Tag: Holidays

What is (Canadian) Thanksgiving?

Canadian Thanksgiving is always held on the second Monday in October. Thanksgiving is one of our very favourite Canadian holidays, and we think it could be yours, too. Why is that? It’s not just because we get to eat tables of delicious food, or because we get a day off work. While both reasons are [...]

Red poppies in November: What is Remembrance Day?

As soon as Halloween is over, every November, you will begin to see people wearing red paper flowers on their coats. These simple flowers are usually pinned on the left lapel, close to the heart, and are only worn for 2 weeks every year. The wearing of the poppy symbolizes that Remembrance Day is near. [...]

What is Canada Day?

Do you feel like going to a party, seeing some fireworks, or having fun with your neighbours? Canada Day is a national holiday that commemorates the day that Canada became a country on July 1, 1867. Every July 1st Canadians around the world wear red and white and participate in local events that allow them [...]