PMO of Canada on National Acadian Day

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on National Acadian Day   August 15, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement to mark National Acadian Day: “On National Acadian Day, Laureen and I join with all people of Acadian origin in celebrating their unique history, language, culture and traditions, as well as their invaluable contributions to Canada. “From the early days of the first French settlement in North America over four … [Read more...]

Canada Day Celebration of the Constitution Act 1867

Canada Day History It's almost time to light the candles for Canada's 146th birthday! Canada Day occurs on July 1st, the anniversary of Canada's confederation. Canadians commemorate the day with parades, fireworks, cookouts, and concerts. The popularity of the holiday has been on the incline since the late 1960's and has since become a nationwide celebration. Formerly known as "Dominion Day," Canada Day marks the anniversary of the Constitution Act of 1867, joining Nova Scotia, New … [Read more...]

Celebrating Family Day, FEB 18 (things to do)

May you and your loved ones celebrate the love in your family life this year :) Family Day is a statutory holiday occurring on a Monday in February. In the provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, and Saskatchewan, it is observed on the third Monday of February. In the provinces of Manitoba and Prince Edward Island, the statutory holiday on this date is instead termed Louis Riel Day and Islander Day, respectively. British Columbia began to celebrate Family Day on the … [Read more...]

Celebrating Victoria Day: 24 Week-end!

  Victoria Day 2011 Long Weekend Overview In 2011, Victoria Day falls on Monday, May 23.     Victoria Day is a public holiday observed across Canada on the Monday before May 25th.     Victoria Day is celebrated on the first Monday preceding May 25th. It is a statutory holiday throughout all of Canada except the Atlantic provinces (New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island). Victoria Day falls on the second to last Monday … [Read more...]

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