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Old 10-06-2007, 03:41   #1
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In Thunder Bay, many residents are upset that despite our local wonder leading the voting by a wide margin, the three hand-picked judges decided to ignore the people's choice, leaving the Sleeping Giant out of the top seven.

Sleeping Giant: Votes: 177,305

The Judges choice: The Canoe: Votes: 17,470

The Sibley Peninsula, or the Sleeping Giant as it's known in Thunder Bay, is a natural rock peninsula in the shape of a giant sleeping person. The rock juts into Lake Superior and forms Thunder Bay. There are many stories around this landmark. One Ojibway legend identifies the giant as Nanabijou, who turned to stone when the secret location of a rich silver mine, now known as Silver Islet, was disclosed to white men.

The CBC’s Seven Wonders of Canada
Judges' Choices for The Seven Wonders of Canada: CBC.CA - Seven Wonders of Canada

People’s Choice - Final Online Results: CBC.CA - Seven Wonders of Canada - Current Results
Thunder Bay's Sleeping Giant received the most votes (177,305)
Niagara Falls (81,818)
Bay of Fundy (67,670)
Nahanni National Park (64,920)
the Northern Lights (61,417)
the Rockies (55,630)
Cabot Trail (44,073)
The Canoe (17,470)
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