Come Home Year

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Come Home Year is a Canadian civic event for many towns that encourages a return to home town. Due to significant economic migration away from many of the small rural towns these events draw many generations to celebrate.

In 2000, there was a provincial "Come Home Year" in Newfoundland and Labrador where many people came back to visit their various communities.

In 2005, Saskatchewan had a "Come Home Year" as part of the province's centennial celebration.

In 2017, McIvers, Newfoundland hosted a Come Home event that temporarily tripled the town's population.[1]


  1. ^ Moore, Gary (July 28, 2017). "'It's been just marvellous': McIvers Come Home Year is aces". CBC News. Retrieved 28 July 2017.