A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: “Canada Day in the Canyon” kicks off a decade of NPTGS events

Saturday, July 1, 2017|
  • Lieutenant Governor To Preside At Historic Yale Canada Day Celebration

July 1, 2007: The “Canada Day in the Canyon” celebration in historic Yale sees over 350 people enjoy of a day of celebrations featuring music, street theatre and living heritage. Performers included the Siska Dancers and Hayley Sales. the Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Iona Campagnolo, was welcomed to the Yale First Nation’s traditional territory by Chief Bob Hope and delivered the “stump speech” first read by Gov. James Douglas in 1858. The event – the first organized by the New Pathways to Gold Society – was staged in partnership with the Yale First Nation, the Yale and District Historical Society, local businesses and corporate sponsors, including the Canadian Pacific Railway, Telus, BC Transmission Corporation.


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