Facts About Canada Day 2024 That You Never Knew!

The First Canada Day: Known as Dominion Day until 1982, the name "Canada Day" was officially adopted following the Canada Act.

Historical Connection: July 1st, 1867, marks the union of the British North American provinces into a single country called Canada through the Constitution Act.

World’s Longest Undefended Border: Canada shares the world's longest undefended border with the United States, which spans 8,891 kilometers (5,525 miles).

Bilingual Celebrations: Canada is a bilingual country, and Canada Day celebrations often include both English and French languages, reflecting the country's rich cultural diversity.

Free Admission to National Parks: On Canada Day, entry to national parks, historic sites, and marine conservation areas managed by Parks Canada is free.