Canada Long Weekends 2014 :
( Canada long weekends list for the year 2014 )
|Thursday, December 25, 2014||Christmas Day|
|Friday, December 26, 2014||Boxing Day|
Long Weekend is a weekend that is at least three days long.Generally a holiday on Friday or a Monday in addition to the Saturday and Sunday.
New Year's Day is observed on 1st January of every year to mark the beginning of the New Year. It is celebrated in most countries of the world.
Good Friday is a holiday observed by Christians to commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.
Easter Monday is Christian holiday celebrated a day after the Easter Sunday. It is observed differently in different countries. In USA its observed by rolling eggs. Some parts of the world siblings pour water on each other.
Family Day is observed on the third Monday of February of every year as a holiday in most of Canada. It is celebrated to allow people to take time with their families and emphasize the importance of family values.
Victoria Day is observed on the last Monday before May 25 to mark the Birthday of Queen Victoria.
Canada day is the national day of Canada. It is celebrated every year on July 1 to commemorate the formation of Canada. Canada was formed as a seperate country within Biritish Empire by unifying three colonies.
Civic Day is a holiday observed on the first Monday of August in most parts of Canada. The holiday is also known as Heritage Day, Natal Day, New Brunswick Day, Saskatchewan Day, British Columbia Day.
Labor Day in Canada is a holiday observed on the First Monday of September to celebrate the achievements of workers.
Thanksgiving Day is observed every year on the fourth Thursday in November as a day of " day of thanksgiving " to the almighty God. The modern Thanksgiving has traces back to harvest feast held at Plymouth Plantation by the settlers after a successful growing season in 1621.
Remembrance Day is a holiday observed on November 11th in Canada to remember the sacrifices of members of armed forces in the line of duty.
Christmas or Christmas Day is celebrated every year on December 25 to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ. Christmas is a widely observed holiday across the world.
Boxing day is observed on 26 December the day after the Christmas day. Servants and tradesmen are given gifts by their superiors and employers on this day