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5 federally approved holidays, celebrations and commemorative days you don’t celebrate

And 9 more unusual days to mark on your calendar


 

August 26 is National Toilet Paper Day. (No federal recognition there.)

1. Feb. 15: National Flag Day of Canada

2. Jan. 11: Sir John A. Macdonald Day

3. June 27: Canadian Multicultural Day

4. Second Monday in March: Commonwealth Day

5. Dec. 11: Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster Day

. . . and 9 more unusual days to mark on your calendar:

1. Jan. 18: World Day of Snowmen

2. Feb. 9: National Bagel Day

3. April 20: National Weed Day

4. May 2: National Red Squirrel Awareness Day

5. July 6: International Kissing Day

6. Aug. 26: National Toilet Paper Day

7. Sept. 19: International Talk like a Pirate Day

8. Oct. 9: Messenger Appreciation Day

9. Nov. 19: International Men’s Day


The Maclean’s Book of Lists, Vol. 2 is  available at www.macleans.ca/bookoflists, in the iBookstore.


 
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