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Canada day in 2021 is on a Thursday. This means about half the country will take Friday off to expand this into a 4 day long weekend!
Canada Day recognizes the birthday of Canada.
On July 1, 1867 Canada became a new federation with its own constitution by signing the Constitution Act – formerly known as the British North America Act.
The name “Canada” comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “Kanata” meaning “village” or settlement.”
Today is one of those days where we get to take a look into the telescopes of the past. If we know history, we have a better chance of not repeating mistakes of the past.
Like any other country, we are not perfect, but together, we can strive to make this country the envy of the world, by making our leaders accountable, and making ourselves more accountable too.
Canada Day is a national statutory holiday celebrated in all provinces and territories and it is a day off for most businesses.