Wednesday is calling for a high of 33 with nothing but sunshine … but if you feel like sitting in front of a laptop or on your phone, check out the City of Timmins’ virtual Canada Day celebration.


Celebrating Canada Day as part of the 92 Days of Summer with Northern College and Timmins Garage!



Date: June 29, 2020
For Immediate Release


The Canada Day 2020 has transitioned to a virtual format, due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

Tourism Timmins has connected with local dignitaries and musical artists to provide a pre-recorded event for the whole family to enjoy. The creation of a pre-recorded event allows spectators the opportunity to access the Canada Day recordings at their convenience all day long,

The link to the curated YouTube playlist will go live at 7:00 AM on Wednesday July 1st. Spectators will be able start the celebrations at 7:00 AM by visiting the links at either or on Facebook at .

The updated schedule of online events is as follows:

Singing of National Anthem – Lisa Froment

Address by local dignitaries –
• Mayor Pirie
• Chief Boissoneault
• MPP Gilles Bisson
• MP Charlie Angus

Musical Entertainment
• Carole Hunter & Chris Aitken
• “Mr. Bill” Farquhar
• Shaun Melanson
• Matt James
• Dave Carroll
• More may be added prior to July 1st.

Comedian Jamie Klomp

• Best Canada Day Theme Back Yard

Government of Canada – Canada Day Programming
• National Daytime Show
• National Evening Show
• National Fireworks Video

“By staying apart, we will be able to come together in the future. Please observe the regulations so this can happen sooner rather than later.”