Vancouver Mom > canada day

Canada’s big 1-5-OH seems like a great time to get your Canuck on! How about some iconic (but local) Canadian activities from jumping in a lake or paddling a canoe to connecting with our indigenous culture. Celebrate Canada 150 on July 1st Free, fun and entertaining celebrations of Canada’s 150th Birthday in every community. There’s one of the…

Who doesn’t want to hightail it to Whistler in the summer? A visit to the stunning resort isn’t just for the world famous slopes, Whistler has tons of things to do in the summer. We chatted with Helena Cox of  Tourism Whistler about the enduring appeal of a trip into the mountains over the summer….

It’s Canada’s birthday and a party is in order! Whether you want to dance for hours with thousands of other folks or keep it more low-key, there’s an event that will be perfect for your family. Here are 10 places to celebrate Canada Day 2011.

Win a prize for finding the golden spike in our popular Golden Spike Scavenger Hunt. Cool off while you watch some old fashioned train comedy from the Three Stooges and Little Rascals. See our 1886 model train and create your own train or Canada Day pennant. Take a photo dressed as a train conductor or engineer on our 1921 rail car. Learn Morse Code from the Telegraph Society on July 1st and 3rd. Come on July 1st for free Canada Day cake.