Remembering our one day is apparently sufficient.
One other day Americans may know about is El Cinco de Mayo, a Mexican national holiday that is not really well-celebrated there. Their national holiday, El Grito, is celebrated over two days, actually. Starting on the evening of September 15th. El Cinco de Mayo is observed here because that gives Americans the excuse to eat Mexican food, a favorite pastime of mine, and drink Mexican beer. In fact, observation of the holiday in
I wonder if Labatt or Moosehead could come up with a similar ad campaign for Canada Day and promote feasting on their beer, or as they say in
Canada Day is a curious name for a holiday. Like naming Independence Day United States Day. It got that name in a very curious way.
But first, it wasn’t always Canada Day. It was first established as a national holiday known as Dominion Day celebrating the union of 4 provinces under one dominion called
In 1982, coinciding with a final severance of ties between
And so now we have Canada Day.
That’s right, Moving Day.
This is the day when one’s lease is up. When your lease is up, and you don’t renew it you move.
If everyone is moving on the same day, it must be a real challenge getting a moving van or a truck rental reserved.