Looking through the Vancouver Public Library and City of Vancouver Archives for Canada Day content I had to remember to modify my search terms to “Dominion Day”, as it was called until 1982. Vancouver has had some great-looking Dominion Day celebrations in the past with downtown parades being the main attraction:
Dominion Day decorations:
The Georgia-Harris Viaduct in Vancouver opened on Dominion Day in 1915:
Dominion Day Parades:
Be sure to check out this year’s Canada Day Parade in downtown Vancouver tonight starting at 7:00pm along West Georgia between Broughton and Burrard.