Events, celebrations and commemorations

Show your pride for this amazing country by participating in our many events and celebrations and in commemorating important moments and people in Canadian history.

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Major events and celebrations

Show your pride for Canada by participating in one of these major events and celebrations.

Commemorations

Learn more about initiatives of national significance that commemorate important aspects of Canada's history and celebrate their anniversaries.

Experience Canada's capital

Experience Canada's capital through year-round activities, attractions and events in the region such as Canada Day and Winterlude.

Funding

Get funding in support of national celebrations, commemorative events and anniversaries.

Protocol for events and ceremonies

Learn the protocol for special events and ceremonies in Canada, including honours and salutes, dress, and styles of address.

Features

Fortissimo 2017

The 21st annual Fortissimo event held on Parliament Hill in Ottawa will run from July 20 to 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m.

North American Indigenous Games

Find out how we support the North American Indigenous Games that are taking place in Toronto, from July 16 to July 23, 2017.

Games of La Francophonie

The VIII Games of La Francophonie are being held until July 30 in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Discover the young athletes and artists who are part of Team Canada at the Games.

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