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Canada 150

Cornwall celebrates Canada 150

Upcoming Events

Canada Day in Lamoureux Park - Saturday, July 1st

The annual Canada Day celebration will officially kick off at 12 pm and continue through the day, culminating with an 8:30 pm performance by hometown favourite Paul Deslauriers and a spectacular fireworks display at 10 pm.

In between, there will be live entertainment, a petting zoo, inflatable castles, a children's Fun Zone, food vendors and other free activities to keep residents of all ages entertained.

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Fishing Derby - Monday, July 3rd

Celebrate Canada and fishing with our special Fishing Derby on Monday, July 3rd in Lamoureux Park!

The event is for youth between the ages of 8 and 15. It runs from 10 am to 3 pm, rain or shine, and there will be fishing lessons, a barbecue and of course, some fishing.

Please note space is limited and spots are being filled on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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Meet and Greet Community Picnic - Wednesday, July 19th

Pack a basket for your family and add some extra to share! It starts at 5 pm in Lamoureux Park! There will be children's entertainment at the picnic and a free Arts In The Park performance with Seaway Winds at 7 pm.

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The Calendar of Canada 150 Events

January & February







  • Fright Nights in Lamoureux Park


Meet the Canada 150 Committee

Canada 150 Committee

The City of Cornwall has established a Canada 150 Committee to help plan and support special events throughout the year to help mark Cornwall's Canada 150 celebrations.

Committee members including (seated from left) Kevin Lajoie (staff resource), Councillor Elaine MacDonald, Claude Poirier (Chair), Chantal Gilmour, (standing from left) Lorne Taillon (staff resource), Terry Muir, Danielle Duplantie, Paul St-Onge, Lucie Hart, Jamie Fawthrop (staff resource) and John Gilmour.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Want to be a part of Cornwall's Canada 150 celebrationsl? We are looking for sponsors and partners!

There are sponsorship opportunities available for businesses and organizations who wish to participate! For more information, please call Jamie Fawthrop at (613) 938-9898 ext. 4026.

Click here to access the Sponsorship Package

Several sponsors have already jumped on board for Light Up Cornwall en lumières in Lamoureux Park. They include:

  • Lowe's Home Improvement
  • Raisin Region Conservation Authority
  • Optimist Club of Cornwall



Additional Information

For additional information on the Festival of Lights or Cornwall's Canada 150 celebrations, contact:

James Fawthrop
Division Manager, Parks & Recreation
City of Cornwall
(613) 938-9898 ext. 4026

Lorne Taillon
Leisure Arts Coordinator
City of Cornwall
(613) 938-9898 ext. 2