News Canada Day to be celebrated virtually this year SHARE ON: Casey Kenny, staff Friday, Apr. 17th, 2020 (Supplied by Pixabay) Canada Day will be celebrated virtually this year due to COVID-19. The federal government has announced they’ve decided to celebrate Canada Day virtually in a way that will allow Canadians to come together to share our pride. For Canada Day 2020, officials say they are working with Canadian artists and artisans to put together a virtual program, reflecting our diversity and values, and showcasing the immense talent our country has to offer. They say more details will be announced soon.