Although many people were opposed to Confederation, in 1867 Canada was born and it was celebrated across the New Dominion. It was in almost every single newspaper's front Pagw and notably in George Brown's The Globe (as he was a supporter of confederation). Their was a parades, speeches and it was declared a national holiday. Now every year on July 1st Canadians celebrate Canada day in commemoration of Canada becoming a country.
100th Anniversary Celebration
In 1967 the 100th anniversary celebration occurred and there was a massive celebrations. Again there were parades, speeches, newspaper stories and headlines. This time though, there was many more media forms than the common riff-Raff and newspaper. Almost every house had either a radio and/or a television. This made the celebration, larger and more widespread.