Let our history shine. July 1st is not only an opportunity to celebrate our pride in being Canadian, but also to (re)discover our country’s history and marvel at its splendour. To access the activities listed below go online to https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/canada-day/celebration-kit/let-history-shine.html. You can also access these activities on The Standard News website at www.thestandardnewspaper.ca
How well do you really know the national flag of Canada?
You think you know your national flag? You want to learn more about the flag’s history, the rules surrounding its use, and its design? Come test your knowledge by taking this quiz! Presented by: Canadian Heritage
Exploring the different sign languages in Canada! On Canada Day, come learn the basics of Quebec Sign Language (LSQ), American Sign Language (ASL) and Indigenous sign language (ISL). It’s also the occasion to mark the 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day. Presented by: Canadian Deaf Sports Association
Guess where? — A picture matching game How well do you know Canada? Test your knowledge and match each image with the correct province or territory on the maps! Take it to the next level and guess the exact name of the location and the year when the picture was taken. Presented by: Library and Archives Canada Show us your artistic side this Canada Day! Be inspired by the Spirit Panels, which were created by Indigenous artists in collaboration with Elders and youth. Then use your creativity to express what human rights mean to you by creating your own panel. Presented by: Canadian Museum of Human Rights The 25th anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day National Indigenous Peoples Day was declared in 1996 and is celebrated annually on June 21. It is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Presented by: Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada