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Definition of the noun Canada Day

What does Canada Day mean as a name of something?

proper noun

  1. A Canadian statutory holiday celebrating the country's creation in 1867, celebrated each year on July 1st.

Explanation

Canada Day is the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867, which united three colonies into a single country called Canada within the British Empire. Originally called Dominion Day, the holiday was renamed in 1982, the year the Canada Act was passed. Canada Day observances take place throughout Canada as well as among Canadians internationally.

  • also known as Fête du Canada, Dominion Day, National Day of Canada

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Canada Day

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Google previewRick Mercer Report: The Paperback Book (2009)

by Rick Mercer

Thanks to one of those great Newfoundland- inConfederation ironies, Canada Day is an official day of mourning in Newf0undland.

Google previewBig Book of Canadian Celebrations Gr. 1-3

Canada Day is a wonderful event that celebrates our country's unity. This section contains teacher information, teaching ideas and reproducible activities that deal with recognizing a symbol and expressing one's views. • The Caribana is an ...

Google previewTry Harder

by Peter Sankey

Canada Day is a national holiday, celebrated every year on the first of July. It's often called “Canada's birthday” as it recognizes Canadian Confederation, the day in 1867 when four colonies joined to form a single country within the British ...

Google previewEvery Day a Holiday (2001)

Celebrating Children's Literature Throughout the Year by Elizabeth A. Raum

Canada Day is an excellent time to ...

Google previewUncommon Youth Parties (2012)

by Jim Burns

Canada Day is a commemoration of the act made ...

Google previewThe Giant Encyclopedia of Monthly Activities for Children 3 to 6 (2006)

Written by Teachers for Teachers by Kathy Charner, Maureen Murphy, Charlie Clark

RELAted books ART tag board scissors construction paper crayons contact paper • Canada Day is July 1st. 1. Create maple leaf patterns using tagboard 2. Tape the leaf stencils to the tables. 3. Give each child a piece of white construction ...

Google previewDictionary of Leisure, Travel and Tourism (2009)

by A & C Black Publishers Ltd

Canada Day Rwanda (Independence Day) 4th July USA ( Independence ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher Children's Illustrated Dictionary and Thesaurus (2003)

by George Marshall

National and Religious Holidays Advent, All Saints' Day, Ascension Day, Ash Wednesday, Australia Day, Bastille Day, Canada Day, Candlemas, Carnival, Christmas, Columbus Day, Commonwealth Day, Diwali, Day of the Dead, Easter, ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of Psychology (2016)

by Noel Sheehy, Antony J. Chapman, Wenday A. Conroy

USA Berscheid; Dunnette; Meehl; Snyder Missouri, University of, USA Kintsch; Hamilton Modena University, Italy De Renzi Monash University, Canada Day Montpelier, University of, France Flourens Montreal, University of, Canada Decarie ...

Google previewTHE PATENT LAW DICTIONARY (2013)

United States Domestic Patent Law Terms & International Patent Law Terms by Rachel Gader-Shafran MA, JD

Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day (July 1), Labour Day (first Monday in September), Thanksgiving Day (second Monday in October), legAl representAtIve IndIA ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

September 30 and October 1 Burkina Faso Proclamation Day December 11 Burundi Independence Day July 1 Cameroon National Day May 20 Canada Day Dominion Day, July 1 Canada National Day January 1 Cape Verde Independence ...

Google previewInternational encyclopedia of adolescence (2007)

A-J, index by Jeffrey Jensen Arnett

Canadians celebrate Canada Day on July 1. Economically, Canada is a highly technological country that became mostly industrial and urban following growth in manufacturing, mining, and service sectors after World War II (World Factbook ...

Google previewBritannica Concise Encyclopedia (2008)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

Canada Day formerly Dominion Day Annual Canadian holiday. Observed on July 1, it commemorates the formation of the Dominion of Canada on July 1, 1867. With the 1982 passage of the CANADA ACT, its name was officially changed to ...

Google previewDictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality (2012)

by S. Medlik

Canada Day (July), Labour ...

Google previewIntellectual Property Law Dictionary (2004)

by Rachel Gader-Shafran

Canada Day (July 1), Labour Day (first Monday in September), Thanksgiving Day (second Monday in October). Remembrance Day (November 11). Christmas Day (December 25), Boxing Day (December 26). any other day fixed as a statutory ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary for Children (2001)

by Robert B. Costello

Canada Day A holiday in Canada that falls on July 1. It celebrates the day when the first four provinces of Canada joined together. In the past, this holiday was called Dominion Day. Canadian A person who was born in or is a citizen of Canada ...

Google previewThe Fourth of July Encyclopedia (2007)

by James R. Heintze

This event occurred on July 4, ¡959, in Detroit's Civic Center and was a joint celebration of United States Independence Day and Canada's Dominion Day, July ¡ (later, Canada Day). Highlights included the presentation of a new flag bearing ...

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