Victoria Day History
Victoria Day honours and commemorates the birth of Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria was born on May 24th, 1819 in Britain and ascended the throne at the young age of 18. During her reign, she governed the Dominion of Canada until she proclaimed the Confederation of its first 4 provinces in 1867 and selecting Ottawa as the national capital. In Canada, Queen Victoria is often referred to as the Mother of Confederation.
Victoria Day Facts & Quotes
Victoria Day Top Events and Things to Do
Victoria Day References and Related SitesThe Official Site of the British Monarchy: Queen Victoria Royal Canadian Heritage Trust: Mother of Confederation Urban Dictionary: May 2-4 May Long Weekend Facts