Halifax announced today that it was selected by Canadian Heritage and the nation’s public broadcaster CBC to participate in a national virtual Canada Day celebration that will be featured as part of Ottawa’s national coverage – showcasing “our people, city, and community.”
The Halifax Regional Municipality says it will be hosting virtual celebrations with contests, music performances, and activities for the entire family.
The broadcast will begin with activities from Bedford Days on the morning of July 1, with major performances starting later at 7:30 p.m. on the Halifax Regional Municipality’s Youtube page and the HFX Civic Events Facebook page. Eastlink will also feature the broadcast for those looking to tune in on television.
Featured artists taking part in the celebration from locations across Halifax include Juno Winner Joel Plaskett, Reeny Smith, Jah’Mila, Mo Kenney, Owen O Sound Lee, Ben Caplan and Classified.