Canada 150

Commemorations

In 2017, events and initiatives across Toronto will commemorate significant aspects of Canada's history and honour historical figures, places and accomplishments that Toronto has made to the country. For more TO Canada with Love commemorations, visit the the Canada 150 Festival and Event Calendar.


C150 Commemoration: Vimy Memorial

100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge

Fort York National Historic Site
April 8 & 9, 2017

The sacrifices made by the Canadian Corps are honoured at this two-day event including Great War period reenactors and demonstrations and a Service of Remembrance and dedication ceremony for the planting of a Vimy Oak. An exhibition will look at how the battle affected Torontonians then and now. Learn More

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MomenTO

May to December 31

MomenTO is a multifaceted program that will mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. MomenTO will highlight historical people, places and events, from 1867 to 2017, that are significant to the history of Canada and Toronto. The result will be a citywide set of installations, exhibits and events. Visit toronto.ca/momento

Canada 150 Commemoration: Horticulture Program

TO Canada with Love Horticulture Program

Citywide

Toronto is in bloom in honour of Canada's 150th birthday! Beyond the City's superb flora conservatories, there's lots to watch for including giant flower pots located throughout the city, carpet beds displaying Canada 150 arrangements at High Park, Toronto Botanical Garden and other locales, a special Canada 150 floral treatment on University Ave., Canada 150 tulips at various parks and more. Full details to come at toronto.ca/gardens

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Rebellious Women: Tea & Matinee

Gibson House Museum
August 12, 19 and 26, 2017

Discover the aftermath of the Rebellion of Upper Canada through the perspective of three women whose lives were touched by the turbulent events of 1837. Join storyteller Adrianna Prosser as she portrays Mrs. Gibson and her guests gathering for tea in 1851, and learn about the struggles for responsible government and the national discussions that brought Canada into being during this time of social upheaval. Learn More


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