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150th anniversary of Canada

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2017 marks a significant moment in the History of Canada. 150 years ago, Quebec, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia – united to create the Canadian Confederation, called the Dominion of Canada. On account of the British North America Act that became law July 1st 1867, these British colonies would be recognized as an independent nation. In the years that followed, the other provinces and territories joined the Dominion, making todays Canada a mari usque ad mare ("from sea to sea").

The 150th anniversary of Confederation gives Canadians the opportunity to get involved in their communities and to celebrate together our shared values, our achievements, our majestic environment and our country’s place in the world. The major themes of the 150th anniversary of Confederation are diversity and inclusion, reconciliation with Indigenous peoples, environment and youth.

Memorable events will be held throughout the year in Canada and throughout the world. Come join us in our celebration of Canada!

The official 150th Website

The Canada 150th On Social Media:
Twitter: @canada150th

The History of the birth of the Canadian confederation

The Celebrations

In Canada

In France

Some of the Canada 150thevents in France (many more to be announced throughout the year!):

 And follow us on social media (Twitter and Facebook) for the latest news on the celebrations in France!


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