Canada Day 2020 “unlike any other” as online celebrations canceled in the middle of COVID-19 – National



div id=””> This year, Canada Day seems a little different – and probably much quieter – than in previous years, as Canadian officials try to limit the spread of the coronavirus.Many of the major public events and rallies are canceled or go online, including the high-profile broadcasts that typically attract thousands of people to Parliament Hill in Ottawa.

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke to Canadians on Wednesday on the unprecedented nature of the current challenges facing the country in the midst of the pandemic.

“This year is like no other, but it is certainly not the first time that our country has celebrated this day in difficult times,” said Trudeau, after a brief appearance with his family at the Bank of Canada’s community farm. food of Ottawa.

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