Canada Day is a national holiday in Canada and celebrated on July 1st each year.
It commemorates the anniversary of the enactment of the
Constitution Act, 1867
which united the three separate colonies into a single Dominion called Canada.
"Canada Day," formerly known as Dominion Day, became the official national holiday of Canada in 1982.
Canada Day is a day of patriotism and national pride, where Canadians celebrate their country's history, culture, and achievements.
Typical Canada Day celebrations include parades, concerts, fireworks displays, outdoor activities, and community gatherings.
Canada is the second-largest country in the world by land area, spanning approximately 9.98 million square kilometers.
Canada shares the world's longest international border with the United States, spanning over 8,891 kilometers.
Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. Located in the province of Ontario
Canada is officially bilingual, with English and French as its two official languages. Most Canadians speak English, while Quebec is predominantly French-speaking.
Ice hockey is considered Canada's national winter sport. It has a significant cultural and sporting importance in the country.
The maple leaf is an iconic symbol of Canada. It appears on the Canadian flag and is often associated with Canadian identity and national pride.
Canada is home to diverse wildlife, including iconic animals like the polar bear, moose, beaver, Canada lynx, bald eagle, and Atlantic puffin.