Tag Archives: Canadian Holidays

Happy Simcoe Day 2019

As today is Sir John Graves Simcoe Day in Ontario, I would like to discuss the first Lieutenant Governor of Upper Canada from 1791 to 1796. Of course Upper Canada would later become the Province of Ontario. Born in Cotterstock … Continue reading

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Family Day or Flag Day?

With today being Family Day in Ontario, I would like to ask the question: should we call today Family Day or make it a formal holiday in honour of Flag Day? Personally, I am calling for the name of the … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving

As this is the second Monday in October, I would like to wish everyone in Canada a Happy Thanksgiving. Let’s discuss the history of Thanksgiving in Canada:

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