2022 Canada Day Celebration Moved Off Parliamentary Hill


According to the Department of Canadian Heritage, this year’s Canadian Day celebration will bring back face-to-face activities across the country, but parties that are usually held at the Capitol will be moved for construction projects.

The Canadian Cultural Heritage states in an email statement that the celebration will be moved to two new locations.Lebreton Flats Park and Place Defestival Givi —“We will allow as many people as possible to participate in Canada Day activities in the Canadian metropolitan area.”

Located about 1.5 km west of the Houses of Parliament, Lebreton Flats Park will be the venue for daytime ceremonies and evening shows on July 1. PlacedesFestivals Zibi is family friendly, just across the SCHAU ESSEN Bridge and Portage Bridge from Lebreton Flats. programming.

A week after Canada Day, the first face-to-face host will be held at the Lebreton Flats venue. Ottawa Blues Fest After 2019.

The Houses of Parliament has been the official federal site for Canada Day celebrations for over 50 years, but since this place last held a rally for the 2019 National Holidays. the Heritage rehabilitation project For central block It occupied the lawn space in front of the Capitol, which was once open for public events.

Event organizer plan Most Canadian Day activities in 2020 and 2021 were held virtually due to social gathering restrictions, in order to keep the celebration away from the hills in 2020, but as the COVID-19 pandemic began.

According to the Canadian Cultural Heritage, Parliamentary Hill will again feature “some activities” this year, with details to be announced at a later date.

Andrew Chen

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Andrew Chen is a Toronto-based Epoch Times reporter.

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