Canada Day performers announced

Carly Rae Jepsen and other Canadian artists are set to take the stage on Parliament Hill for Canada Day festivities, Canadian Heritage Minister James Moore announced today.

Soprano Measha Brueggergosman will host the July 1 noon show, with duties for the evening show to be handed off to Anne-Marie Withenshaw.

Both shows will feature performers from across Canada, including pop rock singer Marie-Mai, indie rock band Metric, country singer Terri Clark, electro hip-hop band Radio Radio, and musical theatre performer Jennifer Gillis.

Both noon and evening shows will also feature a special performance by astronaut Chris Hadfield.