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Parliament declared November 6, a day of national Thanksgiving in 1879. The customs of Thanksgiving were brought to Canada by Americans who wished to remain loyal to Britain and not participate in the American Revolutionary War. The first celebration of Thanksgiving in North America occurred in 1578 in a ceremony held by Martin Frobisher and crew in Newfoundland giving thanks for surviving a difficult sea journey.


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It is a national holiday in America. Canada also has a Thanksgiving Day but it is not the same day as the American holiday.

thanksgiving is also a legal holiday in canada .when is it

In Canada, Thanksgiving is on the second Monday in October.Thanksgiving is not celebrated in Canada. It is only celebrated in America. It's when the pilgrims had a feast of thankfulness for getting to America. It is not a universal holiday, only national to America.

Yes. Canada celebrates Thanksgiving as a National Holiday on the second Monday of October every year.

The national Holiday of Canada is ' Canada Day.'

Thanksgiving has not stopped being a holiday in the United States or Canada.

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday that is celebrated in Canada and the United States. This is a day when people give thanks for the blessing of the harvest and that of the preceding year.

Thanksgiving is a national holiday in the U.S. (also in Canada). It is possible that Jamaica has a similar celebration called by another name, but national holidays are unique to each nation.

No Thanksgiving is a holiday in the United States and Canada.

Canada: Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving is an American and Canadian holiday.

The holiday tradition is much the same for Canadians as it is for Americans. Families gather and share a meal, the day is a national holiday.

Thanksgiving is a National Holiday in the United States and Canada. It is not a religious observance, though the majority of the originators were Christian. It is a time for all people to give thanks for the things that they have.

The second Monday of October is Thanksgiving Day in Canada.

Canada's national holiday would be Canada Day and lots of people celibrate it, it's not a religious holiday.

Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday of October in Canada.

Canada celebrates Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October. On Thursday, January 31, 1957, the Parliament of Canada announced that Thanksgiving was a holiday to give thanks for the happenings of the previous year.

An act of the Canadian Parliament on January 31, 1957 set the second Monday of October for Thanksgiving.

It became a national holiday in 1870 (June 26th)

Canada also refers to the holiday as Thanksgiving (with the exception of French Quebec, who calls it Jour de l'Action de grâce).

By Parliamentary proclamation enacted in 1957 Canada celebrates Thanksgiving on the second Monday of October every year. In 2011, the date was October 10. The date in 2012 is October 8.

#1.- Because it is important to spend time with your family. #2.- Celebrated in Canada and the US, thanks is given for the bountiful harvest. See link:

Most of the countries in the world do not celebrate a holiday called Thanksgiving. Those that do celebrate or observe Thanksgiving are: Canada, United States, Libya, The Netherlands and Norfolk Island. It is unusual to find people in the U.S. or Canada who do not celebrate Thanksgiving.


Canada Day is a New Year's Celebration in Canada. Peace!

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