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Pandemic changes, doesn't cancel, Canada Day

By Stuart Benson


Even though large crowds and social events are still not allowed as part of COVID-19, it doesn’t mean Wakefield residents won’t still be able to celebrate Canada Day, July 1, together, even if it’s only virtually.


Canada Day in Wakefield usually looks like this, vehicles packed with people driving down Wakefield's main drag past crowds of onlookers, but not this year. The event this year is going digital because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Low Down file photo
Canada Day in Wakefield usually looks like this, vehicles packed with people driving down Wakefield's main drag past crowds of onlookers, but not this year. The event this year is going digital because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Low Down file photo

Simulcast on WKFLD Radio, as well as livestreamed on Centre Wakefield La Pêche’s Facebook page, Wakefield’s Virtual Canada Day will start at 4