Sir John A. Macdonald Day History
Sir John A. Macdonald Day commemorates Canada's first Prime Minister and one of the architects of the Confederation. During his 19-year term as Prime Minister, Macdonald also drafted much of the Canadian Constitution and the British North America Act. This act ultimately led to the birth of Canada as a nation by the joining of multiple independent provinces.
Macdonald was knighted by Queen Victoria for his instrumental role in the creation of Canada and his devotion to the nation's development. In 2002, the Canadian Government passed the Sir John A. Macdonald Act, establishing this holiday on January 11th of every year.
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Sir John A. Macdonald Day References and Related Sitescanada.pch.gc.ca - Government of Canada: John A Macdonald Heritage Canada: John A Macdonald Manitoba Historical Society: Hugh John Macdonald www.ncpc-pcnc.ca: National Coalition Party of Canada