The Royal Canadian Legion and the Royal Canadian Mounted
Police (RCMP) lead the parade.
Paul Mc Tavis of Br 54 Sooke Legion Canada Day 2016
Past Canada Days
The Sooke Canada Day Celebration was started in 1995 by Judithe Ann Gatto, and has
become a major summer event.
Highlights from past years:
1995 First Canada Day at the "Flats" campground. A Family picnic
A look back at past highlights:
2000 T'Souke First Nations danced & school children were given awards
Frank Planes gave out awards to local school children
American youth team visits Sooke. First year costume contests!
2003 Fire Dept. Challenge,
costume contest, canine Flyball Demo and awesome bands!
2004 Over 5,000 people attended
the '04 Celebrations!
2006 Expanded Logging Sports
2007 First year of
Sooke Canada Day Celebration is becoming known thoroughout
the world via the Internet.
John Horgan and
Canada Day 2016
2017 Mike Hicks
Linda Bristol and Brenda Parkinson
at 2012 Cananda Day
Mike Hicks, John Horgan, Gordon Planes, Janet McTavish singing,
Shirley Alphose and Brenda Parkinson
on stage at Canada Day in Sooke, 2016
Otter Point Hoseball Games
2017 Colour Party from the Sooke Royal Canadian Legion, Br 54
2017 the Legion leads in the parade, Sooke Mayor M. Tait in white dress
Sooke Canada Day 2018
Sooke Canada Day 2019