July 1: Canada Day / Fête du Canada

The national day of Canada celebrates the enactment of the Constitution Act in 1867, which united the three colonies of Canada, Nova Scotia, and New Brunswick into a single Dominion within the British Empire.

Canada Day Banner

Use this banner on social media to share our collection of resources about Canada and her national day.

Canadian Flag

The flag of Canada has two vertical bands of red (hoist and fly side, half width) with white square between them; an 11-pointed red maple leaf is centered in the white square; the official colors of Canada are red and white. Illustration from the ClipArt ETC website.

Canadian Flag (with Ripples)

Canadian flag with ripples in the wind from the ClipPix ETC website. The current flag was adopted in 1965.

Maple Tree Photos

The national tree of Canada is a generic maple. At least one species of maple grows in every Canadian province. Photos from the ClipPix ETC website.

Maple Tree Illustrations

Famous Canadians

Maps of Canada

Over 150 historic maps of Canada from the Maps ETC website.

Coats of Arms

Beaver Photos

Photos of Canada’s national animal from the ClipPix ETC website.

Photo 1 | Photo 2 | Photo 3

Beaver Illustrations

Beaver illustrations from the ClipArt ETC website.

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Canada Goose

The Canada goose (Branta canadensis) is not an official symbol of Canada, but has been long associated with the country. Photo from the ClipPix ETC website.

Buildings and Monuments

Several dozen illustrations of cityscapes, buildings, monuments, and other man-made landmarks in Canada from the ClipArt ETC website.

Historic Canadian Stamps

A small collection of nineteenth century Canadian stamps from the ClipArt ETC website.

Miscellaneous Illustrations

Several dozen miscellaneous illustrations including Canadian landscapes and events from the ClipArt ETC website.

A Flag to Color

An outline flag of Canada, suitable for coloring, from the ClipArt ETC website.

Alberta Doll and Story

Alberta story and doll photos on the From Many Lands website. Story title: Ice Hockey: Canada’s National Sport. Reading Level: 5.90

New Brunswick Doll and Story

New Brunswick story and doll photos on the From Many Lands website. Story title: A Poem About a Canadian Log Drive: “Logging on Colter’s Crew”. Reading Level: 7.70

Nova Scotia Doll and Story #1

Nova Scotia story and doll photos on the From Many Lands website. Story title: Titanic Disaster and Rescue Efforts. Reading Level: 4.90

Nova Scotia Dolls and Story #2

Nova Scotia story and doll photos on the From Many Lands website. Story title: The Secrets of Oak Island: An Expensive Treasure Hunt. Reading Level: 5.20

Prince Edward Island Doll and Story #1

Prince Edward Island story and doll photos on the From Many Lands website. Story title: The Story of Anne of Green Gables: A Children’s Book from Canada. Reading Level: 4.00

Prince Edward Island Doll and Story #2

Prince Edward Island story and doll photos on the From Many Lands website. Story title: A Prince Edward Island Ghost Story: Tolling of the Bell. Reading Level: 5.80

Saskatchewan Doll and Story

Saskatchewan story and doll photos on the From Many Lands website. Story title: Straw Figures Made with Saskatchewan Wheat. Reading Level: 4.70

Miscellaneous Canadian Miniatures