Canada: Happy Thanksgiving

The Canadian Thanksgiving is an annual harvest festival that is celebrated on the second Monday in October, to mark the harvest and blessings of the past year. In January 1957, the Governor General of Canada, proclaimed the second Monday in October as a day of general Thanksgiving to Almighty God for the bountiful harvest that Canada has been blessed with.

Thanksgiving is also celebrated as a national holiday on different dates, in various parts of the world including the United States, Grenada, Saint Lucia, Liberia, and Germany. This celebration is about being thankful for what one has and the good tidings of the previous year.

Thanksgiving is a public holiday in most of Canada, and the traditional food served usually includes turkey, roast beef, ham, mashed potatoes etc. Incognito Blog wishes her Canadian readers a Happy Thanksgiving celebration.

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