Canada Day

Planning for the City of White Rock’s 2021 Virtual Canada Day is underway, and city officials are inviting input from the community. (Gord Goble file photo)

Plans underway for White Rock’s virtual Canada Day

Community asked to weigh in on July 1 party

 

Statue of Lady Justice outside B.C. Supreme Court in New Westminster. (File photo by Tom Zytaruk)

Eight year sentence for attempt to smuggle $1.5M in meth into country on Canada Day

Judge says 49-year-old Rajkumar Subramaniam was ‘old enough to know better’

 

Over a hundred people showed up to the Resist Canada 153 rally at the Legislature on July 1. (Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Dual rallies take over Legislature lawn on Canada Day

Resist Canada 153 highlighted colonization and genocide, Unify the People called COVID a hoax

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau on July 1, 2020. (CPAC screenshot)

‘This year is unlike any other’: Trudeau delivers Canada day address

Sophie Gregoire Trudeau and the Prime Minister release video celebrating the national holiday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Sophie Gregoire Trudeau on July 1, 2020. (CPAC screenshot)
Guest are welcomed by people in Facebook shirts as they arrive at a Facebook Canadian Summit in Toronto on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Friends of Canadian Broadcasting wants the federal government to drop hosting its virtual Canada Day celebration on Facebook Inc. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Donovan
Guest are welcomed by people in Facebook shirts as they arrive at a Facebook Canadian Summit in Toronto on Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Friends of Canadian Broadcasting wants the federal government to drop hosting its virtual Canada Day celebration on Facebook Inc. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chris Donovan
(The Canadian Press)

Poll suggests many likely to find way to celebrate Canada Day despite pandemic

For 42 per cent of those polled, this Canada Day will be no different than any other

(The Canadian Press)
Greg Sturm (left) poses with native dancer Barry Albert during a Canada Day celebration, Monday, July 1, 2013 in London, Ont. Indigenous communities and leaders are sharing their Canada Day frustrations. THE CANADIAN PRESS//Dave Chidley

‘No celebrations’: Indigenous communities, leaders share Canada Day frustrations

Canada Day comes this year as Indigenous Peoples absorb reports of confrontations between the police and Aboriginal people

Greg Sturm (left) poses with native dancer Barry Albert during a Canada Day celebration, Monday, July 1, 2013 in London, Ont. Indigenous communities and leaders are sharing their Canada Day frustrations. THE CANADIAN PRESS//Dave Chidley
Summer Shen waves a Canadian flag while sporting a patriotic outfit during Canada Day celebrations in Vancouver, on July 1, 2019. The true north remains just as strong but might not feel quite as free with Canada Day celebrations being a little quieter and physically distant as people keep their guard up against COVID-19. From coast to coast to coast the usual festivities, parades and fireworks that accompany Canada Day have been cancelled in many communities this year because of COVID-19, but Canadians are still finding ways to mark the country’s birthday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Summer Shen waves a Canadian flag while sporting a patriotic outfit during Canada Day celebrations in Vancouver, on July 1, 2019. The true north remains just as strong but might not feel quite as free with Canada Day celebrations being a little quieter and physically distant as people keep their guard up against COVID-19. From coast to coast to coast the usual festivities, parades and fireworks that accompany Canada Day have been cancelled in many communities this year because of COVID-19, but Canadians are still finding ways to mark the country’s birthday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (The Canadian Press)

Premiers couldn’t agree on condemning systemic racism in declaration: Trudeau

Talk is cheap and it’s time to do things about racism, says Doug Ford

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (The Canadian Press)
Wanda Robson’s older sister Viola Desmond, the civil rights pioneer and businesswoman, is the new face of the $10 bill. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canadians fail quiz on prominent BIPOC figures in history

Only 160 of 1,000 respondents were able to pass a quiz on racialized Canadians

Wanda Robson’s older sister Viola Desmond, the civil rights pioneer and businesswoman, is the new face of the $10 bill. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Members of Westcoast Harmony Chorus sing “O Canada” in video posted to Youtube on June 23, 2020.
Members of Westcoast Harmony Chorus sing “O Canada” in video posted to Youtube on June 23, 2020.
Funk-rock band Raincity in a photo posted to facebook.com/thatbandraincity.

