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If your only goal is to use the maximum shutter speed, it likely will choose that speed under very brightly lit conditions (I.e. Outdoors on a sunny day). Another option is to look for a scene mode in the camera such as "Action" or "Sports" and that likely would use it as well.
I have tried using manual mode, Av mode, and Tv mode but no matter what; the minimum shutter speed is always 1/30 of a sec. I'll bet you're just misreading the display. The display on most (maybe all) Canon DSLRs reads 30 for 1/30s exposure, and 30'' for 30s. 30s is the longest shutter speed setting that many cameras (including the Canon 5DmkII) will ...
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