The Government's Canada Day 2020 Celebrations Moved Online
Details of this year's virtual event are still forthcoming
In a tweet, Canadian Heritage announced that it will "host Canada Day virtually" on July 1. What exactly that will entail isn't yet clear, since the tweet specifies that "details will be announced soon."
Normally, Ottawa hosts a huge concert on Parliament Hill, along with other stages throughout the city. Last year's celebrations included K'naan, William Prince, Coeur de pirate, Tokyo Police Club, Said the Whale, iskwē, DJ Shub and more.
Presumably, the virtual Canada Day celebration will included a livestream with some Canadian musicians. Stay tuned for updates.
In light of the current situation with the COVID-19 pandemic and the government's priority of keeping Canadians safe, Canadian Heritage has decided to host Canada Day virtually. Details will be announced soon. #CanadaDayhttps://t.co/jDcqEl6Iw1 pic.twitter.com/210uNAPSY8— Canadian Heritage (@CdnHeritage) April 17, 2020