Wondering how to celebrate 150 years of our home and native land? SiriusXM Canada, the country’s leading audio entertainment company, today announced a comprehensive lineup of Canadian music, talk and sports programming during Canada Day weekend as the country celebrates Canada 150.
150 for 150:
After months of voting, the Canadian public and industry experts have spoken and chosen the 150 greatest Canadian songs of all time. Airing all day Canada Day on The Verge (ch. 173), subscribers can tune in to hear which iconic artists made the top 10 and see the entire list at 150.siriusxm.ca.
Saturday, July 1st at 12 am ET and 12 pm ET
Sunday, July 2nd at 12 am ET
Sunday, July 2nd at 12 am ET and 12 pm ET
Canada Talks Celebrates the Country
Join Canada Talks’ (ch. 167) daily shows for a look at Canada’s history, culture and contributions during this special 3-hour segment. National Post Radio with Anthony Furey, Canada Now with Jeff Sammut, Ward & Al with Ward Anderson and Allison Dore, The Arlene Bynon Show and #Politics with Arlene Bynon will each focus on different provinces or territories in this celebration of Canada.
Saturday, July 1st at 9 am ET and 3 pm ET
Creation of Our Nation with Arlene Bynon
Arlene Bynon will broadcast live on Canada Talks from the “Cradle of Confederation” – Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, where she will be joined by special guests discussing the elusive idea of the modern Canadian identity in the historic place where it all began. Guests include Former Prime Ministers Kim Campbell and Paul Martin, comedian Dave Thomas, Canadian Chef Michael Smith, P.E.I. Premier Wade MacLauchlan, hockey analyst and SiriusXM host Gord Stellick and more.
Saturday, July 1st at 12 pm
SiriusXM’s 24/7 Canadian comedy channel Canada Laughs (ch. 168) will be taken over by acclaimed Canadian comedian and star of the hit show LetterKenny, K. Trevor Wilson all day Canada Day. Wilson will share hilarious facts about Canada and play some of his favourite homegrown comics at the top of every hour.
Hosts Ben Miner, Joe Thistel and Paul Paduch host the first-ever PB & J Canada Day Jam comedy special, paying tribute to the 150 best moments and people in Canadian comedy on Canada Laughs.
Saturday, July 1st at 12 am ET (K. Trevor takeover), 12 pm and 8 pm ET (PB & J)
Canada Takes the Field
Canada Day celebrations continue on Canada Talks (ch. 167) with Major League Soccer, as Toronto FC takes on FC Dallas in Texas. Then, subscribers can get all the CFL action as the Winnipeg Blue Bombers face the Saskatchewan Roughriders on their home turf.
Saturday, July 1st at 7 pm ET (MLS) and 9 pm ET (CFL)
Subscribers will get access to the exclusive live broadcast of Historic Homecoming featuring City and Colour, Blue Rodeo, The Strumbellas, Stars and Dear Rouge. The Verge (ch. 173) will be live with full performances, plus interviews and behind-the-scenes extras with the all-star Canadian lineup at The Commons at Butler’s Barracks National Historic Site in Niagara-on-the-Lake.
Sunday, July 2nd at 4 pm ET
Those subscribers who add SiriusXM Streaming access to their subscription can also listen to full Canada Day coverage on the SiriusXM App and online at siriusxm.ca.