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The Power of Together

Incubated by Community Foundations of Canada, the Alliance 150 is an open network of organizations, groups and individuals working to make the most of Canada’s sesquicentennial.

As a network, we promote action, engagement and impact around Canada’s 150th through a series of in-person events and an online digital platform called

This platform serves as the hub for all 2017 activity, featuring hundreds of Canada 150 events, projects and stories. We’ve also partnered with Passport 2017, the official Canada 150 events app, to ensure our members’ activities have the broadest possible reach from coast to coast to coast.

Registration is free and open to all.

Website Features


Discover what’s being planned for Canada’s 150th using our improved projects directory. Filter your search by theme, region, and funding source.

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We’ve partnered with the Passport 2017 app to showcase Canada 150 events taking place from coast to coast to coast. Alliance members can submit to our events directory and to the app with one click.

Add your event [must be logged in]


Do you have news or a story you’d like to share about your Canada 150 initiative? Log in to post it to your profile and to our Member Stories page.  Stories may also be featured on the Alliance 150 homepage, social media, or newsletter.

Add your story [must be logged in]


Looking to promote your Canada 150 activity, or planning an event? Visit our resource section for a curated list of resources to help your planning, and download links for Alliance 150 logos and promotional materials.


Projects and events are searchable by theme, region and funding source, with more filters to come. Funding sources include:

  • Canada 150 (Signature) – Pan-Canadian Signature projects funded by the Government of Canada are large-scale, participation-oriented activities, of national scope and with high impact. These projects will bring Canadians together to celebrate, participate in events and share experiences. Learn more.
  • Canada 150 (Community) – Community-driven projects funded by the Government of Canada include festivals, youth exchanges and forums, cultural projects and works of art. Learn more.
  • Community Fund for Canada’s 150th – Local projects funded by community foundations and the Government of Canada that encourage participation, inspire understanding, and build vibrant and healthy communities. Learn more.
  • Other – There are many other avenues of Canada 150 funding. Current opportunities will be shared on our Funding page.


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