Photos: Raptors fans across Canada celebrate historic win

Fans of the Toronto Raptors sing a round of 'O Canada' following the Game 6 victory to win the NBA Championship against the Golden State Warriors, as the team poses for a photo.

The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions, and Canada is celebrating accordingly.

The club captured the hearts of sports fans old and new over the course of their incredible playoff run, with cities across the nation hosting watch parties for fans to come together in nervousness and, finally, celebration. We The North, and we are in this together.

From the original Jurassic Park just outside Scotiabank Arena in Toronto to cities across the country, here are some of the best photos from watch parties across Canada.

Toronto: Jurassic Park

Toronto Raptors fans react inside Jurassic Park, outside of the Scotiabank Arena, in Toronto, as they watch the Raptors defeat the Golden State Warriors in game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship, Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Nathan Denette/CP)
Toronto rapper Drake joins Raptors fans reacting inside Jurassic Park, outside of the Scotiabank Centre, in Toronto, as they watch the Raptors defeat the Golden State Warriors in game 6 of the NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship, Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Chris Young/CP)
Fan reacts in Jurassic Park as the Toronto Raptors defeat the Golden State Warriors during Game 6 NBA Finals to win the NBA Championship, in Toronto on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Nathan Denette/CP)

Vancouver

Isaac Bernard celebrates in Vancouver after the Toronto Raptors defeated the Golden State Warriors in game six in Oakland, Calif., to win the NBA basketball Championship, on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Darryl Dyck/CP)

Calgary

A Toronto Raptors fan dressed as a dinosaur reacts while watching Game 6 of the NBA finals at an outdoor viewing party in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Jeff McIntosh/CP)

Edmonton

Fans cheer as they watch the Toronto Raptors take on the Golden State Warriors during game 6 of the NBA Finals, in Edmonton on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Jason Franson/CP)

Saskatoon

Fans cheer at the JuraSask Park viewing party at the Saskatoon city hall’s civic centre as the Toronto Raptors play the Golden State Warriors for the NBA Finals game 6, Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Liam Richards/CP)

Regina

Fans take in Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Toronto Raptors and the Golden State Warriors, at a viewing party at Mosaic Stadium in Regina on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Mark Taylor/CP)

Kingston, Ont.

Toronto Raptors fans celebrate after the Raptors beat the Golden State Warriors with 114-110 in game 6 NBA Finals action to win the NBA Championship at a viewing party inside the Memorial Centre in Kingston, Ont., Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Lars Hagberg/CP)

Montreal

Toronto Raptors fans react as they watch Game 6 of the NBA finals against the Golden State Warriors at a viewing party on the streets of downtown Montreal Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Ryan Remiorz/CP)

Halifax

Toronto Raptors fans watch on the big screen as the Raptors take on the Golden State Warriors in Game 6 of the NBA championship in Halifax, N.S. on Thursday June 13, 2019. (Tim Krochak/CP)

Mount Pearl, N.L.

Toronto Raptors basketball fans watch Game 6 of the NBA Final against the Golden State Warriors at the Cineplex in Mount Pearl, N.L., on Thursday, June 13, 2019. (Paul Daly/CP)

Not all the watch parties were north of the border…

Rockford, Ill. (Hometown of Fred VanVleet)

Tony Dagenais, center, who has lived in Toronto, stands with friends as they watch the broadcast of Game 6 of basketball’s NBA Finals between the Raptors and the Golden State Warriors, Thursday, June 13, 2019, in Rockford, Ill. He currently lives in Loves Park, Ill. (Scott P. Yates/Rockford Register Star via AP)

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