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Let’s Celebrate Wood Buffalo!

The 2020 Canada Day Community Working Group is proud to provide virtual and physical distancing programming for you to celebrate Canada’s birthday and show your national pride. Your family can take part in a wide variety of activities.

COVID-19 reminders

Please abide by Alberta Health Service’s COVID-19 public health measures while celebrating Canada Day to prevent the spread of the virus and keep our community safe. For more information, please visit alberta.ca/covid19.

Canada Day Schedule

Please note that only those with a confirmed registration for the movie/fireworks will be able to gain access to MacDonald Island Park to view the shows on June 30 and July 1.

June 30

9:30 p.m.

Gates Open for Ticket Holders - Family Movie Night at MacDonald Island Park

9:30 p.m. – 10:10 p.m.

Canada Day Celebration Messaging
2020 Virtual Canada Day Celebration video

10:10 p.m.

Feature Film Presentation

11:59 p.m.

Syncrude Grand Finale Fireworks

July 1

9:00 a.m.

2020 Virtual Canada Day Celebration video shared on RMWB Facebook Page

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Canada Day Across the Country shared on RMWB Facebook Page

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Canada Day Across the Country on your local CBC channel

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Canada Day Together shared on RMWB Facebook Page

8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Canada Day Together on your local CBC channel

9:30 p.m.

Gates Open for Ticket Holders - Family Movie Night at MacDonald Island Park

9:30 p.m. – 10:10 p.m.

Canada Day Celebration Messaging
2020 Virtual Canada Day Celebration video

10:10 p.m.

Feature Film Presentation

11:59 p.m.

Syncrude Grand Finale Fireworks

Celebration Kits

Thank you to everyone that came out to the Celebration Kit Pop Up locations during the week of June 22. Now that you have your kits, we would love to see your creativity and designs as you decorate for Canada Day. Use #RMWBCanadaDay when posting pictures to social media and show us your decorating skills.

Regional Recreation Corporation of Wood Buffalo

On June 30 and July 1, the RRC will host a free, family-friendly movie night at the MacDonald Island Park parking lots! Please visit MacDonald Island Park's website for details.

Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo’s Song Book

The Multicultural Association of Wood Buffalo has produced a multilingual national anthem, the 2020 Canada Day Song Book, featuring Wood Buffalo community members. The national anthem will be a part of the 2020 Virtual Canada Day Celebration video. 

Canadian Heritage

The Government of Canada is celebrating Canada Day in a whole new way this year to bring us together virtually and share our pride in being Canadian. On July 1, to take part in the virtual Canada Day celebrations. 

Canada Day Virtual Celebration Kits
 - In collaboration with Canadian Heritage's partners, the virtual Celebration Kit offers interactive, creative and educational activities for the whole family. Have fun exploring each activity pack and share your experience using #CanadaDay.

Canada, let's get together! - A series of five video capsules have been produced in collaboration with renowned influencers to showcase different features of our country. Available as of June 29, 2020.

Canada Day Virtual Fireworks - On July 1 at 10:00 p.m., wherever you are in Canada, enjoy Canada Day fireworks in a fun and innovative way. Watch on your mobile device or your computer. 

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