Celebrating Canada the Foodie Way

Canada Day is a nationwide celebration when Canadians commemorate their independence.  On July 1 1867, the British North America Act passed which allowed for Canada to become an independent entity within the British Empire.  In 1982, Canada gained full independence from the United Kingdom.  Today, Canada Day is celebrated by fireworks displays, festivals, picnics and great food.  Click to See Recipe Ideas

July Independence is Relevant for Many Countries

In July the following countries independence or what they the deem as their country’s birthday.

Learn the history of the following

Canada

Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada), formerly Dominion Day (French: Le Jour de la Confédération), is Canada’s national day, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act (today called the Constitution Act, 1867), which united two British colonies and a province of the British Empire into a single country called Canada. Canada Day observances take place throughout Canada as well as internationally.  READ MORE

USA

The Independence Day holiday commemorates the July 4th, 1776 adoption of the Declaration of Independence. The Continental Congress, led by Thomas Jefferson, had agreed to separate from British rule on July 2, but it took two days to complete revisions to the political document.  READ MORE

Bahamas

The thousands of islands that form the Bahamas celebrate their Independence Day on July 10. A truly diverse culture, the Bahamas is home to people of native Caribbean, European and African heritage.  READ MORE

Argentina

Argentina’s Independence Day is celebrated on the 9th of July of every year. Before Europeans occupied Argentina, the land was heavily populated by Native American tribes and bordered the rich Inca Empire. In 1502 Amerigo Vespucci arrived in the country and by 1580 Buenos Aires had become a Spanish Colony. READ MORE