Heritage Day History
Heritage Day is a provincial holiday that seeks to celebrate Canada’s history, architecture, and people. This day aims to promote multiculturalism and recognize the diversity of Canada’s people. It encourages learning about the history and culture of Canada through events and tours.
Heritage Day was created in 1973 by the Heritage Canada Foundation. It is celebrated annually on the first Monday of August. Some businesses may be closed on this day.
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Heritage Day Top Events and Things to Do