Former mayor Lawrence Chernoff shows a year of being out of politics hasn’t affected his pancake-flipping skills.                                 Photo: John Boivin

Former mayor Lawrence Chernoff shows a year of being out of politics hasn’t affected his pancake-flipping skills. Photo: John Boivin

PHOTOS: Castlegar celebrates Canada Day

Photos from around Castlegar.

Thousands turned out Monday under sunny skies at Lakeside Park in Nelson to celebrate Canada’s 152nd birthday.

 

Nothing like a patriotic massage on Canada Day to make a true Canadian chill out.                                 Photo: John Boivin

Nothing like a patriotic massage on Canada Day to make a true Canadian chill out. Photo: John Boivin

A Canada-Day salute from the middle of the Columbia River.                                 Photo: Jennifer Small

A Canada-Day salute from the middle of the Columbia River. Photo: Jennifer Small

Enjoying the picture-perfect weather on a Zodiac on Canada Day. Endless Adventure organized the event where locals were invited to boat or paddle from Robson to Genelle.                                Photo: Jennifer Small

Enjoying the picture-perfect weather on a Zodiac on Canada Day. Endless Adventure organized the event where locals were invited to boat or paddle from Robson to Genelle. Photo: Jennifer Small

Mayor Bruno Tassone was helping to man the City of Castlegar booth at Canada Day celebrations.                                 Photo: Betsy Kline

Mayor Bruno Tassone was helping to man the City of Castlegar booth at Canada Day celebrations. Photo: Betsy Kline

Warm Canada Day weather drew many people to the Millennium Ponds. Photo: Betsy Kline

Warm Canada Day weather drew many people to the Millennium Ponds. Photo: Betsy Kline

Food vendors kept revellers filled at Canada Day celebrations.                                 Photo: Betsy Kline

Food vendors kept revellers filled at Canada Day celebrations. Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar.                                 Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

Beach volleyball was a popular activity on Canada Day in Castlegar. Photo: Betsy Kline

More than 100 people paddled or floated down the Columbia River to celebrate Canada Day. Photo: Betsy Kline

More than 100 people paddled or floated down the Columbia River to celebrate Canada Day. Photo: Betsy Kline

PHOTOS: Castlegar celebrates Canada Day