Canada Day

How to watch Canada Day 2019 on CBC

Watch the Canada Day celebrations live from Ottawa with performances and fireworks.

Watch the Canada Day celebrations live from Ottawa with performances and fireworks.

(From left to right) William Prince, Cœur de Pirate and K’Naan are among the performers lined up for Canada Day in the Capital 2019.

CBC is bringing the nation together for a Canada Day filled with celebrations, special news coverage, performances and fireworks.

How to watch

This July 1, watch the broadcast live on CBC-TV or stream it live on CBC Gem.

Download the CBC Gem app from iTunes or Google Play, or watch it in your web browser.

Sign up for a free membership on CBC Gem to watch the show stream live in your region.

Canada Day 2019 Schedule

CBC News Special Presentation: Canada Day 2019
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. EST

This three-hour CBC News special will be hosted by The National's Rosemary Barton and Andrew Chang. Reporters from across the country will join Barton and Chang to provide updates on Canada Day celebrations across various communities.

Viewers outside of Canada can watch this on CBC News' Facebook and YouTube pages.

(From left to right) Marie Mai, Karim Ouellet, Crystal Shawanda and Brett Kissel are among the artists performing at Canada Day in the Capital 2019.

CBC Music Festival Special
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. EST

Relive the largest, all-Canadian music festival from Toronto's RBC Echo Beach. This year's special includes performances and interviews from Alvvays, Stars, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Peach Pit and DJ NDN.

The Strumbellas will be one of the headliners at Canada Day in the Capital 2019. (Matt Barnes)

Canada Day in the Capital
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. EST

This special live event from Ottawa features fireworks and performances by Brett Kissel, Coeur de Pirate, Crystal Shawanda, Karim Ouellet, K'Naan, Marie Mai, The Strumbellas and William Prince.

Canadians living outside of Canada, fear not. You can watch the celebrations, too! CBC's YouTube channel will be streaming the broadcast starting at 8 p.m. EST.

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