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  • Our Heritage
    August 21, 2019 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Our Heritage

    Even though there are a variety of names in Canada for the first Monday of August, most areas of the country observe it as a public holiday. In Alberta we call it "Heritage Day". There are different ways that people...

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  • Celebrate!
    July 29, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Celebrate!

    The first Monday in August offers a long weekend to many Canadians. Each province, however, has adopted a different name for the civic holiday. We hear it called Saskatchewan Day, British Columbia Day, Natal Day (Nova Scotia), and Terry Fox...

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  • Heritage Day
    August 7, 2016 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Heritage Day

    I must be getting old! When I am in a room full of individuals who don't know what I mean when I say telephone party-line, I Love Lucy, or outhouse then I am reminded of the fact that I have been...

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