Thought for Today!

Happy Canada Day!

The Creation of Canada Day.

July 1, 1867: The British North America Act (today known as the Constitution Act, 1867) created Canada

June 20, 1868: Governor General Lord Monck signs a proclamation that requests all of Her Majesty Queen Victoria’s subjects across Canada to celebrate July 1.

1879: A federal law makes July 1 a statutory holiday as the “anniversary of Confederation,” which is later called “Dominion Day.”

October 27, 1982: July 1, “Dominion Day” officially becomes Canada Day.