Canada 150

Unveiling ceremony for Coast Salish artist Perry LaFortune’s WSÁNEĆWelcome Figure on July 21

First Nations singers, witness ceremony and formal addresses begin at 10 a.m.

  • Jul 20, 2017

 

PHOTO GALLERY: Greater Victorians, visitors get into the spirit of Canada Day

A sampling of 150th birthday celebrations from July 1 around the Inner Harbour

 

Canada 150 quiz: Test your knowledge

Can you get 100 % on this Canadian trivia quiz?

 

CANADA 150: Proud to be a Canadian

Black Press reporters hit the streets to ask local residents why Canada brings them pride

CANADA 150: Hard work led Ken Tran’s new dedication to Canada

Now retired in North Saanich, Tran escaped Vietnam in 1975 in search of a new life

CANADA 150: Favourite spots in our homeland

We asked British Columbians destinations they love in Canada

CANADA 150: ‘Caring, inclusive, compassionate’

We asked British Columbians to describe Canada in three words

Guidelines on how to fly the Canadian flag

There are no rules or laws but “dos” and “don’ts” regarding the maple leaf

Winners announced in Canada 150 contest

Prizes include a trip for two to one of six Canadian destinations, a stay on a houseboat and more

  • Jun 29, 2017

Canada 150: Keeping culture alive through dance and theatre

Canadians use plays, music as a way to stay connected to roots

Victoria police prepping for Canada Day celebrations

Additional buses added, road closures in effect Friday and Saturday

CANADA 150: The senator who rooted for multiculturalism

Some argue it was Paul Yuzyk who ignited Canada’s outlook on multiculturalism

War canoe races highlight weekend Canada 150 festivities in Victoria

First Nations traditions spotlighted on a sunny Sunday

CANADA 150: ‘Ribbon of Asphalt’ binds us all

The 8,000-kilometre Trans-Canada Highway in so many ways ties one end of the country to the other

CANADA 150: Explore the first oilsands processing site

Explore where the first experimental oilsands processing took place nearly a century ago

Dispel Canadian myths and support a good cause

Westshore Town Centre operator will donate 50 cents to Canadian Red Cross for each completed survey

  • May 10, 2017