HAPPY CANADA DAY HIGH FIVE: Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Parksville under sunny skies on Tuesday morning to watch the parade celebrating Canada's 147th birthday. Above

A Happy Canada Day high five in Parksville!

The streets of downtown Parksville were lined with thousands of people for the Canada Day parade on Tuesday

HAPPY CANADA DAY HIGH FIVE: Thousands of people lined the streets of downtown Parksville under sunny skies on Tuesday morning to watch the parade celebrating Canada’s 147th birthday. Above, Oceanside RCMP Staff Sgt. Brian Hunter and a member of the Dashwood Volunteer Fire Department share a high five along the parade route. See Thursday’s edition of The NEWS and our Facebook page, www.facebook.com/PQBNews, to see dozens of photos from the parade and other Canada Day events from Tuesday in Parksville Qualicum Beach.

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