PHOTOS: Canada Day on Parliament Hill


People from all over the country gathered on Parliament Hill to ring in 150 years of Confederation on Canada Day, here are some photos from the Hill.

Photos by Devyn Barrie/

Parts of the lawn flooded due to heavy rainfall. Firefighters were on hand to help drain the larger puddles.

Revelers wave their flags during a morning show.

From left, noon show hosts Sandra Oh and Mitsou

Buffy Sainte-Marie performs Carry It On during the noon show.

Marie-Mai proceeds down a stage runway during a morning show.

Flagbearers during Marie-Mai’s 11:30 a.m. performance.

Prince Charles was greeted with an Indigenous dance near the Centennial Flame shortly after arriving on the Hill.

Marie-Josée Lord sang God Save the Queen and O Canada shortly after the arrival of Prince Charles, the Governor General and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau crosses the stage to deliver a speech.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers a Canada Day address.

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OttawaStart Staff


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