canada day

Crowds wave the red-and-white at a Canada Day parade in downtown Vancouver.

Biggest Canada Day celebration outside of Ottawa at Canada Place

Nurturing nationalism: Free concerts, pick-up street hockey, a public-participatory parade and fireworks are all part of the package.

Happy Canada Day? Learning about Treaties in tar sands territory

Want to be patriotic on Canada Day? Consider learning about the treaties.

Stunning photos of the year 2012 in Vancouver

Take a look back at 2012 captured through the cameras of our talented VO Photo Pool members.

Here I am--not sorry in the least--a Canadian at last!

Already I don’t know what to do with the flag.  It’s on the chair I am led to after I present my identification for the Citizenship Ceremony. It sits on top of the other materials: my...

Royally dazzling, but human, too: slide show

The Royal We thrilled Canadians on Canada Day and seemed to dazzle its prime minister, too.

Bittersweet day for Wills as pomp, protests greet royal couple

Wills and Kate are greeted like rock stars on what would have been the 50th birthday of his late mother, Princess Diana.

Vancouver's top Canada Day Weekend events

Another great week of summer events, and this week we have an extra day to take it all in. Yes! And if you missed the Mini Maker Faire, the do-it-yourself event where talented "makers" showed off...

Prince and Kate do Canada

Prince William and Katie Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, make their way across the pond in approximately one week.

Daughter of Canadian war veteran still denied Canadian citizenship

Scott lived half of her life in Canada as a Canadian citizen, until one day Canada took that citizenship away.

Fifty-nine years does not make you Canadian. Papers do.

Today we call it identification, but back then it was simply called ‘papers.’ “When I went to draw out my application for my old age pension and they asked me for my papers, I said what papers?”...