2017 marks Canada's 150th birthday or sesquicentennial. All across the country there will be special celebrations to mark the occasion. Learn about what the official plans are here. Parks Canada has special offers on park access, click here to find out more. We have a special Canada 150 colouring picture too. Just click on the picture and colour away. If you have a favourite Canadian image send us your idea and we'll make a colouring picture just for you.
Now go ahead and colourcanada!
To open the holidays in style there was a grand opening ceremony for the annual Lights Across Canada celebration. Along with singers and dancers, there were fireworks and a multi media display projected onto the Parliament buildings. All this ushers in Canada's 150 birthday in 2017.