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  • May Long Weekend
    May 21, 2021 Dr. Linda Hancock

    May Long Weekend

    Well, we are in pandemic lockdown again but that doesn’t change the dates on the calendar.   No matter what happens, one of the favourite holidays, May long weekend with soon be here. Many people look forward to this date for...

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  • Royalty: Victoria Day and Queen Elizabeth II
    May 20, 2017 Dr. Linda Hancock

    Royalty: Victoria Day and Queen Elizabeth II

    This year Victoria Day is scheduled for May 22. Although the holiday was named for Queen Victoria, it is her granddaughter Queen Elizabeth who is now honoured on that date. Queen Elizabeth was 91 years old on April 21. Despite...

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  • A Day Off!
    April 10, 2015 Dr. Linda Hancock

    A Day Off!

    May 24th was the date that Queen Victoria of England was born. On her thirty-fifth birthday, in 1854, legislation was passed to celebrate her birthday in Canada. That year, over 5,000 gathered on May 24th in Toronto to "give cheers...

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