The move comes a little over a week after Victoria’s city council voted on June 10 to unanimously cancel its Canada Day events.
Is Victoria B.C. Cancelling Canada Day?
B.C.’s capital city has cancelled scheduled programming for Canada Day following the discovery of what are believed to be the unmarked burial sites of children’s remains near the former Kamloops Indian Residential School.
Which city is Cancelling Canada Day?
Weeks earlier, the Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc First Nation announced that as many as 215 children could be buried on the site of a former Kamloops, B.C., residential school.
Are Canada Day celebrations Cancelled?
At least 50 municipalities across the country have cancelled their Canada Day celebrations this year, according to Indigenous activist group Idle No More. There are also plans for peaceful protests in 15 communities to honour the lives lost to the Canadian state, including migrant lives.
Why are cities Cancelling Canada Day?
In the days leading up to Canada Day, Indigenous community leaders and advocates have urged people to cancel any celebrations. Instead, they are asking for the day to be one to reflect on the real history of Canada and to support Indigenous people.
Is Canada Day canceled in Vancouver?
Last year, because of COVID-19, the annual parade was cancelled. It’s not happening in 2021 either.
Is Canada Day 2021 a long weekend?
Canada Day will be on Thursday so this year you can simply take one day off to make it a four day long weekend!
List of Canadian holidays in 2021.
|Holiday||Date in 2021||Observance|
|St. Jean Baptiste Day||June 24, Thursday||QC|
|Canada Day||July 1, Thursday||National|
Does Canada Celebrate Canada Day?
O Canada! It’s time to celebrate Canada Day observed this year on Thursday, July 1. Is Canada Day like the 4th of July in the U.S.? How does Canada celebrate this national day?
Canada Day Dates.
|2023||Saturday, July 1|
|2024||Monday, July 1|