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Canada Day Celebrations in Full Swing

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 @ 3:15 PM

From left, members of Prince George City Council including councillors Jillian Merrick, Garth Frizzell, Mayor Lyn Hall, Murray Krause & Susan Scott

Prince George, B.C. – Thousands have turned out to Lheidli T’enneh Memorial Park to celebrate Canada Day today.

The festival like atmosphere includes ethnic food, vendors, games, music, train rides and even a medieval fighting demonstration.

“We represent the timespan from the tail end of the bronze age right up until about 1650 when gun powder took over,” said Argyle McMillan, a 13th/14th century Scottish Knight.

Medieval fighting demonstration by the Society for Creative Anachronism

Medieval fighting demonstration by the Society for Creative Anachronism

The festivities officially kicked off at noon with the singing of the national anthem and speeches by area dignitaries, including Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall.

“The significance of this year’s Canada Day celebration is that it’s Canada’s 148th birthday, but it’s also Prince George’s 100th birthday, two great celebrations.”

Live music is scheduled all day, including two extra shows tonight, one by Reggae/World Music band Barefoot Caravan, the other by Prince George Persian/Fusion outfit Navaz.

The night will be capped off with fireworks at 11 pm at Connaught Hill.


From left, Prince George Mayor Lyn Hall, Liberal MLA Mike Morris, Lheidli T’enneh Chief Dominic Frederick and Multicultural Heritage Society president Shawn Bellamy cut this year’s special birthday cake


Just came back from the park with some family. Good food at fare prices. Well attended. Well organized. I was impressed at the volunteers picking up litter and used beverage bottles. Good entertainment. Good job. :)

Wonder how the litter and used beverage bottles got on the ground. :)

Was a Huble Homestead to-day approx. 300 people in attendance, lots of games for the kids, home made bread and butter, ice cream cones, hot dogs, hamburgers, all reasonably priced. Live but small entertainment. So it seems it was a good day all around.

Wonder how the litter and used beverage bottles got on the ground. :)
All the science isn’t in on gravity , yet , but I’d say gravity .

i was at huble as well for the first time, really enjoyed it! i think they were definately understaffed but then again its by donation.

I am really happy everyone had a good time on Canada Day, as I had to work as a result of trading the stat for this Friday off!I really would have liked to hit the philipino food stand as I really enjoy some of their food.

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