Canada Day 2013: Carly Rae Jepsen, Chris Hadfield, Metric and more

Kayla Redstone

Canadian pop sensation Carly Rae Jepsen walks off stage to greet the audience during her performance at the Canada Day Noon Show on Parliament Hill. Jepsen headlined the afternoon concert.

Canadian music icons rocked the stage at the Canada Day Noon Show on Parliament Hill Monday afternoon. Performers included pop songstress Carly Rae Jepsen, astronaut Chris Hadfield, Torontonian rock band Metric and more. Click the thumnail to view the entire gallery. read more

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Latin Sparks 2013

More than 1,500 people packed Sparks Street Saturday night for this year's launch of Latin Sparks, a monthly Latin American-themed street party. Party-goers danced the night away between Metcalfe and O'Connor streets, taking advantage of salsa lessons provided by the Ritmo Baile Dance School. This is the second year in a row The International, a local group dedicated to culture sharing, has organized the summer street parties. Centretown News spoke with organizers about how the event was developed. read more

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