Learn More About Canada Day
July 1st is the Canada's National Holiday, Canada Day. Formerly known as Dominion Day, this holiday celebrates the anniversary of the British North America Act, also known as the Constitution Act, enacted on July 1, 1867. The act is a major part of the Canadian Constitution, and at the time united Canada as a single country of four provinces. There are organized celebrations in and out of Canada. Many Canadians in the United States will gather to observe the holiday as well on or near this date. Here are some links so you can learn more about the holiday and the nation of Canada:
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- Here are some basics about Canada from the CIA World Factbook.
- If you wish to travel to Canada, here is some travel information about Canada, via the U.S. Department of State.
- Learn about the history of Canada Day in this series from the CBC.
- And here is the official portal page of the Canadian Government.