Natal Day/Nova Scotia (NS)

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2021 DateAugust 2, 2021
2022 DateAugust 1, 2022
Natal Day/Nova Scotia (NS)

Natal Day/Nova Scotia History

Natal Day is a provincial holiday that seeks to celebrate Nova Scotia’s inception in 1867. This day aims to acknowledge the formation of Nova Scotia and the arrival of a railway line to the area.

Natal Day was recognized in 1895. It is celebrated annually on the first Monday of August. Some businesses may be closed on this day.

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Natal Day/Nova Scotia Facts

  • Natal Day was held in the mid-18th century to commemorate the founding of Halifax. It wasn't until 1895 that it became a festive holiday with carnivals and parades.
  • According to Halifaxtoday, Natal Day use to feature a regatta in the 20th century. This day would also feature aquatic sports and boat parades. The event would draw thousands of spectators. Unfortunately it was stopped as a tradition, but boat races are still held annually.
  • Nova Scotia became a part of Canada under the Canadian Confederation in 1867. Along with New Brunswick, Ontario, and Quebec, these four colonies became their own independent provinces.

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Natal Day/Nova Scotia References and Related Sites

www.halifaxtoday.ca: Natal Day
www.thoughtco.com: Facts about Nova Scotia

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