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

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

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

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

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

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