‘Virtual Surrey Canada Day’ an evening celebration with daytime ‘Family Hour’

Hayley Wickenheiser to host July 1 on city’s Facebook, YouTube pages

Funk-rock band Raincity in a photo posted to facebook.com/thatbandraincity.
The City of Delta will be offering a limited number of #WeLoveDelta Block Boxes to residents interested in planning physically-distanced Canada Day celebrations on their front lawns and balconies. (City of Delta photo)

Delta to celebrate Canada Day with physically-distanced block parties

Limited number of #WeLoveDelta Block Boxes available to those planning physically-distanced festivities

The City of Delta will be offering a limited number of #WeLoveDelta Block Boxes to residents interested in planning physically-distanced Canada Day celebrations on their front lawns and balconies. (City of Delta photo)
This festive family took a moment to rest in the new Canada Day Indigenous Zone. (Samantha Anderson)

PHOTOS: Cloverdale celebrates Canada Day in a big way

Festivities at Cloverdale Fairgrounds expected to be the biggest party in Western Canada

This festive family took a moment to rest in the new Canada Day Indigenous Zone. (Samantha Anderson)
Show band March Hare entertains the crowd at North Delta’s Chalmers Park on Canada Day 2017. (Gord Goble photo)

Celebrate Canada Day with carnival games, fireworks at North Delta’s Chalmers Park

Free, family-friendly festivities take place across City of Delta on Canada Day

Show band March Hare entertains the crowd at North Delta’s Chalmers Park on Canada Day 2017. (Gord Goble photo)
Councillors voted to provide funding for policing for Canada Day, with several caveats attached (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)

Victoria to fund policing for special events like Canada Day – for now

Police department had said there was not enough funding in its recently approved budget

Councillors voted to provide funding for policing for Canada Day, with several caveats attached (Nicole Crescenzi/News Staff)
The City of Surrey is bringing the rodeo to Canada Day this year, with a Rodeo Zone in the Cloverdale Agriplex. Here, country singer Brett Kissel plays the 2019 Canada Day festival. (@surreybcevents / Instagram)

Surrey’s Canada Day expected to be ‘even bigger than the last’

New features include Cloverdale Rodeo zone, sensory-friendly space and zip line

The City of Surrey is bringing the rodeo to Canada Day this year, with a Rodeo Zone in the Cloverdale Agriplex. Here, country singer Brett Kissel plays the 2019 Canada Day festival. (@surreybcevents / Instagram)
Canada Day is the largest event the City of Victoria sees (File Contributed/Ken Kelly, DVBA)

Canada Day celebrations could be downsized in Victoria due to policing costs

Victoria Police Department requests cash to cover Canada Day celebrations, other big events

Canada Day is the largest event the City of Victoria sees (File Contributed/Ken Kelly, DVBA)
(@surreybcevents / Instagram)

Surrey celebrates Canada Day

Serena Ryder, Brett Kissel, Strawberry Tea, Rides Jam and more

(@surreybcevents / Instagram)
Passengers can ride Interurban railcars at the Canada Day celebrations at Surrey’s Heritage Rail. (File)                                Passengers can ride Interurban railcars at the Canada Day celebrations at Surrey’s Heritage Rail. (File)

Surrey Heritage Rail to host Canada Day celebrations

Dedication of Frank Horne Discovery Centre to be held at Cloverdale site on June 30

Passengers can ride Interurban railcars at the Canada Day celebrations at Surrey’s Heritage Rail. (File)                                Passengers can ride Interurban railcars at the Canada Day celebrations at Surrey’s Heritage Rail. (File)