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Toronto Unites Online for Canada Day 2020

July 1, 2020

Celebrate Canada Day Remotely!

On July 1, three livestream programs showcasing Toronto’s top talent from performing arts to culinary & comedy will unite all neighbourhoods, all ages & all cultures. I’ve recorded a special greeting from Toronto’s Poet Laureate to air during Toronto’s Canada Day 2020 Celebrations!

Closed captioning will be available for all Canada Day 2020 streaming and broadcast services. For all of the details, visit: toronto.ca/canadaday. #OhCanada #CanadaDayTO.



The Next Generation Leahy

Canadian Pancake Breakfast, 9 – 10 a.m.

Share a holiday breakfast with Chris Zielinski and Mayor John Tory. Enjoy performances by Jully Black, The Next Generation Leahy and more. View full program.


Kardinal Offishal

Culture Jam, 2 – 5 p.m.

Spectacular showcase of Toronto artists and neighbourhoods featuring Kardinal Offishall, Ali Hassan, Cris Derksen and more. View full program.


Haviah Mighty

Ready for Prime Time, 7 – 8 p.m.

Powerful, engaging, interactive performances by Toronto’s best – Haviah Mighty, Gordon Lightfoot, Choir! Choir! Choir! and more. View full program.


CN Tower Light Show, 10 p.m.

The CN Tower  will salute Canada Day with an extraordinary 15-minute light show beginning at 10 p.m. July 1, broadcast live on CP24. With powerful light cannons beaming across the city sky and a playlist featuring music by a diverse group of Canadian artists simulcast on CHUM FM 104.5 all of Toronto can tune in and look up, and all Canadians can watch from home and sing along to a celebration in light and sound.


Celebration Kits

Whether you enjoy sports, culture, art, history or food, there is an activity pack for the whole family! The Celebration Kits offer interactive, creative and educational activities:

Have fun exploring each pack and share your experience using #CanadaDay.


White RespectTO logo against red background


Our tireless frontline workers are special people. They are also your family, friends, neighbours, co-workers. Be part of Toronto’s big thank you to essential frontline workers by nominating your everyday hero now at RespectTO.ca *.

* The RespectTO project is managed by Makers.to and nominations can be registered at RespectTO.ca. Makers.to will be collecting and managing the collection of data for this project. The City of Toronto is not the owner of the information. The City of Toronto will not collect, use, maintain or have access to any information relevant to this project.

For more details, view: toronto.ca/canadaday. #OhCanada #CanadaDayTO


July 1, 2020
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