Do You Have the Civic Holiday off?

Posted by on Sunday, August 6, 2017
adventure, camping, forest
Monday August 7 is a Civic Holiday for Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, and  Nunavut.

The Civic Holiday is commonly referred to as the August long weekend.

It is probably the busiest day on highways as tens of thousands of families go camping, to cottages etc this weekend.
It has different names in different provinces and municipalities.

It is known as Terry Fox Day in Manitoba, Saskatchewan Day in Saskatchewan, British Columbia Day in British Columbia, Simcoe Day in Toronto, New Brunswick Day in New Brunswick, Colonel By Day in Ottawa, Heritage Day in Alberta and Joseph Brant Day in Burlington, Ontario. It is called Benjamin Vaughan day in the City of Vaughan, Ontario.



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