The Friday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories - Vancouver Sun

Highlights from the news file for Friday, June 30. ———. OFFICIALS PUT FINISHING TOUCHES ON CANADA 150 CELEBRATIONS: Officials in Ottawa are preparing for a flood of half a million people expected to jam the capital's downtown for Canada Day ...

Canada PM meets aboriginal protesters ahead of Canada Day - Fox News

OTTAWA, Ontario – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with aboriginal activists Friday who set up a demonstration teepee on Parliament Hill ahead of Canada Day celebrations. The prime minister and his wife arrived at the site as the national capital was ...

Officials work through final preparations for Canada Day in Ottawa - CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

OTTAWA -- Jessica Mellor was doing her best Friday to catch her son, Lincoln, running -- as toddlers often do -- towards a security gate around the main Canada Day stage on Parliament Hill. It was a tranquil moment as the family braced for the hoopla ...

A by-the-numbers look at the main Canada Day celebration on Parliament Hill - National Post

OTTAWA — The Canada Day stage on Parliament Hill (the biggest one ever) is set for 150th birthday celebrations on Saturday in the nation's capital. Here's a by-the-numbers look at preparations in Ottawa. 600: Volunteers working Canada Day on ...

Canada Day fireworks: Where to watch - CBC.ca

Organizers are touting this as the largest Canada Day fireworks show ever. And clocking in at 20 minutes and 17 seconds, it's sure to keep your eyes on the sky. This year, the fireworks with be launched from five locations, including Nepean Point and ...

Countdown to Canada Day - CTV News

Crowds packed onto the lawn of Parliament Hill Friday as officials and a-list musicians put the finishing touches on the big birthday show. Isobel Feldman and her husband came downtown a day early to catch their favourite artists up close and personal ...

Ottawa Canada 150 cevent has unprecendented security, performances, fireworks - Winnipeg Free Press

OTTAWA - Tens of thousands of Canadians — and more than a few wannabe Canadians — are expected to descend on the national capital this weekend to celebrate Canada's 150th birthday. Here are five things you should know: 1.Security will be tight.

Indigenous people explain why they see reasons for hope amid Canada 150 celebrations - Yahoo News Canada (blog)

As people on Parliament Hill protest Canada 150 celebrations, other Indigenous people say there are plenty of reasons for hope. Lyndon Linklater, Shirley Isbister and Tarrant Cross Child say they respect those who oppose Canada Day celebrations.

Final preparations for Canada Day event in Ottawa - CTV News

OTTAWA -- Jessica Mellor was doing her best to catch her son, Lincoln, running -- as toddlers seemingly often do -- towards a security gate around the main Canada Day stage on Parliament Hill. The family made the trek from Sarnia, Ont., for Canada Day, ...

Justin Trudeau visits Indigenous activists in teepee on Parliament Hill - Toronto Star

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau paid an unexpected visit with Indigenous activists who have erected a teepee on Parliament Hill ahead of Canada Day celebrations. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau emerges from a teepee ...

Canada Day - Colorado Springs Gazette

photo - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves a teepee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves a teepee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, on Friday, June 30, 2017. Trudeau had a brief meeting with indigenous ...

Justin Trudeau Meets With Indigenous Group Inside Parliament Hill Teepee - Huffington Post Canada

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a brief meeting with indigenous activists who set up a demonstration teepee on Parliament Hill ahead of Canada Day celebrations. ADVERTISEMENT. OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he delivered a ...

Cree protest ceremony in limbo amid tight security on Hill - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Indigenous and non-indigenous people holding a ceremony in protest of the Canada Day celebrations stand outside a teepee on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Thursday, June 29, 2017. iPolitics/Matthew Usherwood ...

Justin Trudeau visits 'reoccupation' teepee on Parliament Hill - CBC.ca

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited a teepee on Parliament Hill that was erected as a symbol of the unresolved grievances many Indigenous people have as the country is set to celebrate its 150th anniversary. The teepee was moved Thursday night, with ...

Activists move teepee near Canada 150 stage - CTV News

Indigenous rights activists continued their “reoccupation ceremony” Thursday night, with the raising of a teepee near the main stage where Canada 150 celebrations will take place on July 1. One day earlier, police and Parliament Hill security had ...

PM, wife visit ceremonial teepee on Parliament Hill - Ottawa Sun

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Grégoire-Trudeau, paid a visit Friday morning to the ceremonial teepee set up by a group of First Nations people on Parliament Hill. Trudeau, wearing jeans and a Canada 150 denim jacket, and ...

BC Indigenous people also reclaiming government site for Canada 150 - MetroNews Canada

After Algonquin activists set up a teepee on Ottawa's Parliament Hill, Coast Salish nation members will try to 'return the sacred fire' to B.C. Legislature steps. Share on Facebook. Tweet · Reddit this! A. A. Report an Error. Share via Email. Print ...

PM Trudeau visits Parliament Hill protest teepee - CTV News

OTTAWA -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Friday with indigenous activists who set up a demonstration teepee on Parliament Hill ahead of Canada Day celebrations. The prime minister and his wife arrived relatively unannounced at the site mid-morning, ...

Respect Indigenous Peoples who don't want to celebrate Canada 150, Trudeau urges - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

People hold up a sign during a demonstration on Parliament Hill, as a crowd gathered to erect a teepee as part of a four-day Canada Day protest, in Ottawa on Thursday, June 29, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang ...

WE Day Partners with PATTISON to Announce Parliament Hill Celebration in Honor of Canada 150 - Digital Signage Connection

OTTAWA, ON–(Marketwired – June 29, 2017) – PATTISON Outdoor Advertising and PATTISON Onestop have partnered with WE Day, the world's largest youth empowerment event, to announce and build excitement for WE Day Canada — WE Day's takeover ...