Canada Day 2014

Canada Day 2014

Karla Kelly

Stories and photos from Canada Day 2014 from around western Nova Scotia. 

View a slideshow from Digby's celebrations here.

Read our special regional feature on "What does being Canadian mean to you?" here.

 

The fireworks are a huge hit for the crowds in Weymouth on Canada Day.

Bridgetown parties!

July 02, 2014 - 14 h 55

The Town of Bridgetown had a full day of events planned to celebrate Canada Day, starting with a Lions' breakfast and ending with the town's spectacular fireworks display.

Other events included...

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Bridgetown parties!

North Queens celebrates Canada Day

July 02, 2014 - 13 h 41

The festivities included competitive exercises by the North Queens Fire Association, a free swim at the Aquatic Centre, face painting, a frying pan toss, and more.

The fire association ran drills...

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North Queens celebrates Canada Day

Weymouth celebrates Canada Day

July 02, 2014 - 10 h 27

By Karla Kelly FOR THE DIGBY COURIER NovaNewsNow.com

Weymouth played host to Canada’s 147th birthday with a party that did not disappoint. The generous support of local sponsors...

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Weymouth celebrates Canada Day

Canada Day, oh what a blast!

July 01, 2014 - 22 h 38

A large crowd turned out for the entertainment that followed, including a cannon firing, flag raising, dancers, a TaeKwon Do demonstration and musical acts throughout the afternoon.

At the Yarmouth...

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Canada Day, oh what a blast!

Canada Day fireworks in Bridgetown!

July 01, 2014 - 22 h 40

They numbered in the thousands at Bridgetown's Jubilee Park Tuesday evening as firefighters set up fireworks across the Annapolis River. When dusk came, it was an explosive and colourful sho0w that...

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Canada Day fireworks in Bridgetown!

A lively Canada Day in Hantsport

July 01, 2014 - 19 h 54

Nothing draws a crowd to Hantsport quite like Canada Day. And July 1, 2014 was no exception.

There was a full lineup of activities planned to keep visitors of the Haven of...

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A lively Canada Day in Hantsport

Updated: Happy Canada Day, Kings County!

July 02, 2014 - 8 h 46

It was a day to celebrate Canada and all things Canadian.

Events were  held in communities across the country on July 1 in honour of the nation's 147th birthday.

In Burlington,...

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Updated: Happy Canada Day, Kings County!

Lawrencetown does Canada Day in style

July 01, 2014 - 17 h 52

Hundreds of people of all ages showed up at the Lawrencetown Volunteer Fire Department grounds today as they celebrated Canada's Birthday in style. There was cake and hotdogs and help from the Lions...

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Lawrencetown does Canada Day in style