Spend the 2023 Canada Day Long Weekend with SiriusXM

2023 Canada Day long weekend.

As we celebrate Canada’s 156th birthday on July 1st with a long weekend, SiriusXM’s Canadian channels have lots of specialty programming that you can put on and turn up loud. From hip-hop and classic pop to live Canadian sports and more, you’re sure to find something to soundtrack however you’re spending your time.



Poplandia’s Backyard Bash is your soundtrack to celebrating the long weekend. We’re playing the top 50 Canadian songs you need as you grill hotdogs with family and friends. it’s a mix of your favourite classics and the hottest new hits; find out who landed the #1 spot. 

Top of the Country Radio

Top of the Country Radio

Tune in to a special hour-long Canada Day special hosted by Tim and The Glory Boys. They’ll be playing and speaking with their favourite Canadian country artists and celebrating new music, traditional tunes, and Canada. 


Iceberg flips to an all-’90s Long Weekend for Canada Day. Starting Friday, June 30, Iceberg will play nothing but your favourite Canadian ’90s hits and the deep cuts you’ve been missing. You’ll hear Sloan, I Mother Earth, Alanis, Matthew Good and more. 

The Tragically Hip Radio

Tragically Hip Radio

The Tragically Hip Radio will once again take over The Verge starting Friday, June 30 and running through Monday, July 3. You’ll hear rare live concerts in full every hour on July 1.

Mixtape: North

Grammy-nominated Canadian singer/songwriter and producer PARTYNEXTDOOR is your guest host as he takes over Mixtape: North Channel 164, playing some of his favourite Canadian Hip-Hop and R&B songs.

Canada Talks

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We’ve got three big CFL games airing on SiriusXM Canada 167 over the course of the Canada Day long weekend:

  • Friday, June 30 – 7:30 pm ET, Edmonton Elks at Ottawa Redblacks
  • Saturday, July 1 – 7 pm ET, Winnipeg Blue Bombers at Montreal Alouettes
  • Monday, July 2 – 7 pm ET, BC Lions at Toronto Argonauts

On Monday’s edition of The Arlene Bynon Show, Arlene will interview the Chair of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Prince Edward Island, Dr. Edward MacDonald! Dr. Ed is an expert in Canadian history and will take listeners on a journey through the rich, vibrant story of how our country came to be! 

The Daily Edition with Matt Gurney will ask the question, Can Canada still punch above its weight on the global stage? Guests for this special include: 

  • Andrew Leslie – retired Lieutenant General, former commander of Canada’s Army and a former federal MP and Chief Government Whip
  • Artur Wilczynski – former Canadian ambassador to Norway and was associate deputy chief of signals intelligence at the Communications Security Establishment
  • Ben Rowswell – Former Canadian ambassador to Venezuela Scott Clancy, retired major-general in the Canadian Armed Forces, former director of operations for NORAD, and is a fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Canada Now with Jeff Sammutt will share some favourite guest appearances from Jess Moskaluke, Ritu Bhasin, Scott Anderson of Finger Eleven, Eric Bauza (voice of Bugs Bunny), Jason Priestley and Michael Geddes.

You can also hear a best of episode of The Breakdown with Allison Dore, featuring Colin Mochrie, Tim Hicks, and Jully Black.