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Canada Day

Experience Canada Day 2021 virtually

This year in deeper ways than ever before, July 1, also known as Canada Day, presents an opportunity to come together to learn about and reflect on our country’s history and culture. Canada Day has typically been one of the most visited days for our destination, and we look towards the ways in which reconciliation and more focus on Indigenous culture and lived experience can be recognized and celebrated, this year and into the future. the future.

For the second year in a row, Canada Day programming as organized by Canadian Heritage, is taking place virtually! One and all are invited to join together online to express their national pride and reflect on our country’s history and culture.

Enjoy online access to your favourite, free official Canada Day programming—including concerts, contests and even fireworks—through the Canadian Heritage website and their social channels.

Here’s how to get the most out of your Canada Day 2021, no matter where you are:

Follow @CdnHeritage for lots more surprises on social media!

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