Canada Day events, festivals, fireworks news about celebrations this weekend as Canadians celebrate Canada's Birthday. Get the up-to-date information here, or check the Canada Day Celebrations by province, where a variety of events are listed in major Canadian cities and rural communities from coast to coast.
Canada Day Food Fests, BBQ's and Parties
Where to dine out and party on Canada Day. Check the possibilities at these locations. Canada Day Block Party at Waldorf Hotel in Vancouver or the Dockside Restaurant Canada Day buffet. In Toronto you can experience see the fireworks like never before!! Enjoy a leisurely paddle to the beautiful Toronto Islands in a heritage freighter canoe, a replica of those used by early Canadian settlers. Book culinary adventure and a Canada Day paddle to the Toronto Islands. If you stay close to home or are at the cottage check thiser favourite cottage country menu for ideas, or check out the offerings by the Food Network Regional Canada Day Dishes Dishes.
Canada Day tourney draws cream of the crop
Some of the most talented young baseball players on the Prairies will be in Brandon to compete in the annual UCT Canada Day Classic, a veritable smorgasbord of baseball featuring 25 teams from Manitoba and Saskatchewan playing a total of 50 games, starting this evening.
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Canadian Desserts for Canada Day
What is your favourite all Canada dessert? Are you planning something different this Canada Day? The Globe and Mail talks about "grunts, buckles, rolls, puddings, squares, ices................. This Canada Day, bring your patriotism to the dessert platter by tucking into these Canadian classics." See A sweet heritage moment: Authentic Canadian desserts.
Canada Day events by the bay - all day
A wide variety of free, family-friendly activities and attractions are planned for White Rock's annual Canada Day By the Bay event on Sunday, July 1. The day ...See complet story Canada Day by the bay
This Canada Day TD Friends of the Environment Foundation celebrates new Canadians
TORONTO, June 2012. In celebration of Canada Day, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF) took part in a national survey that has revealed that 85 per cent of new Canadians believe being environmentally responsible is part of being Canadian. Survey results also found that newcomers to Canada are environmentally conscious and place a strong value on the environment. See Complete Story In Celebration of Canada Day
Canada Day 2012: O Canada hard to sing?
Toronto Star - A British study of “singalong-ability” of national anthems has given O Canada a mere 31.53 per cent rating, lower than the songs of France, Wales. Australia and just ahead of the notoriously difficult “Star-Spangled Banner.” See complete story on Canada National Anthem
Celebrate Canada, eh
There's more to Canada Day than eating birthday cake and watching fireworks. Free concerts, family festivals, parades and art exhibits are planned in many cities. Of particular note this year are the Canada Day events commemorating the 200th anniversary of the start of the War of 1812. If you are looking for places to party, here are some suggestions: See Complete Story on Canada Day suggestions
Ottawa Canada's Capital For Canada Day
Canadians will pay tribute to War of 1812 heritage and are invited to attend to attend the Peace Tower carillon concert at 9:00 a.m., the traditional flag-raising ceremony at 9:30 a.m., and the Changing of the Guard at 10:00 p.m. The noon and evening shows features Canadian musical artists and evening Canada Day Fireworks. Book your Ottawa hotels early. Check Canada Day Long Weekend for links to more events. See more from Canada Day News release.
War of 1812 Canada Day Weekend Events
This year there will be many celebrations or commemorations in support of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. t
The continuing British-Canada alliance, and the results of cross border territory established with our United States neighbours is a story of endurance and hope. This year of celebration in Canada gives one a sense of pride as Canadians and our ability to celebrate the beginning of our Country. See up-to-date events on the War of 1812 in Canada
Canadian Provinces listed below will be celebrating with fireworks, cake, and music festivals all weekend:
Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, British Columbia, New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Northwest Territories, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon