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Selfadvocatenet.ca Canada Day Page 2023

Selfadvocatenet.ca Canada Day page 2023

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This page is about Canada Day and will highlight why Canada Day happens on July 1st .

As well you will see  San Canada Day Message 2023 .

And  we have some fun Activities  online  songs, cooking to celebrate Canada’s birthday.

Canada Day 2023 will celebrate the 156th Anniversary of Confederation.

Canadian National Anthem O Canada

 

 

This will be were you be able watch Canada Day  2023 Special  here

 

Premier’s statement on Canada Day

Victoria Saturday, July 1, 2023 7:30 AM

This on BC Govt Website go to the link here

 

Statement by the Prime Minister on Canada Day

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on Canada Day:

“No matter where you are, July 1 is an opportunity for us all to celebrate the country we call home, the people we share it with, and the future we’re building together.

“We can – and we should – take pride in all those things. After all, Canada is the envy of the world: people fleeing violence and persecution dream of a life here, businesses open headquarters in our cities and manufacturing plants in our towns, and world leaders look to us for leadership in times of crisis.

“Wherever our flag flies, it’s recognized as a symbol of democracy, of freedom, and of hope. It represents the values we all hold dear. And it is a promise. A promise of a country where newcomers are welcomed with open arms, where differences are celebrated and diversity is embraced, a country where you’re free to be who you are and love whom you love, where everyone has a real and fair chance at success, and a country where we acknowledge historical wrongs and learn from the past in order to build a better future – for everyone.

“Canada has withstood incredible challenges throughout our history, and we’ve always made it through by working hard together and staying true to our values. We did it when our grandparents stood up to fascism on the beaches of Normandy and across Europe. We’re doing it now when we step up to help those affected by wildfires. And we do it every day when we take a stand against hatred and discrimination.

“We are from far and wide, but united we are 40 million strong – and there is no challenge we cannot overcome together. So today, let’s celebrate each other, and let’s celebrate as we continue to build this great country. And let’s continue to seize every opportunity we can to make this country even better for our children and our children’s children.

“Happy Canada Day, everyone!”

This is on Justin Trudeau website go to the link here

 

101 Facts of Canada

 

July 1 is a national holiday! Canada’s Capital Region comes alive with national celebrations. Across the country, Canada Day is celebrated by participating in activities organized in the communities.

Take advantage of July 1 to create memorable moments with the people around you.

 

Selfadvocatenet.ca Canada Day Message 2023

Canada Day Recipes

 

Canada Day Strawberry Pancakes

Course Breakfast Cuisine American Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Chill Time 20 minutes Total Time 45 minutes Servings 16 pancakes

Strawberry Pancakes are an easy, sweet, and delicious breakfast recipe loaded with fresh strawberries and topped with Strawberry Sauce.

Ingredients  

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 cups buttermilk
  • 2 large eggs
  • 4 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • cups sliced strawberries
  • Strawberry Sauce for serving
  • butter for serving

Instructions

  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk together flour, sugar, salt, baking powder, and baking soda and set aside.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs, and oil.
  • Create a well in the center of the dry ingredients and add the wet ingredients and 1 cup of the sliced strawberries, mixing with a rubber spatula just until combined. The batter will be lumpy. Do not to over beat the batter. Mix until it’s just combined but still lumpy, otherwise, you’ll get tough pancakes!
  • Place the batter in the refrigerator for 20 minutes until bubbles start to form all over the top.
  • Preheat the oven or your warming drawer to 200°F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. This will be used to put any cooked pancakes on so they don’t get cold and soggy while you’re cooking up the rest of the batter.
  • Heat a griddle to 350°F or a large skillet over medium heat and spray with nonstick spray.
  • Add ¼ cup of the pancake batter to the griddle or pan to make each pancake. Add a few additional slices of strawberries to the pancakes. Once the tops are all bubbly and the bottoms are golden brown, flip the pancakes and cook until done. Repeat until the batter is gone.

