November 25, 2016

Canada 150 London is pleased to support all community initiatives that are being created locally for Canada's sesquicentennial. We were honoured to work alongside London Community Foundation to navigate interested applicants through The Community Fund for Canada's 150t...

November 24, 2016

VICTORIA PARK'S Rockin' New Years Eve will feature iconic Canadian rockers Finger 11 on December 31st, 2016

Londoners of all ages will gather downtown in beautiful Victoria Park to welcome in 2017 with music, laughter and spectacular fireworks.

This year's festivities ge...

October 19, 2016

We're 73 days until the big year!

For those planning on staying in London, Ontario for New Year's.. keep reading! You can be among the first to ring in Canada’s sesquicentennial at one of TWO sites that will be celebrating with 150-style. 

First, get dresse...

October 19, 2016

Congratulations to Heather on winning our draw for Western University Homecoming swag. Complete with some #Canada150 souvenirs, this package will be perfect for ringing in 2017 in London-style!

Visit to learn more about Western's unique ap...

August 10, 2016

An artistic rendering of a possible new Canada 150 pavilion at Harris Park has been released, and its sleek, modern design and colourful promenade are a noticeable change from the current structure.

With a budget of just under $1 million, the new Canada 150 Pavilion w...

We are just a week away from Canada's 149th birthday, and we can't think of a better reason to get excited about the sesquicentennial!

Did you know that each year on July 1st, London, Ontario is home to numerous large-scale Canada Day events, all open to the publ...

Are you engaging? Personable? Do you absolutely love celebrating Canada?

If so, let us know! We are looking for a small group of volunteers to assist in promoting Canada 150 at Canada Day celebration sites on July 1, 2016. 

If interested in joining the fleet, pl...

March 15, 2016

TORONTO, ON, March 14, 2016 – A new community fund to celebrate Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation was announced today by the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, in collaboration with Community Foundations of Canada.

To view the full anno...

February 9, 2016

On Monday, February 8, 2016, it was announced that 10 projects in London received infrastructure improvement funding from FedDev to repair and refurbish spaces that will be used as gathering places during Canada's sesquicentennial year. Over $1.8M in federal funding ha...

January 29, 2016

"In 2017, our home and native land will be turning the big 150. In celebration of this significant milestone, Parks Canada is waiving all park entrance fees for the year. What could be more Canadian than that?

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