Canada will throw a huge bash for its 150th birthday July 1, but that’s only the beginning of summer fun in Calgary this month. From laying down the tarp on Prince’s Island Park to daring to try some deep-fried chicken feet at the Stampede Grounds an
Canada is observing its sesquicentennial this year. Although most of the celebrations are set for July 1, you don’t have to wait until then to take pride in your Canuck heritage, and you don’t have to stop on Canada Day either. Toronto is blessed wit
For those times when your wallet needs a break, there are things to do in Toronto that don’t cost a dime. Check out these fun events that have free admission for all!
As Montreal celebrates its 375th anniversary, Canada is also celebrating its 150th! It's a double whammy, and double the occasion to celebrate.
What better way to celebrate the city’s 375th anniversary than by visiting one of our annual festivals? From the arts, to music, to laughs, this year is chock-full of exciting and entertaining activities to awaken your passion for culture, diversity,
Now that the sun's out and blazing, it's time to get outside and explore everything a Vancouver summer has to offer. While many of us will be kicking off July by celebrating our home and native land on Canada Day (it is our 150th anniversary, afteral
Oh Canada, you look great for your age! Our day of national pride on July 1st commemorates the day that united the colonies of Canada into a single Dominion in 1867. But enough with the politics, let’s party! What better way to celebrate the occasion
Summertime when you’re a kid was the best — school was out and days would be spent at camp, or in the backyard playing games. Once you’re an adult summer isn’t the non-stop freedom it once was, so it’s important to make the most of it! Plan your week
June is Pride Month in Canada, and some events have already occurred here and throughout the country – including the first ever raising of the rainbow Pride flag at Canadian Parliament in Ottawa – with still lots to come. All Vancouver events will ta
Summer is the perfect time to relax, explore the great outdoors and enjoy classic seasonal favourites. But when the mercury rises, who wants to be stuck inside slaving over a hot stove to satisfy your appetite? For those looking for summer-friendly e
Edmonton art festivals see millions of visitors over the entire season – and from July through September, everything from anime to theatre to accordion music is on offer. From Blues on Whyte to the Edmonton Folk Fest, here are 16 Edmonton festivals t
In Montreal and in its immediate vicinity, the Committee of the Quebec National Holiday in Montreal is organising a host of activities on June 23 and 24 to celebrate Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day.
This year marks a momentous birthday for Canada: the country’s 150th anniversary since Confederation. The occasion will be met with a range of year-round activities – with some of the most exciting taking place on Canada Day itself. Read on for our t
In B.C., a unique symbol appears on some literature about Canada’s 150th birthday. This plus (+) symbol is intended to acknowledge Indigenous history and the people who have lived here for much longer than 150 years. Vancouver is built on the unceded
From local showcases to international superstars, Montreal’s music festivals keep the tunes coming all summer long.
In the summer, Toronto celebrates its love of movies in the best possible ways: outside in the sun, and for free. Parks, beaches and cliffs (seriously, cliffs) are all home to free outdoor movie screenings this summer. Get there early to grab a seat,
When it comes to Canada Day celebrations, we’re all after one thing: fireworks. There’s going to be fireworks displays happening across Toronto to mark the occasion, and expect them to be bigger and better than ever for our 150th birthday.
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