Canada Day

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 the Canada Day daytime ceremony

Watch or attend the ceremony on Saturday, July 1 from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Eastern time! There will be a special citizenship ceremony, exciting performances by Canadian artists and more!

Attend an in-person citizenship ceremony

The citizenship ceremony is a meaningful final step in becoming a Canadian citizen. Most ceremonies across Canada are open to the public. Welcome new Canadians and reaffirm your citizenship by attending a ceremony!

Find a ceremony in your area

Check out other Canada Day 2023 events

Find other celebrations across the country

Share the celebration!

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


Learn how #ImmigrationMatters to Canada

Discover stories of immigrants enriching our communities and making a difference in our lives.

Check out the stories

Make a difference

Canada is recognized around the world for assisting those in crisis situations. Find out how you can make a difference for those who need help!

How you can help with the wildfires in Canada

Support organizations that help those affected by the wildfires.

Donate to Red Cross

Donate to United Way

How you can help with Afghanistan

Many refugees need extra help settling in Canada. Supportive communities and service provider organizations are key to helping build new lives in Canada.

How to help #WelcomeAfghans

How you can help with Ukraine

Support Ukrainians in Canada and abroad by donating to and supporting trusted organizations and initiatives.

Help Ukrainians in Canada and abroad

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!

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 our culture and history!

Study, work and stay in Canada

Immigrate to a Francophone community outside Quebec

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