24 PHOTOGRAPHS IN COLLECTION (WITH UNALTERED, HISTORICAL NOTES)
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FIREWORKS Dominion Day fireworks at Harbourfront last night, [July 1, 1980] drew thousands of Metro residents to water's edge, creating traffic jams.
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DOMINION DAY - [Statue of Sir John A. Macdonald festooned with Dominion Day balloons, July 1, 1980. The bronze statue of Sir John A. Macdonald looks south down University Avenue in Toronto. The statue was unveiled on October 13th, 1894. Securely anchored to a granite base, the total statue stands over twenty feet tall. Canada's first Prime Minister celebrates Canada with a flag and balloons in hand. Photo by Tibor Kolley / The Globe and Mail]
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DOMINION DAY Balloons are released from the Ontario Legislature balcony as thousands of people arrive to join the Dominion Day celebrations for Canada's 115th birthday yesterday, [July 1, 1982].
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DEMONSTRATIONS Disarmament and Peace Anti-cruise demonstrations at Queen's Park during Canada Day celebrations, [July 1, 1983].
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CANADA DAY Canada Day crowd gathers around George Brown's statue at Queen's Park in Toronto, [July 1, 1985].
These photographs and captions are unaltered documents. In some cases, they contain outdated language that may be offensive. In order to preserve their historical authenticity, they have not been edited.
ABOUT THE ARCHIVE
The images in this living archive were scanned from prints and negatives used in The Globe and Mail newsroom from the late 19th century until the transition to digital in the 1990s. With the Archive of Modern Conflict, more than 100,000 prints from The Globe and Mail newsroom have been digitized. New photographs, and their hand-transcribed notes, are added to the feature each week.