Canada Day Rocks!

Tens of thousands of Canadians flocked to Parliament Hill in Ottawa on July 1 to celebrate the country's 141st birthday. The revellers were mostly decked out in red and white - the color of Canada's flag.

Canada Day Rocks!

The Canada Day celebrations began with a military parade through downtown Ottawa.

Canada Day Rocks!

The celebration also included a number of musical performances including Canada's Blue Rodeo.

Canada Day Rocks!

The musical performances were followed by a 30-minute fireworks display on Parliament Hill that started at 10:05 p.m.

Canada Day Rocks!

The crowd was estimated at 75,000.

Canada Day Rocks!

Canadian flags painted the streets. They were on heads, hats, faces and on sticks flapping in the warm breeze.

Canada Day Rocks!

Early revellers were treated to a military drill and the music of the Changing of the Guard ceremony.

Canada Day Rocks!

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