Canada Day

June 27th, 2014 by Abhi Saini

Canada Day celebrates the passage of the Constitution Act on July 1st, 1867.

Then known as the British North America Act, the legislation united four provinces – Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Province of Canada (now Ontario and Quebec) – to form the Dominion of Canada. The anniversary of this event was first celebrated on July 1st, 1879 as Dominion Day.

Here are few interesting milestones that help commemorate Canada’s journey as a nation:

Many events will be held to celebrate Canada Day across the country. Visit your city or town’s website for more information on local events and celebrations.

 

Read some of our past Canada Day blogs:

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