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The Canadian Francophone Games have begun in Gatineau!

Learn how the Government of Canada is supporting the Games

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The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have begun!

Learn how the Government of Canada is supporting our athletes at the Commonwealth Games

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Toronto 2015 Pan and Parapan American Games Start in Less Than A Year

Learn how the Government of Canada is supporting the Games and investing in a lasting legacy for our athletes

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Mosaika: the must-see show of the summer!

An unforgettable journey of sound and light in the very heart of Canada's Capital.

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Photo of Mosaika Sound and Light Show projected on front of Centre Block, Parliament Hill during evening.

Canada is ready to welcome the world!

Learn more about Canada’s role in hosting one of the world’s premier women’s sport events

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The votes are in!

After a nation-wide judging process, we are proud to present the winners of the 2014 Canada Day Challenge.

More Memorial to the Victims of Communism

Image of the Canada Day Challenge poster, on the image a boy holding a pencil and a paint brush, a young girl with a camera and another young girl holding an electronic tablet

Commemorations of the First and Second World Wars

The year 2014 marks the centennial of the beginning of the First World War and the 75th anniversary of the beginning of the Second World War.

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Image which reads:  100 years, First World War (1914 -1918) and 75 years, Second World War (1938 - 1945). The image contains two paintings. The painting on the left represents First World War soldiers in combat with one soldier holding a rifle in the foreground. The painting on the right represents Second World War warships coming to shore.

Canada: A Creative Nation

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Pay tribute to those who fought for Canada in the War of 1812
Canada 150
1867-2017  - Celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary

Ministers

The Honourable Shelly Glover

The Honourable Shelly Glover
Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages

The Honourable Bal Gosal

The Honourable Bal Gosal
Minister of State (Sport)

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Calendar of Events

June 6

June 21 - July 1

June 24

  • Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day/Fête nationale du Québec

June 21

June 27

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Half-Masting of the Flag

    Rules for half-masting

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    Priorities

    • RCMP Musical Rider on horseback
    • Photo of Valerie, an HVAC and Refrigeration Mechanic saying: My goal was to become a mechanic. I’m very proud of myself.
    • Link to information about FIFA