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Canadians celebrate Canada Day….or not…

Unlike our neighbours to the south who will celebrate their national day on Thursday, Canadians are not especially big on waving the flag. Many would say that’s one of our saving graces. Monday in Canada Day. There will be some» 

Society

Canada Day festivities affected by heat wave

Concerts and fireworks marked the 151th anniversary of the confederation of Canada on July 1, 2018, but it was so hot in eastern Canada that some events were postponed until the heat wave ends. In Ottawa, it was one of» 

Society

Immigration celebrated by museum on Canada Day

To celebrate the 151th anniversary of the confederation of Canada, Canadians are invited to reaffirm their citizenship alongside people who will be sworn in as new Canadian citizens on July 1, 2018. The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21» 

Arts and Entertainment, Politics, Society

Canada 150: Big crowds, increased security needs, and frustration

Canada’s national celebration on July 1st in this special 150th anniversary was supposed to be a wonderful event in national capital, Ottawa. And it was, for tens of thousands of spectators and visitors some of whom travelled long distances to take» 

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Happy Birthday Canada!

Today, July 1st, is Canada’s national holiday and this year marks the country’s 149th birthday. As it’s a long weekend, many will be heading out of the cities for short vacations, perhaps to cottages or national parks and campgrounds but» 

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Happy Birthday Canada!

Today, July 1st, is Canada’s national holiday and this year marks the country’s 149th birthday. As it’s a long weekend, many will be heading out of the cities for short vacations, perhaps to cottages or national parks and campgrounds but» 

Politics, Society

July 1st, Canada’s national celebration.

Across this vast land, millions of people will be celebrating Canada Day today. Canada’s Parliament building “Centre block” with its impressive “Victory and Peace” tower illuminated by the evening fireworks display during Canada Day celebrations in 2013 © CBC Today marks»