four generations altogether in one room? Norma Keith of Baltimore, Ontario sent in this touching photo of the occasion. This one belongs in a frame!

You’ll find more of Norma’s photography in this gallery of gorgeous rainbows across Canada.

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Cow and kitten on a farmPhoto: Paul Barber

Friends at the farm

Paul Barber from Brantford, Ontario captured this absolutely adorable moment in the barn. Judging by their total ease with each other, we can tell that these two are BFFs!

These photos of funny farm animals are sure to make you smile.

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A bride and her father walk down the aislePhoto: Susan Muehmer

Down the aisle

Here’s comes the bride! Susan Muehmer of Delaware, Ontario captured the momentous occasion of this father walking the glowing bride down the aisle. Congratulations!

For more of Susan’s stunning snaps, check out this gallery of travel photography that’s sure to ignite your wanderlust.

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Grandpa meeting new grandchildPhoto: Urte-Heidi Sanita

Nice to meet you!

What’s more exciting than a new addition to the family? Here, a grandfather welcomes his new grandchild with a big smile. Thanks to Heidi Sanita of Pickering, Ontario for getting this adorable introduction on camera.

From lookalike bunnies to newborn identical twins, these 10 photos will have you seeing double.

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"Bob Loves Erika" written in the sand on Tofino BeachPhoto: Erika Foley

Written in the sand

The great thing about love is that there’s no limit to how it can be expressed, and this sweet message at Tofino Beach put a huge grin on our faces. Thanks to Erika Foley of Wainwright, Alberta for submitting this photo!

This random act of small town kindness will warm your heart.

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A black and white photo of a pregnant stomachPhoto: Ann Lane

A mother’s love

This beautiful portrait taken by Ann Lane of Cobourg, Ontario is sure to be cherished for years to come.

If you enjoyed this gallery of love photography, you won’t want to miss this photographic tribute to the cutest pets across Canada.

Originally Published on ourcanada.ca