Labour Day is the first Monday of September. It is a statutory holiday throughout Canada and celebrates the contributions of labour/workers in Canada.
Investor Education Month is celebrated every April throughout North America. The Investor Education Month campaign promotes investor awareness and understanding. November is financial literacy month in Canada.
International Day of Families
Observed on May 15, this day is intended to increase awareness of family issues and encourage nations to create comprehensive guidelines to help tackle serious family-related problems.
April Fool’s Day
April Fool’s Day is celebrated on April 1. It is when people play practical jokes on family and friends.This day is not a holiday for workers.
Thanksgiving Day is the second Monday of October. It is a statutory holiday throughout Canada and is a day when people give thanks for the “harvest” and the good things in life. Many families celebrate by coming together for dinner.
Loonie and Toonie
In 1987, Canada replaced the one dollar bill with a coin—now called a “Loonie.” In 1996, the two dollar bill was replaced by a coin—now called a “Toonie.”