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It’s a holiday — at least somewhere in Canada

Submitted by on August 3, 2009 – 8:20 amNo Comment

English Bay volleyballThe first Monday in August is a hol­i­day in many regions of Canada.

It’s part of the three days of sum­mer relax­ation known as the “August Long Weekend.”

If you’re in British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, the Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, it’s a hol­i­day today. Go to the beach or the lake or just hang out with your fam­ily or friends.

But if you’re in Quebec, Newfoundland and Labrador, or the Yukon, you have to work today — sorry!

Photo ©Carolyn B. Heller

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