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Happy Victoria Day!

May 21, 2012
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada

Today is a statutory holiday in Canada, and so the Frogs are taking the day off! But, we are collecting all the weekend headlines, and will have them ready for you first thing Tuesday morning!

Hope you are having a great weekend!
Sandy and Heidi!

Victoria Dayis a federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday before May 25, in honour of Queen Victoria‘s birthday. The date is also, simultaneously, that on which the current reigning Canadian sovereign‘s official birthday is recognized. It is sometimes informally considered as marking the beginning of the summer season in Canada.

The holiday has been observed since before Canada was formed, originally falling on the sovereign’s actual birthday, and continues to be celebrated in various fashions across the country on the fixed date.

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