1st July marks the day in 1867 when the first of the colonies were joined together as a federation of four provinces (the original partners in crime being New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario and Quebec!) It is celebrated as the 'birth' of Canada as a new country (rather than a bunch of British colonies) So Happy Birthday Canada!! 142 years old!
We spent time down at the Kelowna waterfront parks enjoying the live music stages, the street vendors, the buskers, the folk dancing and ethnic food stands. And at 10.30 the grand finale of fireworks over the lake. We watched from across the lake on the Westbank. Fantastic stuff!