Labour Day: What is it & why do we celebrate it?

I have to admit I had no idea what the historical purpose of labour day was until I looked it up. Then decided to write a brief article on it, to share with you the reason we originally got this long weekend that we Canadians use as the marker for the end of another summer.Continue reading “Labour Day: What is it & why do we celebrate it?”

Celebrating Victoria Day: The Holiday’s Origins & its Questionable Future

This article delves into why and how Victoria Day came to be in Canada, as well examines the colonial roots of the holiday, debating the question as to if Victoria Day should continue to be celebrated. For many Canadians, when they think of Victoria Day, they think of a conveniently placed long weekend used toContinue reading “Celebrating Victoria Day: The Holiday’s Origins & its Questionable Future”