The recording of the Great Canadian Pancake Breakfast live stream is available to watch on YouTube.

Tune into a morning livestream from 9 to 10 a.m. with hosts Devo Brown and Jessica Holmes, featuring socially distanced breakfast by Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Executive Chef Chris Zielinski and Mayor John Tory. Download the Canada Day buttermilk pancakes recipe and share your  breakfast creations using hashtag #CanadaDayTO.

Enjoy a special 40th anniversary rendition of O Canada, family-friendly performances by Jully Black, The Next Generation Leahy, Classic Roots and Kim Mitchell, and learn dance moves from Keep Rockin’ You.

Canada Day greetings will be provided by Mayor John Tory, The Honourable Steven Guilbeault, Minister of Canadian Heritage, and Chief Stacey Laforme, Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation.

Gavin McLeod

Gavin McLeod is a singer, songwriter and guitar player from Milton, Ontario. He has amassed a massive online following with his signature blend of rock, pop and blues.

Portrait of Gavin McLeod playing a guitar against black background
Gavin McLeod

Julie Kim

Toronto-based soul singer Julie Kim uses her unique voice for a distinctly French-Canadian take on American neo-soul, drawing influence from Aretha Franklin, Jill Scott and Erykah Badu.

Portrait of Julie Kim
Julie Kim | Photo Credit: Sandrine Castellan

Ma-Anne Dionisio

Ma-Anne Dionisio is best known for her role as Kim in the Canadian Premiere production of Miss Saigon. Her TV credits include: Schitt’s Creek, Remedy, Flashpoint and Wasting Love.

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Ma-Anne Dionisio

Shakura S’Aida

Brooklyn-born, Swiss-raised and Canadian-based Shakura S’Aida has performed at festivals in Dubai, Australia, Rwanda, Russia and on the Legendary Blues Cruise, in her four-woman tribute to Nina Simone.

Portrait of Shakura S’Aida dancing in a red dress against white background.
Shakura S’Aida

Devo Brown

Devo Brown is a television personality with Citytv’s Breakfast Television. He has interviewed the biggest names in music and entertainment and hosted major events, concerts and festivals across Canada and the U.S.

Portrait of host Devo Brown against white background.
Devo Brown

Jessica Holmes

Jessica Holmes has showcased her unique comedy opening for giants such as Ellen DeGeneres, Russell Peters, Jerry Seinfeld and Oprah Winfrey. She is a vocal advocate for ending stigma surrounding mental health.

Portrait of Canada Day host Jessica Holmes
Jessica Holmes

Chris Zielinski

Chris Zielinski is an award-winning chef based in Toronto. He is the culinary director for all MLSE properties, including three stadiums and five restaurants.


Classic Roots

With a unique sound of pow wow techno and contagious basslines, Classic Roots mixes a wide range of styles, establishing a sense of cultural freedom that echoes through his music.

Portrait of Classic Roots
Classic Roots

Jully Black

Dubbed Canada’s queen of R&B soul, Canadian icon Jully Black was named one of “the 25 greatest Canadian singers ever” by CBC Music. Black is a platinum-selling recording artist and winner of Juno and Gemini Awards. Her live performances have included everything from the Opening Ceremony for the Olympic Games to singing for the Queen of England. Black has shared the stage with superstars like The Black Eyed Peas, Kanye West, Bon Jovi, Celine Dion, Elton John, Alicia Keys, Etta James and Juno Breakthrough Artist Jessie Reyez, to name a few.

 

Portrait of Jully Black
Jully Black

Keep Rockin’ You

Keep Rockin’ You is an artist-based collective that seeks to inspire young women through hip hop. Artists featured: Judi Lopez – Founder, Caerina, Fate B, Lady C and Oshani.


Kim Mitchell

Canadian Rock icon Kim Mitchell has been doing his “Rock N Roll Duty” for decades, and he continues to bring his creative energy and spirit, fully intact, to his new music in 2020. Soon to be inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame, the Juno-winning rocker will join heavyweight inductees like Gordon Lightfoot, Burton Cummings and Neil Young. Mitchell has achieved gold and multi-platinum sales status over a long and storied career. His latest full-length album, The Big Fantasize, will be released on El Mocambo Records in the fall.


The Next Generation Leahy

Belying their young ages, the Leahy siblings are all accomplished multi-instrumentalists who have performed across North America over the last few years, sharing the stage with the likes of The Chieftains, We Banjo 3, The Tenors, and Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy. The Next Generation Leahy’s live performances are filled with the high-energy and infectious music associated with the Leahy name. Not content to limit themselves to the music of their Celtic heritage, these accomplished musicians pull influences from far and wide, exploring different genres to bring their unique style of music to life.

 

Canadian band, The Next Generation Leahy, standing on stone structure
The Next Generation Leahy