Celebrate Canada Day at Queen’s Park in Toronto

Ontario’s official celebration of Canada Day will be held on Thursday, July 1st on the south lawn at Queen’s Park.

The day begins with a Canadian citizenship ceremony with 30 candidates from 18 countries. Free and family-friendly entertainment and attractions will follow the official welcome.

Date: Thursday, July 1, 2010

Time: 11:00 a.m.
Citizenship ceremony*

11:37 a.m. (approx.)
Lieutenant Governor’s greetings*

12:00 p.m.
O Canada*
Soul Influence

21- gun salute by the 7th Toronto Regiment of the Canadian Artillery

(s.w. corner, Queen’s Prk., North)

Remarks by Minister Eric Hoskins*

12:15 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Park attractions, activities and performances

Location: Queen’s Park, Toronto, South lawn of the Ontario Legislature

The citizenship ceremony will take place outside on the main stage, weather permitting. It will be moved inside (Legislative Building, Room #247) if needed. Media are welcome to attend both the ceremony and reception for new citizens.

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