Canada Day 2020 live streams have concluded. An archived recording will be available on July 3 at


Toronto unites online this year for Canada Day. Enjoy music, dance, comedy, CN Tower Canada Day Light Show and much more on Canada’s 153rd birthday. Participate in virtual Canada Day programs from home and download a Celebration Kit with interactive and creative activities for the whole family. Plus, nominate a frontline worker for recognition.

The City has raised the Canadian flag to celebrate Canada Day and mark the 40th anniversary of the Canadian National Anthem.

Canada Day Virtual Programs


Portrait of Canadian band The Next Generation Leahy
The Next Generation Leahy

Canadian Pancake Breakfast

9 – 10 a.m.

Share a holiday breakfast with Chris Zielinski and Mayor John Tory. Enjoy performances by Jully Black, The Next Generation Leahy and more. View full program.


Portrait of a Canadian rapper Kardinal Offishal
Kardinal Offishall

Culture Jam

2 – 5 p.m.

Spectacular showcase of Toronto artists and neighbourhoods featuring Kardinal Offishall, Ali Hassan, Cris Derksen and more. View full program.


Portrait of a hip hop artist Haviah Mighty
Haviah Mighty

Ready for Prime Time

7 – 8 p.m.

Powerful, engaging, interactive performances by Toronto’s best – Haviah Mighty, Gordon Lightfoot, Choir! Choir! Choir! and more. View full program.

CN Tower Canada Day Light Show

The CN Tower will salute Canada Day with an extraordinary 15-minute light show beginning at 10 p.m. July 1, broadcast live on YouTube.

With powerful light cannons beaming across the city sky and a playlist featuring music by a diverse group of Canadian artists simulcast on CHUM FM 104.5 all of Toronto can tune in and look up, and all Canadians can watch from home and sing along to a celebration in light and sound.

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Celebration Kits

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Whether you enjoy sports, culture, art, history or food, there is an activity pack for the whole family! The Celebration Kits offer interactive, creative and educational activities:

Have fun exploring each pack and share your experience using #CanadaDay.

Canada Day Virtual Fireworks App

Enjoy Canada Day fireworks in a fun and innovative way:



White RespectTO logo against red backgroundOur tireless frontline workers are special people. They are also your family, friends, neighbours, co-workers. Be part of Toronto’s big thank you to essential frontline workers by nominating your everyday hero now at*.


* The RespectTO project is managed by and nominations can be registered at will be collecting and managing the collection of data for this project. The City of Toronto is not the owner of the information. The City of Toronto will not collect, use, maintain or have access to any information relevant to this project.


Closed captioning will be available for all Canada Day 2020 streaming and broadcast services.


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