Canada Day

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

 

(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)
The lion dance featured a number of impressive feats, including this table portion. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)

VIDEO AND STORY: Prince Rupert celebrations headlined with First Nations and Chinese collaboration

Chinese lion dancing and First Nations drumming delight the Canada Day crowd at Mariners Park

The lion dance featured a number of impressive feats, including this table portion. (Alex Kurial / The Northern View)
The Prince Rupert community celebrated Canada Day 2019 in style at Mariners Park. (Dana Cocullo / The Northern View)

PHOTO GALLERY: Prince Rupert celebrates Canada Day 2019

It was a jam-packed day at Mariners Park, full of music, dancing and play

The Prince Rupert community celebrated Canada Day 2019 in style at Mariners Park. (Dana Cocullo / The Northern View)
Canada Day at Mariners Park. (Shannon Lough photo)

Canada Day at Mariners Park offers something for everyone

Dancing, costumes, kid’s games and fireworks all part of the lineup for Canada’s birthday

Canada Day at Mariners Park. (Shannon Lough 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)
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)
Amylia Wong, 2, run among flags during the 2018 Canada Day celebrations at Mariners Park. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)

Highlights from Canada Day 2018 on the North Coast

Photos from July 1st celebrations at Mariner’s Memorial Park

Amylia Wong, 2, run among flags during the 2018 Canada Day celebrations at Mariners Park. (Matthew Allen / The Northern View)
Prince Rupert residents were treated to a spectacular firework show on Saturday evening for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. Matthew Allen photo                                Prince Rupert residents were treated to a spectacular firework show on Saturday evening for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. Matthew Allen photo

UPDATE: Canada Day fireworks bigger than ever

Ready, aim, fireworks! This year $10,000 was spent for the evening Canada Day show in Prince Rupert

  • Jul 1, 2017
Prince Rupert residents were treated to a spectacular firework show on Saturday evening for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. Matthew Allen photo                                Prince Rupert residents were treated to a spectacular firework show on Saturday evening for Canada’s 150th birthday celebration. Matthew Allen photo