Civic Holiday – History
Parks and recreation
The mayor of Toronto organizes a day of recreation for city residents in the middle of the summer.
Toronto celebrates the first August civic holiday
The first Monday of August is officially formalized as a civic holiday by Toronto City Council.
British Columbia joins in
British Columbia is the last Canadian province to officially observe the annual holiday.
Civic Holiday Activities
Go for a picnic
Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors, and thankfully, most parts of Canada have gorgeous outdoor locations. Grab your picnic basket, invite your friends, and head out for some time under the sun.
Join a conservation campaign
One of the ideas behind the Civic Day holiday is to make people aware of conservation efforts. Nonprofit campaigns always need volunteers. Do something meaningful this Civic Day.
Start the party on Sunday
Monday holidays are rare. Make the most of this occasion by staying up late the night before. Maybe look for a rave happening in your city, or just invite your friends over………Read More>>