- City of Fredericton Cancels Canada Day Celebrations
The Fredericton Canada Day Committee is disappointed to announce that as a result of the current Covid-19 pandemic they will not be hosting Canada Day Celebrations in the city this year. This includes musical entertainment, family activities and the fireworks display.
The committee is exploring ways of hosting some non-traditional celebrations that might present a way to support this sector and provide some entertainment for the community.
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