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Canada Day Trivia

Canada officially became a country on what date?

A) July 1, 1855

B) July 4, 1867

C) June 30, 1901

D) July 1, 1867

Answer:

D) July 1, 1867 - Canada Day is “the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 (today called the Constitution Act, 1867), which united three colonies into a single country called Canada within the British Empire” via Wikipedia

Here's a sampling of events happening on July 1 to celebrate Canada Day in the province:

- Optimists Canada Day Celebrations, Saskatoon

- City of North Battleford Centennial - Canada Day Celebration

- Nipawin Canada Day Celebrations

- Western Development Museum - Canada Day Celebrations, Yorkton

- Canada Day in the Park, Outlook  

To search our full list of events, click here