Canada Day Holiday Canada

Information About Canada Day Holiday:
Canada Day is celebrated on July 1st every year. If it falls on a Sunday, the next day is considered a legal holiday. Canada Day is a statutory holiday throughout Canada.

Canada Day was established by statute in 1879, under the name Dominion Day. It is a commemoration of the day in 1867 that the first colonies of British North America entered Confederation as the Dominion of Canada. Other names used in the past for Canada Day include: First of July, July the First, Confederation Day, and Dominion Day. On October 27, 1982, July 1st, then known as "Dominion Day", was decreed by Parliament to be known as "Canada Day".

Canada Day is celebrated with barbeques, parades, music, and of course fireworks in the evening in most of the cities especially in Ottawa with thousands Canadian flags and Canadians singing Oh Canada. To hear Oh Canada and to learn more about Canada visit Canada Web Site.

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