The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. Here, MP Alistair MacGregor shows his Canadian spirit. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. Here, MP Alistair MacGregor shows his Canadian spirit. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Cowichan Valley celebrates Canada Day

A number of communities in the Cowichan Valley threw Canada Day celebrations in 2019.

Among them was the always popular Maple Bay Canada Day parade, and the Canada Day festivities at the BC Forest Discovery Centre in Duncan.

 

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

The Canada Day parade at Maple Bay may be small, but it always draws an enthusiastic crowd. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Canada Day at the BC Forest Discovery Centre. (Kelsey McLean photo)

Canada Day at the BC Forest Discovery Centre. (Kelsey McLean photo)

Lake Cowichan councillor Tim McGonigle’s little grandson likes to wave his flag for Canada at the Lake Cowichan Canada Day celebrations. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)

Lake Cowichan councillor Tim McGonigle’s little grandson likes to wave his flag for Canada at the Lake Cowichan Canada Day celebrations. (Malcolm Chalmers photo)