Canada Day

Canada Day, July 1st

On Canada Day, we celebrate our freedoms, rights and responsibilities as Canadian citizens. We remember the shared history, symbols and values that define us as Canadians. All of these things give us our identity.

  Join the celebration

Watch a special Canada Day citizenship ceremony

Citizenship Ceremony - Canada Day 2022

Watch the livestreamed in-person and virtual ceremony on Friday, July 1 at 2 p.m. Eastern time!

The ceremony includes special appearances by

Video: Welcome home to Canada – Celebrate being Canadian

Share the celebration!

Use the hashtags #MyCitizenship and #ImmigrationMatters to share your story and your Canadian pride.


  Learn how #ImmigrationMatters to Canada

Immigrant stories throughout Canada

How do immigrants enrich our communities?

Discover inspiring stories about immigrants making a difference

Canada’s immigration system

How are immigrants selected, screened and set up for success?

Find out how our immigration system works

Canada’s immigration track record

What does immigration do for our country?

Learn about the benefits of immigration

Benefits of immigration to Canadian sectors

How do immigrants contribute to fields such as sports, business and health care?

Learn about the contributions of immigrants

  Make a difference

Canada is recognized around the world for assisting those who need help. Find out how you can make a difference in the life of a refugee or newcomer!

Sponsor a refugee

Canada has a long history of welcoming refugees. Be part of this history and make a difference in a refugee’s life!

Find out how to sponsor a refugee

Welcome and help newcomers

Canada Connects is an initiative to help newcomers settle by matching them with Canadian citizens or longtime community members.

Volunteer or get help to settle in your community

  Learn more about Canada

Discover more about Canada’s culture and history!

Study, work and stay in Canada

Immigrate to a Francophone community outside Quebec

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