Thanksgiving (Canada) A celebration of being thankful for what one has and the bounty of the previous year . Thanksgiving ( French: Action de grâce ), or Thanksgiving Day ( French: Jour de l'Action de grâce) is an annual Canadian holiday, held on the second Monday in October, which celebrates the harvest and other blessings of the past year .How does Canada celebrate Thanksgiving?
In Canada, Thanksgiving is celebrated on the second Monday in October. Unlike the American tradition of remembering Pilgrims and settling in the New World, Canadians give thanks for a successful harvest. The harvest season falls earlier in Canada compared to the United States due to the simple fact that Canada is further north.Does Canada celebrate Thanksgiving?
Thanksgiving has been officially celebrated as an annual holiday in Canada since November 6, 1879. While the date varied by year and was not fixed, it was commonly the second Monday in October.