July 1 Is Canada Day

Canada Day is celebrated every year on July 1 in honor of the formation of the Canadian federal government on July 1, 1867 (the British North America Act). If it falls on a Sunday, the next day is considered a legal holiday. This holiday was called Dominion Day until 1982.

Canada Day is celebrated much like our Independence Day, with picnics, parades, festivals, and of course fireworks.

To learn more about Canada download the NIE tab “O Canada” from the NIE Institute by clicking here

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