Celebrate Canada’s 147th birthday with CBC and Radio-Canada on Tuesday, July 1st, live from Parliament Hill, featuring performances from some of Canada’s top musical acts, including JUNO Award-winning Serena Ryder and Brett Kissel, punk rockers Marianas Trench, French pop sensations Nadja and Daniel Lavoie, singer/impersonator Véronic DiCaire and folk rockers Whitehorse.
Kick off Canada Day with host Heather Hiscox live from PEI – starting at 6 a.m. ET on CBC News Network – as the province celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Charlottetown Conference that led to the foundation of Canada. Then join Evan Solomon (Power & Politics, The House) as he hosts a live CBC News Canada Day special from Parliament Hill, beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET* on CBC News Network and on cbcnews.ca. Evan is joined by CBC’s Rosemary Barton and Jelena Adzic reporting live from Parliament Hill and talking to Canadians. A one-hour encore presentation will air on CBC-TV, beginning at 2:30 p.m. ET.
Beginning at 12 p.m. ET, Céline Galipeau and Emmanuelle Latraverse will co-host the show on ICI Radio-Canada Télé, ICI RDI and ICI.Radio-Canada.ca. Daniel Thibeault will host the show for radio listeners starting at 12:06 p.m. on ICI Radio-Canada Première.