Canada Day

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)
Langley Community Chorus performs national anthem. (screenshot)
Langley Community Chorus performs national anthem. (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
Ryan’s Regards: Happy first week of July

Ryan’s Regards: Happy first week of July

Just how different are Canadians and Americans? Our national celebrations are days apart after all…

Ryan’s Regards: Happy first week of July
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
Aldergrove Legion 265 holds flag raising ahead of Canada Day

Aldergrove Legion 265 holds flag raising ahead of Canada Day

Legion will not be leading Aldergrove Parade as they have done in the past due to COVID-19

Aldergrove Legion 265 holds flag raising ahead of Canada Day
Canada’s flag. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Our View: Happy DIY Canada Day!

It’s going to be a home-based celebration for most of us

  • Jun 26, 2020
Canada’s flag. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
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)
Westcoast Harmony Chorus sings O Canada. (Screenshot)

VIDEO: O Canada sung virtually in barbershop-style by 49 performers

Westcoast Harmony Chorus has been rehearsing through Zoom since March

Westcoast Harmony Chorus sings O Canada. (Screenshot)
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)
A Rotarian installs a Canadian flag in Fort Langley. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

For a donation, Canadian flags can be assembled on Langley front lawns

Rotary Satellite Club will place full-sized flags on Canada Day, BC Day, and Labour Day this summer

A Rotarian installs a Canadian flag in Fort Langley. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Langley musician up for spot on Surrey Canada Day’s virtual concert stage

Langley musician up for spot on Surrey Canada Day’s virtual concert stage

Chosen by a panel of judges, Patrick McWilliams is now in need of Facebook likes to perform

Langley musician up for spot on Surrey Canada Day’s virtual concert stage
Aldergrove’s Canada Day parade in 2019. (Art Bandeniek/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township to celebrate Canada’s birthday virtually

Special web portal to be launched July 1 to host music, magic, games, crafts, and tours

Aldergrove’s Canada Day parade in 2019. (Art Bandeniek/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Magicians, ventrilquists, and circus acts come to Langley for Canada Day
Magicians, ventrilquists, and circus acts come to Langley for Canada Day
Langley City hosts Hello Summer and Movie in the Park in lieu of Canada Day festival. (Langley Advance Times Files).

Langley City hosts pre-Canada Day fun

Hello Summer in Douglas Park kicks off school’s out season on June 29

Langley City hosts Hello Summer and Movie in the Park in lieu of Canada Day festival. (Langley Advance Times Files).
Fort Langley celebrates Canada’s past and welcomes country’s future

Fort Langley celebrates Canada’s past and welcomes country’s future

National Historic Site swears in new citizens amid July 1 celebration

Fort Langley celebrates Canada’s past and welcomes country’s future
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)
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)