See a collection of photos by The Compass, covering communities in the area including Carbonear, Whiteway, and Upper Island Cove.
TRINITY-CONCEPTION, NL — Less-than-ideal weather didn’t deter folks in in Trinity-Conception area from celebrating the 150th anniversary of Canada.
A downpour of rain forced some towns to alter their plans for the morning of July 1, though the afternoon proved to be more hospitable for events.
Compass reporters were out and about Saturday to take in some events and snag photos.
A white sheet full of signatures with the Canada flag in the middle is carried in Upper Island Cove.
Parents and children take part in Whiteway’s Canada Day bicycle parade.
Cutting the Canada Day cake is Millie George, age 91 years, and Avery Mahoney (less than two weeks old), held by her mother Stacey Chislett. This is an annual tradition in Whiteway on July 1st.
Children in Carbonear were given the opportunity to test out the fire department’s high-pressure water hose.
The final piece of art from Ocean View Art Gallery students set up along the boardwalk in Carbonear. Shannon and Sydney Crane, the artists, pose with Carbonear Mayor George Butt Jr.
A group of Canada fans wave hello in Upper Island Cove.
Who says there’s no place for a pink Cadillac in a Canada Day parade? This young girl was riding in style of the Upper Island Cove parade.