The History of Canadian Thanksgiving (Infographic)

It’s going to be a quiet day on the blog today because it’s a holiday up here in Canada. Today is our Thanksgiving. Unlike America which has Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of November, in Canada, it’s the second Monday in October.  In fact, Thanksgiving in Canada has been in April, May, June and November before being an October holiday.

So to celebrate a day off in the fall, let’s bring back a classic infographic with this look at the history of Canadian Thanksgiving.

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The History of Canadian Thanksgiving (Infographic)

Today is Thanksgiving in Canada. Obviously, it’s on a different day and month than our neighbours to the south who have theirs on the fourth Thursday in November. Ours is on the second Monday of October. But it wasn’t always on Monday or even in October. In fact, Thanksgiving in Canada has been in April, May, June and November before being an October holiday. So to celebrate our Thanksgiving, here’s an infographic with the history of Canadian Thanksgiving. Continue reading