Celebrate being Canadian

Canadians are proud of their citizenship. We value the rights and freedoms and accept the responsibilities that this status gives us

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Take part in our citizenship

Attend or host a citizenship ceremony, organize a reaffirmation ceremony and celebrate Canada Day and Citizenship Week

Canadian identity and society

Anthems and symbols, languages, Indigenous peoples and cultures, human rights and multiculturalism

Canada: Day 1

How newcomers made Canada their new home

Teacher’s Corner

Resources and games to teach citizenship, immigration and multiculturalism subjects

Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship

Equality of women and men, Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and defending Canada

Canada: A history of refuge

Learn more about the history of refugees in Canada

Francophone Immigration in Canada: a part of our history

How Francophone immigration contributes to Canada’s cultural richness and socioeconomic development


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