THANKSGIVING IN CANADA

In 1710 at Port Royal, N.S. a day of thanksgiving was held when the town passed into English hands for the last time. 

In 1760 a day of thanksgiving was held in Halifax to mark the victory of General Amherst's troops at Montreal. 

In 1762 Halifax held a day of thanksgiving for a bountiful harvest. 

In 1879 a national Thanksgiving Day was declared.

After World War I it was combined with Armistice Day for some years.

Finally, in 1931 it was made a separate holiday to be celebrated on the Second Monday in October.

 

 

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