Essay On Canada Day

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On July 1, 1867, the nation was officially born when the Constitution Act joined three provinces into one country: Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the Canada province, which then split into Ontario and Quebec. However, Canada was not completely independent of England until 1982. The holiday called Dominion Day was officially established in 1879, but it wasn't observed by many Canadians, who considered themselves to be British citizens. Dominion Day started to catch on when the 50th anniversary of the confederation rolled around in 1917. In 1946, a bill was put forth to rename Dominion Day, but arguments in the House of Commons over what to call the holiday stalled the bill.
The 100th anniversary in 1967 saw the growth of the spirit of Canadian
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History museums celebrates Canada's culinary history through the program "Canada Cooks Toronto Eats". This program includes a food blog and mostly culminate a free event featuring live historic cooking demonstrations, food and drink samples and guests from the culinary world.
People participate in events on Canada Day because it makes them feel like a part of something important and have an positive impact on them.
On every Canada Day Maple Tree is planted. In 2017 in order to celebrate 150th anniversary maple trees were planted in 44 Wards of the city of Toronto. The great commercial value of the hard, durable maple wood is overshadowed by the worldwide fame of maple sugar and syrup. The maple leaf has long been considered an appropriate emblem for Canada. Maple leaves were used in coats of arms granted in 1868 to Ontario and Québec and the Canadian coat of arms granted in 1921. The leaf was used on regimental badges in WWI and WWII and was confirmed as an official national symbol in 1965 with the proclamation of the national flag. The maple was finally recognized as Canada's arboreal emblem in
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