Canada Day celebrations kick off in Bathurst

It's Canada Day, a day Canadians around the world celebrate the enactment of the Constitution Act of 1867 and everything that makes Canada a great place to live, work, and play.

In Beresford, festivities kick off at the beach at 1 p.m. and include activies and music from local performers 'Zakoustik'.

Canada Day celebrations in Bathurst get underway at noon at Youghall Beach, and include live music from 'The Northern Heights' and 'Beauds', as well as a barbeque, inflatable games for kids and other activities.