Recipe Notes

  • Buttermilk Substitute: Simply mix 1 cup of 2% or whole milk with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice or white vinegar. Whisk to combine.
  • Can I use frozen strawberries? I wouldn’t recommend it. They will give off too much excess moisture and since they are so cold, the batter around they will have a hard time cooking and fluffing up. Stick with fresh for the best texture and flavor.
  • How to freeze: Once cooked, allow them to cool and place them on a single layer on a sheet pan and put in the freezer. Once frozen, transfer the pancakes to a freezer bag and squeeze out any excess air. Bake or microwave to enjoy from frozen.
  • Nutritional information is an estimate based on a total of 16 pancakes and does not include toppings.

Nutrition

Calories: 130kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 147mg | Potassium: 111mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 79IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 1mg
This Recipe is on website called sugarandsoul.co go to the link here

 

Canada Day Pasta

 

Course: Main Course, Side Dish Cuisine: North American
Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 300kcal Author: Lord Byron’s Kitchen
Make your Canada Day celebrations a little more festive with this easy-to-prepare Canada Day Pasta! It’s easy to toss together and takes very little time.
If you have kids, get them involved – they will love making red pasta!
Ingredients
  • 450 grams pasta shapes
  • 400 grams mini bocconcini, drained
  • 1 pound cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1 1/2 cups Italian Salad Dressing
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 810 drops red food colouring

Instructions

  • Divide the pasta into two equal amounts. Bring to a boil two pots of salted water. Add 8-10 drops of red food colouring to one pot of water.
  • Add half the pasta to the red water and the other half to the regular water. Stir both well using separate spoons and cook until just done.
  • Drain and rinse both pastas separately Run under cold water until pasta is completely cold. Set aside, but do not mix the two pastas together.
  • In a large mixing bowl, add the washed tomatoes, the drained bocconcini, the Italian Salad Dressing, and the salt and pepper. Gently stir to combine.
  • Add the “white” pasta to the bowl and gently toss to combine and coat.
  • If serving the pasta immediately, add the red pasta now and toss to combine. Otherwise, cover the red pasta and store it in the fridge. Cover the mixed pasta and store it in the fridge as well.
  • When ready to serve, add the red pasta to the mixed pasta and toss well. Serve immediately.

Nutrition

Calories: 300kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 416mg | Potassium: 199mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 326IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 135mg | Iron: 1mg
This was on a website called .lordbyronskitchen go to the link here
Canadian Flag Cake

Celebrate Canada Day with a flag cake! Vanilla sheet cake with a whipped cream cheese frosting, decorated with strawberries to make the Canada Flag. This will feed a crowd! Serve with extra sliced strawberries if desired.

By WestCoastMom
prep: 45 mins
cook: 20 mins
additional: 30 mins
total: 1 hr 35 mins
Servings: 24
Yield: 1 11X17-inch cake

Ingredients

Cake:
Frosting:
Decoration:

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour an 11X17-inch baking pan with 1-inch high sides.

  • Beat 1 1/2 cups sugar and butter together in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat one egg at a time into the butter mixture; beat in sour cream and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract.

  • Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl. With mixer at low speed, add flour mixture to butter mixture alternately with milk just until combined. Scrape sides and bottom of bowl and finish mixing with a rubber spatula. Pour batter into prepared pan; spread to corners of pan and smooth top with a spatula.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean, about 20 minutes. Cool cake completely, about 30 minutes. To remove cake from pan, run a paring knife between cake and pan. Cover cake pan with plate or cooling rack; invert to transfer cake onto plate.

  • Beat cream cheese, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract together in a bowl with an electric mixer on medium speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes. Reduce mixer speed to low; slowly pour in cream. Once cream is incorporated, turn mixer speed to medium-high; beat until stiff peaks form, about 2 minutes.

  • Spread cream cheese mixture evenly over top and sides of cake, smoothing the top. Place 2 to 3 rows of overlapping strawberry slices parallel to short sides of cake for the two red stripes of the Canada flag. Trace out a maple leaf shape in center of cake with a toothpick; use points of strawberry slices to create points of maple leaf. Cut a strip of strawberry for the leaf stem; fill in the area of the maple leaf with sliced strawberries. Refrigerate cake until ready to serve.

