National Canada Day 2017

Reason to celebrate: July 1, 2017 is National Canada Day.

Canada Day

Canada Day marks the Birthday of Canada, while not your day the country was ‘born’. This is actually the day the British The United States Act produced the Canadian Authorities in 1867 – the act also mentioned that Canada could be a completely independent Dominion of England out of this day let's start.

Study done on Canada Day in Ottawa finds (surprise!) that people love Canada ...
Study done on Canada Day in Ottawa finds (surprise!) that people love Canada ...

Nearly nine in 10 respondents to the survey – 86 per cent – said they were "satisfied" with Canada Day festivities in 2015. The department commissioned the $30,000 survey to measure audience satisfaction of Canada Day programming, “as well as create ...

Timmins Canada Day festivities may be moved to Gillies Lake
Timmins Canada Day festivities may be moved to Gillies Lake

It is likely that the Timmins Canada Day celebrations will be moving back to the Gillies Lake Conservation Area. That's the result of a consensus vote taken by Timmins city council this week after Mayor Steve Black revealed that organizers at the city ...

OPP constable charged with assault in Canada Day incident
OPP constable charged with assault in Canada Day incident

An Ontario Provincial Police officer has been charged with assault related to a Canada Day incident that left a 19-year-old Oshawa man with a concussion. The Special Investigations Unit, the province's police watchdog, charged OPP Const. Scott Hearnden ...

3 things Ottawa Tourism wants for Canada's capital by 2017
3 things Ottawa Tourism wants for Canada's capital by 2017

... in the National Capital Commission, according to Brown. The NCC controls assets used for the events and the Canadian Heritage department's specialty in commemorative national events doesn't align with Winterlude and Canada Day festivities, he said.

Organizers aiming to unveil all-wheels facility on Canada Day
Organizers aiming to unveil all-wheels facility on Canada Day

Skate Stratford chair Bruce Whitaker stands this week on the Shakespeare Park site of a new all-wheels park slated to be unveiled on Canada Day in Stratford. SCOTT WISHART/The Beacon Herald ...

No secret hearings in terror case: B.C. judge
No secret hearings in terror case: B.C. judge

John Nuttall and Amanda Korody were found guilty for plotting to blow up the B.C. legislature on Canada Day 2013, but the convictions have been put on hold while their lawyers argue the pair was entrapped by police in an undercover sting. The Canadian ...

Canada ranks as second-best country in the world
Canada ranks as second-best country in the world

A young girl holds a flag during the annual Canada Day parade in Montreal, Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (CP). Our home and native land just ranked as the second-best country on the planet according to a new study. Commissioned by brand and strategy firm ...

July 1, 2017 is also Second Half of the Year Day