Canada Day Celebration

Kid-Friendly Ways To Paint The Town Red On Canada Day

Joanne Sallay | Posted 06.30.2016 | Canada Parents
Joanne Sallay

Although the classrooms will be empty for two months, who says the learning has to stop? Taking advantage of holidays, celebrations and festivals presents great opportunities to reinforce teachable moments. And what better summer learning opportunity is there than the biggest birthday party in town on July 1?

15 Ways To Make A Party Of Our Home And Native Land

The Huffington Post Canada | Terri Coles | Posted 06.27.2014 | Canada Living

It’s hard to believe, but it’s nearly the Canada Day weekend: a chance to barbecue, relax, and celebrate this country’s birthday. Fourth of J...

Why I Love Canada: We Roll Up Our Sleeves

Craig and Marc Kielburger | Posted 09.01.2012 | Canada
Craig and Marc Kielburger

2012-06-26-canadaflag.png In Canada we have built a nation replete with social protections to ensure our citizens can enjoy a high quality of life. It's not perfect. Far too many still slip through the safety nets. Yet when they do, ordinary Canadians fill the gap through national and local organizations, and with their own individual efforts. For us, Hannah represents the essence of being Canadian.

Why I Love Canada: We Are More Free Than Americans

Zach Paikin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Canada
Zach Paikin

2012-06-26-canadaflag.pngI love the very philosophy that guides our society: peace, order and good government. Our constitution is wise to mention these principles as foundations of our way of life. Although the American motto of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness" explicitly mentions freedom, it is in fact the Canadian incantation that provides for real liberty.

Why I Love Canada: The Charter of Rights and Freedom

Abubakar Kasim | Posted 08.27.2012 | Canada
Abubakar Kasim

2012-06-26-canadaflag.png I have crossed oceans and travelled miles to come to Canada, not because of its weather, to watch hockey or to enjoy what Tim Horton's has to offer on its menu. Many people choose Canada to enjoy a life of liberty and freedom -- freedom of conscience and religion; freedom of thought and belief, freedom of opinion and expression; freedom of peaceful assembly; and freedom of association as guaranteed by the Charter of Rights and Freedom.

Canada Day Celebrations

Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada

CBC -- There was plenty of high-spirited fun at Canada Day celebrations at home and at similar events around the world, as Canadians gathered to celeb...

Thousands Revel In Montreal Streets On Canada Day

CBC | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Thousands of people lined Ste-Catherine street in Montreal Friday for the Canada Day parade. The parade wound through the city's downtown an...

On Canada Day, Lost Canadians Sit on the Sidelines

Don Chapman | Posted 08.31.2011 | Canada
Don Chapman

We as Canadians readily admit that everyone should be equal, but when Canadians learn about our country's ongoing discrimination in citizenship law, they seem content sitting in silence.