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July 1, 2019
On July 1, 1867, Canada became a self-governing dominion of Great Britain and a federation of four provinces: Nova Scotia; New Brunswick; Ontario; and Quebec. The anniversary of this date was called Dominion Day until 1982. Since 1983, July 1st has been officially known as Canada Day. This year July 1 falls on a Monday, in 2020 July 1 falls on a Wednesday. Celebrate Canada 152 July 1st, 2019.