Canada celebrates 2021 virtual Canada Day
Create a festive atmosphere. Hanging out on your balcony? Comfortably seated in your backyard by the BBQ? On your way to a picnic in the park? How about at the campground? Wherever you spend Canada Day, set the mood by decorating your favourite spot. Check out a bunch of ideas to help you create an atmosphere worthy of this festive celebration! Go online to https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/canada-day/celebration-kit/festive-atmosphere.html to access one or more of the features listed below. You can also access them on The Standard Newspaper website at www.thestandradnewspaper.ca. Share your creations with the hashtag #CanadaDay.
Crafting Canada Day On the occasion of Canada Day, create an original work of art that will bring colour to your environment. With help from artist and host Mathieu Fecteau and artist Loriane Thibodeau, discover a unique technique: the art of taut thread. A workshop for toddlers and adults alike!
Origami Canada Day lantern Follow the instructions of an origami artist to create your very own Canada Day lantern.
A Salmon n’ Bannock Burger feast Inez Cook, a proud member of the Nuxalk Nation, collaborates with Indigenous Tourism BC to present a delicious way to grill the bannock burger!
Parliament of Canada 3D model Calling all aspiring builders! The Parliament buildings in Ottawa are a distinct symbol of the Canadian government and familiar to people around the world. Print, cut and assemble this 3D paper model at home.
Colour your own Canadian flag Our national flag, with its iconic red and white stripes and maple leaf, is without a doubt the symbol of Canada. Show off your Canada Day cheer by creating and displaying your own Canadian flag. Print and colour away!
Glutton Burger by Ricardo Offered in 2020 as part of the first-ever virtual Canada Day celebrations, we’re bringing back the Glutton Burger by Ricardo. Create it at home with fresh, locally sourced ingredients!
Lights on Canada Day official Spotify playlist The Official Canada Day playlist brings together talented Canadian artists participating in the Canada Day 2021 national show.
Paper birch bark basket workshop Learn how to make a paper birch bark basket with Algonquin artist Simon Brascoupé. Using a traditional birch bark basket pattern, learn how these baskets were used and the meaning behind the designs that adorn them. Print out the template and follow along with your own colouring materials, scissors, a stapler or tape, and maybe some ribbon and a hole-punch.
O Canada sing-along with the NAC Orchestra Record yourself singing O Canada with the NAC Orchestra and share it on your Twitter, Facebook or Instagram. #CanadaDay, #FêteduCanada, #OhCanada. Tag your video with #ocanadasings so we can see what you have created.
Our favourite recipes: Canada Day 2021 Create a multicultural Canada Day feast by following these wonderful recipes featuring cuisine from around the world! Presented by: Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21