The Canada Day Event for 2020, that suppose to take place at the Diefenbaker Park, has been canceled, and the event has been moved online.
The cancellation of the outdoor festivities has resulted from the COVID-19 health crisis. This means that Saskatoon residents will celebrate Canada’s day at the comfort of their homes.
The virtual event starts at 10 am and will be hosted by emcees Jeff Soucy and Steve Shannon. The schedule of the program will be:
- Mayor Charlie Clark
- Premier Scott Moe
- Brad Redekopp
- Corey Tochor
- MP’s Kevin Waugh
- CUMFI President- Shirley Isbister
- Federation des Francophone President- Dustin McNichol
- Lt Commander Canadian Forces-Gray Gregor
- Opposition leader-Ryan Meili
- Chair Saskatoon Optimist Canada Day- Rob Belyk
–Message: Brett Kissel.
-O’Canada song by Tucker Lane’s Leslie Stanwyck.
-Rendition of Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah by various Saskatchewan artists.
For more updates on the celebrations, be sure to visit www.optimistcanadadaysaskatoon.com or follow them on Facebook on “Canada Day in the Park –Saskatoon.”