Yes, it was July 1st, 1867 when the “Fathers of Confederation” proclaimed Canada as an independent and free Nation.
Grant and Linda McRae, celebrating in Digby Nova Scotia prompted me to send along this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WAYhT5f0i-I&list=PLwVAOSKVpESlRwe5tQ0lFha94BPTJ9nvF
Those of you who would like to read more about the Centennial Flame: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centennial_Flame
My thanks to Grant and Linda. Stan McCormack. 2017 06 21.