Tuesday September 19, 2017

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Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving in Canada is celebrated on the 2nd Monday of October every year. It allows Canadians to give thanks for a good year of harvest.

Celebration\ Observance

Today it is celebrated by pulling the family together in a huge Thanksgiving meal or feast for dinner. It also involves playing games and activities with loved ones and the community.

History

The holiday came to be in 1879 as a national holiday but the beginning dates back to the time of Martin Frobisher when he discovered Canada. He landed on shore and ate a meal of thanks for surviving the long journey to Canada from England.

Yearly Calendars

Provides calendars for the calendar year for Canada.


Holiday Dates for the Year

Provides the dates for holidays for the calendar year for Canada.


Holiday Countdown for the Year

For a count of the number of days for upcoming and past holiday dates for the calendar year for Canada.


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