Photos: Your Canada Day 2018

Even with grey skies and wet weather, Canada Day in Hope, Sunshine Valley and the Fraser Canyon did not disappoint. Relive some of the moments of Canada’s 151st birthday in your community.

Fantastic fireworks. Watch till the end for the fireball explosion.

Posted by Ruth Greenly on Sunday, July 1, 2018

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Families watched a puppet show, local musicians and more at Sunday’s celebration in Hope. Greg Laychak/Black Press

The Yale Historic Site hosted a Canada Day party. Crystal MacKay photo

Some young Hopians celebrating July 1. Clockwise from top left are siblings Finn and Kaylin, Jaelyn and Jessie enjoying the fireworks and 11-year-old Gavin sporting a temporary tattoo. Submitted photos

Finn and his big smile. Kyle Andrew Kjemhus photo

Inge Wilson serves up cake at Yale Historic Site’s Canada Day event. Karen Rushlow photo

Two dancers enjoyed the music by the Crossfire band at Yale Historic Site’s Canada Day event. Karen Rushlow photo

Moments of quiet reflection by the water, what is more Canadian than that? Crystal MacKay photo

Kaylin was dressed in red and white, including a hat full of red hearts, for Canada Day. Kyle Andrew Kjemhus photo

Lenlea celebrated her second birthday together with all of Canada July 1. Miranda Nicole Conway photo

Jaelyn and Jessie enjoyed the fireworks in Hope. Peggy Pilon photo

Someone looks like they’re having fun at the classic car show in Hope on Canada Day. Sara Leach photo Someone looks like they’re having fun at the classic car show in Hope on Canada Day. Sara Leach photo

One of the youngest revelers. Sierra Dort photo

The fireworks finale in Hope ended Canada Day celebrations with a bang. Trish Ganshirt photo

First Hope Scouting raised the flag at Sunday’s Canada Day ceremony at Memorial Park. Greg Laychak/Black Press

Chilliwack-Hope MP Mark Strahl, left, joins Hope mayor Wilfried Vicktor and Dennis Adamson electoral area B director to cut the cake at Sunday’s Canada Day celebration at Memorial Park in Hope. Greg Laychak/Black Press

The rain did not stop pre-Canada Day celebrations at the Sunshine Inn Saturday. Greg Laychak/Black Press

Greg Laychak/Black Press

Another young reveler. Natalie Lewis photo

Temporary tattoos are a staple at any Canada Day celebration worth its salt. Natalie Lewis photo

The salmon barbecue and beer garden at Emory Creek was well attended July 1. Jolena Hope photo

Nate Brown took this photo on Canada Day at Ross Lake, which is now open for fishing. ‘What better way to celebrate Canada than canoeing on a lake?’ he wrote. Nate Brown photo

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