CanadianThanksgiving Fun Facts!

While we start planning our turkey dinners and some quality family time, enjoy some history about Thanksgiving we discovered! The first Thanksgiving dinner in Canada was in 1578, thanks to explorer Martin Frobisher who had been trying to find a northern passage to the Orient. He wanted to give thanks for surviving his long journey. Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving on the second Monday in October while our friends in the U.S. celebrate the last Thursday of November In the U.S. President Lincoln declared the last Thursday in November as Thanksgiving in 1863 but it wasn’t until 1941 that it was declared … Continue reading