Saturday, July 1, 2017

Celebrating Canada 150 - CBC Screenshot Highlights of Parliament Hill Celebration

Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Indigenous performers wait with dignitaries
 This entry has little to do with the Carollers. Except that we are Canadian and proud of it!

CBC had wonderful coverage of the day ceremonies on Parliament Hill and I watched it from home. Here are some screenshot highlights.

Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Indigenous performers
 I love that the ceremony started with indigenous performers.
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Indigenous performers

Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Indigenous performer leaves dignitary line to dance
 One of the performers stood as a dignitary. Awesome!
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Indigenous performer drumming

Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Indigenous performer dances
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - PM Trudeau greets crowd

Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Prince Charles and Camilla
Prince Charles and Camilla arrive.
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Margaret Trudeau proud of her son Justin
 So great to see Justin's mom, Margaret Trudeau, in attendance!
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Front row seats for Prince Charles, Camilla, Justin, Sophie and their kids

Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - PM Justin Trudeau and wife, Sophie
 Could any country have a more beautiful couple leading it?
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Opening act

Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Our Prime Minister speaks
 Aside from a minor gaff (sorry Alberta!) our PM did us proud and spoke from the heart.
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Camilla and Prince Charles seem to be enjoying the celebration
 The Royals are looking well!
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Bono gives a moving speech about Canada
 Bono made a speech about Canada and our potential and his vision for us that brought many to tears.
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Performance to honour our troops
 A bittersweet moment.
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Peter Mansbridge to retire after ceremony
 End of an era!
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Prince Charles loves Canada!
 I had no idea Prince Charles was such a fan of Canada!
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Shania Twain
 Shania got to introduce two brand new Canadian astronauts.
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Justin mock-interviews Peter
 Trudeau switches roles for a moment.
Screenshot CBC coverage Canada 150, Ottawa - Andrea McCrady becomes a Canadian!
The celebration were capped off with our dear friend and Dominion Carillonneur, Andrea McCrady,  finally becoming a Canadian citizen! She can be seen in the centre, back row. Andrea performed earlier on the Peace Tower Carillon for the Canada 150 celebration from 9:30 to 10:00 am.


Here is Pierre's arrangement of Jesous Ahatonnia in Huron. Truly Canadian!


Happy Canada Day everyone!!

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