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Canada Day celebrations return to different communities

Canada day celebrations are taking place all across the capital in different communities for people who are choosing not to go downtown.
Canada Day Fireworks
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For the first time since 2019, Canada Day celebrations return to Petrie Island. 

Innes Coun. Laura Dudas told The Sam Laprade Show on Thursday, June 30 that there are plenty of activities for all ages for the east end Canada Day celebrations including live entertainment, music, food and an opportunity to swim in Petrie Island. 

"I know a lot of people are eager to go downtown," she said. "What we have going on is absolutely spectacular."

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For people who don't want to head downtown to celebrate Canada Day, many events are taking place across the city:


Canada Day festivities will be held at the Greely Community Centre.

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Canada Day in Kanata takes place around the Kanata Recreation Complex, with food, live performances and a midway, which opens at 10 a.m. 

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Osgoode Village

The Osgoode Village Community Association is organizing Canada Day festivities in Osgoode.

Events will be held at the Stuart Holmes Arena. 

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Riverside South

The Riverside South Community Association is hosting a fireworks celebration on July 1 at Claudette Cain Park. 

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The Stittsville Village Association is hosting Canada Day in Stittsville on the field of Sacred Heart High School. 

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Trend Arlington

The Trend Arlington Community Association is holding Canada Day celebrations at the Trend Arlington Community Centre. 

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West-Carleton March

The West-Carleton branch of the Royal Canadian Legion is hosting a pig roast dinner, with Canada day festivities beginning at 3 p.m. while the Dunrobin Community Association will host a Canada Day celebration at the Dunrobin Community Centre. 





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