Scarborough celebrates Canada Day

Councillor Chin Lee in the 2008 Canada Parade.
Councillor Chin Lee participates in the 2008 Canada Day Parade.

The City of Toronto encourages residents and visitors to enjoy Canada Day and celebrate Canada’s 148th birthday in Toronto on Wednesday, July 1. City-organized and community events will be held across Toronto.

Scarborough’s annual Canada Day celebration in Thomson Park will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This event will include a free pancake breakfast, buskers, bouncy inflatables, entertainment and a craft show and sale. Seniors can participate in a slo-pitch ball game. More information is available by calling (416) 392-7611.

The annual Canada Day parade will begin at 4 p.m. west of the Scarborough Civic Centre on Brimley Road, ending at Lawrence Avenue East at about 5:30 p.m. Councillor Chin Lee will be participating in the parade.  More information is available by calling (416) 396-7611.