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Sunday, July 2, 2017

Canada celebrates 150 years of Nationhood

Canada has marked her 150th anniversary as a country in towns and cities nationwide. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has kicked off celebrations to mark the country's 150th birthday amid heavy security as many citizens braved incessant rains and long delays to reach the main site in the nation's capital. 

An estimated 500,000 people were in Ottawa for the long-anticipated Canada Day festivities, which featured a large outdoor celebration in front of the national Parliament, complete with acrobats, fireworks and musicians including Irish singer Bono and other members of rock band U2.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau poses for a selfie on the nation's 150th anniversary
July 1 marks the 150th anniversary of the day Canada officially became a country. Britain ruled it before 1867.

People took to the streets in large numbers in Toronto to mark the country's 150th anniversary

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