Canada Day is celebrated July 1. Sites listed in this section include on its history, cultural significance, and celebrations. Sites may also provide information for parents and teachers, such as suggested family activities and lesson plans. Sites especially for children are listed in http:--The Directory.org-Kids_and_Teens-People_and_Society-Holidays_and_Celebrations-. Canada Day Holidays Society.
Canada Day ( French: Fête du Canada ) is the national day of Canada. A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867 (then called the British North America Act, 1867 ), which united the three separate colonies of the Province of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick into a single Dominion within the British Empire called Canada. (wikipedia)
- Wikipedia: Canada Day is the national day of Canada. A federal statutory holiday, it celebrates the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the Constitution Act, 1867, which united the three separate colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick into a single Dominion within the British Empire called Canada. Originally called Dominion Day, the holiday was renamed in 1982, the year the Canada Act was passed. Canada Day celebrations take place throughout the country, as well as in various locations around the world, attended by Canadians living abroad.
- Anthems and nationalistic songs of Canada - Patriotic music in Canada dates back over 200 years as a distinct category from British or French patriotism, preceding the first legal steps to independence by over 50 years. The earliest, "The Bold Canadian", was written in 1812.
- National Flag of Canada Day - National Flag of Canada Day, commonly shortened to Flag Day, is observed annually on February 15 to commemorate the inauguration of the Flag of Canada on that date in 1965. The day is marked by flying the flag, occasional public ceremonies, and educational programs in schools.
- Public holidays in Canada - Public holidays in Canada, known as statutory holidays, stat holidays, or simply stats, consist of a variety of cultural, nationalistic, and religious holidays that are legislated in Canada at the federal or provincial and territorial levels.
- Canada 150 - The Canada 150 tulip, also known as the Maple Leaf tulip, is the official tulip of the 150th anniversary of Canada and was unveiled May 9, 2016, in Commissioners Park. The tulip was selectively bred with an elegant white flower and red flames, which resembles the flag of Canada.
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- Printable DLTK's Canada Day Crafts for Kids www
Printable template for children's Canada Day crafts suitable for preschool, Canada Day Crafts for Kids, kindergarten and gradeschool kids. DLTK's Canada Day Crafts for Kids.
- Canada Canada Day in Sooke, BC A Yearly Celebration! www
Canada Day is celebrated July 1 every year, Day in Sooke, BC A Yearly Celebration!, and gives all Canadians an opportunity to show pride in their country. Canada Day in Sooke, BC A Yearly Celebration!.
- The Celebrate Canada www
The Canadian government invites all Canadians to celebrate from June 21 to July 1 every year. Canada. Site by Heritage Celebrate Canada.
- An Canada Day Poster Challenge www
An activity guide for educators, Day Poster Challenge, community groups, and others who will encourage young Canadians to explore what makes Canada "the place to be in the 21st century." Canada Day Poster Challenge.
- Historical The Shingwauk Project www
Historical photos and documents of the Shingwauk Indian Residential School, Shingwauk Project, with information about the Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association. The Shingwauk Project.
- A Origins of the name, Canada www
A passage from the Canadian Encyclopedia describes the origins of the name, the name, Canada, "Canada". Origins of the name, Canada.
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