Canada 150


Canada 150: Join the Celebration!

Whether you’re part of an organization, a community, or a business, or are an individual, there are countless ways to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.

The Canada 150 Fund will support local and national activities that bring Canadians together, honour the exceptional and give back to Canada by leaving lasting legacies. We’re now accepting funding proposals for Canada 150 projects.

Funding program

The Canada 150 Fund

Apply for funding to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation in 2017.


The Canada 150 logo

See the official Canada 150 logo, and meet the young artist who created the design!

Celebrate in 2017

Discover how you can celebrate this once in a lifetime anniversary in 2017.


Learn about those key nation-building milestones that have defined our country and made us who we are today.


Canada's national flag turns 50

Canadian Flag

Explore the interactive exhibit "Canada's National Flag Turns 50" on Google Cultural Institute.

Bicentennial of Sir John A. Macdonald's birth

Sir John A MacDonald

Explore the interactive exhibit on Google Cultural Insitute or view the alternative version.

Fathers of Confederation

George-Étienne Cartier and John A. Macdonald

Discover the Fathers of Confederation.

Did You Know?

Did you know that Canada is the only country in the world with a maple leaf on its flag? Find out more

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