Cook’s Notes:

Cake can be decorated and served right in the pan for easier transport. If removing the cake from the pan, frost the sides and add sliced strawberries around the edge for a nice presentation.

Tips

Raspberries can be used for the sides of the flag, but strawberries work best for the maple leaf.

Tips

You can find Maple Leaf templates for your cake online.

Tips

Store leftover cake, covered, in the refrigerator.

Nutrition Facts

311 calories; protein 3.9g; carbohydrates 29.4g; fat 20.3g; cholesterol 83.9mg; sodium 205.1mg.
This is on a website called allrecipies.com go to the link here

Festive Canada Day Cupcakes

If you are celebrating Canada Day at home with your family and friends, you can make these festive Canada Day cupcakes for dessert!
Course Dessert Cuisine Canadian Servings 12 Calories 569 kcal

Ingredients

Cupcake

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 2 egg whites
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Red gel food colouring

Frosting

  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3 cup powder sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • Red gel food colouring

Instructions

Cupcakes

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Line cupcake pan with paper liners.
  • Sift flour, baking powder, salt, and baking soda together in a bowl.
  • Beat butter on high for 30 seconds.
  • Add sugar and vanilla extract to the butter until well combined.
  • Add egg whites, one at a time, mixing after each.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, mixing after each.
  • Add 1/3 cup flour mixture to the wet mixture followed by adding 1/3 cup of the buttermilk; add 1/3 cup flour mixture again then add 1/3 cup buttermilk mix on low-speed, add 1/3 cup of flour and add the rest of 1/3 cup of buttermilk mix in low-speed until thoroughly blended.
  • Divide the batter into two bowls. Add red gel food colouring to one bowl and stir well. The second bowl remains white.
  • Begin by spooning in some of the red batter then add the white on top of the red. Continue with the a spoon of the red again then the white all around the individual lined cupcake tins.
  • The batter will spread out in the cupcake tin but continue to layer the batter with the red then the white.
  • The batter should reach 2/3rd of the top of the lined cupcake holders.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.
  • Remove to a wire rack until fully cooled

Frosting

  • Beat the softened butter on its own until smooth.
  • Add vanilla extract.
  • Add powder sugar with heavy cream into the creamed butter until it becomes a smooth and thick texture.
  • If the frosting is too thick, add more heavy cream, if the frosting is too thin, add more powdered sugar.
  • Take a spoonful of the frosting and hold the spoon upside down. If the frosting drops off the spoon, add more powdered sugar.
  • Divide the frosting into two bowls. In one bowl add several red drops of gel food colouring and stir well. The second bowl remains white.
  • Scoop individual colours of the frosting, one at a time, into a pastry bag. Start with the red frosting, second add the white frosting.
  • Twist the open end of the pastry bag to push the frosting to the tip. Test it out before applying the frosting to the cupcakes. The frosting should come out in a mixture of red and white.
  • Frost the cupcakes by starting on the edges of the baked cupcakes and with the frosting work towards the center of the cupcake.

Nutrition

Calories: 569kcalCarbohydrates: 72gProtein: 5gFat: 30gSaturated Fat: 19gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 110mgSodium: 200mgPotassium: 81mgFiber: 1gSugar: 55gVitamin A: 992IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 1mg
This recipe is on a website called Ottawa Mommy Club go to the link here
Music Canada Day
Tribute to a Canadian Stompin Tom Connors 
Iconic songs for Canada Day

 

 

Another Icon a Canadian  his name is Gordon Lightfoot  tribute to great singer he passed away this year

 

 

 

 

Activities with Canada Day Theme

Canada Day Coloring Pages

Canada Games and Puzzles

 

Canada Day Greeting Cards if want send a Card these are free

Canada Day – Word Searches

Canada Day Word Search

 

Maple Leaf Jigsaw Puzzle

 

Canadian Crafts for Kids

Canada Day 2023

 

 

 

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