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Christmas Lights Across Canada

| December 29, 2012

5202238218_3385b83262_mSee the lights from December 6th, 2012 to January 7, 2013. On opening night, join us on Parliament Hill at 6 pm for the illumination ceremony.

Each year, Canada’s Capital Region glows with thousands of holiday lights during Christmas Lights Across Canada. The magic begins with an illumination ceremony on Parliament Hill. Join us on December 1 for an evening that is sure to enchant the entire family.

In Canada’s Capital, the winter landscape glows with over 300,000 multicoloured lights during the holiday season.

About Christmas Lights Across Canada

The Christmas Lights program was launched in 1985 to brighten the Ottawa winter. At first, the lights were only on Parliament Hill, but over the years the program expanded. Now, Ottawa and Gatineau glow each winter with Christmas lights at over 60 sites along Confederation Boulevard.

The program also grew to include our 13 provincial and territorial capitals, becoming Christmas Lights Across Canada. Throughout the country, Canadians come together each year to brighten their wintery capitals with thousands of holiday lights.

Christmas Lights Across Canada is supported by partners in the national, provincial and territorial capitals of Canada.

Photo credit: http://www.flickr.com/photos/ncc-ccn/sets/72157625281144553/

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