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.
How to celebrate Canada Day
Join the celebration
Watch a special Canada Day citizenship ceremony
Watch the livestreamed in-person and virtual ceremony on Friday, July 1 at 2 p.m. Eastern time!
The ceremony includes special appearances by
- The Honourable Sean Fraser, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
- Judge Joan Mahoney
- Judge Rania Sfeir
- Elder Geri Musqua-LeBlanc
- Daniel Bernhard, Chief Executive Officer of the Institute for Canadian Citizenship and host of the ceremony
- The Halifax Multicultural Drummers (The Malaria Warriors)
- Halifax Gay Men’s Chorus
- Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax
Check out other Canada Day 2022 events
Celebrate being Canadian
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?
Canada’s immigration track record
What does immigration do for our country?
Benefits of immigration to Canadian sectors
How do immigrants contribute to fields such as sports, business and health care?
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!
How you can help with Afghanistan
For more information, learn more about what Canada has done to #WelcomeAfghans.
How you can help with Ukraine
For more information, learn more about
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!
Welcome and help newcomers
Canada Connects is an initiative to help newcomers settle by matching them with Canadian citizens or longtime community members.
Learn more about Canada
Discover more about Canada’s culture and history!
Learn about Canadian identity and symbols
Get a better understanding of Canadian identity, history, culture and symbols
Learn about Indigenous peoples
Immigrate to a Francophone community outside Quebec
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