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Canada Looking for some Canada Day fun? We've got you covered

12:27  30 june  2020
12:27  30 june  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

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Looking for some Canada Day activities to enjoy with the kids? You 've come to the right place! The day is marked throughout Canada by parades, fireworks, and the display of flags. We ' ve got all sorts of Canada Day fun for kids below - scroll down to find Canada Day crafts, colouring pages, printables

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a close up of a person wearing a hat: Canada Day celebrations will look a lot different this year, but we're focusing on the fun you can still have. © REUTERS/Chris Wattie Canada Day celebrations will look a lot different this year, but we're focusing on the fun you can still have.

COVID-19 has really done a number on Canada Day. Big gatherings are cancelled, patio space is severely limited and there will be no fireworks lighting up the sky above Parliament Hill.

Instead, Canadian Heritage is offering up a virtual celebration, to be broadcast on CBC TV, radio and online. The party will feature musical performances from across Canada, with links to scavenger hunts and recipes including bannock, astronaut David Saint-Jacques's "space chili" and Canadian flag Popsicles.

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We ' ve got some fun puzzles here with a Canada theme - perfect to accompany a study of Canada Learn all about Canada Day and Canadian Thanksgiving and find lots of fun activities to share Looking for some Canada Day activities to enjoy with the kids? You 've come to the right

a young boy holding a dog: Everyone loves a little ice cream on a hot day. © Ben MacMahon/EPA-EFE Everyone loves a little ice cream on a hot day.

There's even a 3D fireworks show you can enjoy by pointing your smart phone or tablet skyward.

"The augmented reality experience will give you the same visual and sound effects as a real fireworks display!" Canadian Heritage gushes on its website.

But in case the idea of virtual fireworks leave you feeling a bit meh, here's a list of real, live activities in Ottawa and the surrounding area.

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  • Looking for some retail therapy? Rideau Centre will be open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Canada Day, or try the nearby ByWard Market. Bayshore Shopping Centre, St. Laurent Shopping Centre and Place d'Orléans are closed July 1, as is Tanger Outlets. Some stores at Lansdowne Park and the rest of the Glebe may open on Canada Day, but call ahead

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