Canadian public holidays, also known as statutory and general holidays, are dictated by federal, provincial, or territorial governments.
National holidays include New Year’s Day, Easter, Victoria Day, Canada Cay, Labour Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas, and Boxing Day.
Some provincial and territorial holidays are Family Day, Heritage Day, Louis Riel Day, New Brunswick Day, and Orangemen’ s Day.
Also celebrated, though not official holidays are Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, and Halloween, as well as personal religious holidays.
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Partridge berries are a scarlet red and quite tart. They grow wild in bogs and barrens. If you can’t get Partridge berry jam try cranberry or blueberry jam. 4 cups all-purpose flour 2-1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 2-1/2 teaspoons cloves 1 teaspoon ginger pinch of salt 1 cup margarine 3/4 cup molasses 2 teaspoons baking soda 1/4 [...]
Use firm fruits and berries and pound cake cut in small pieces to dip into this great and fun fondue. 1/2 cup pure good quality maple syrup 2-1/2 cups light cream 2 tablespoon cornstarch Gently heat maple syrup about 5 minutes. In a bowl, whisk cornstarch with a couple tablespoons of the cream. In a [...]
Known as Sugar Pie, it is a well-known French Canadian dish. Brown sugar may be substituted for the maple sugar. 1/2 cup maple sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 8-inch pie shell, unbaked 1/3 cup whipping cream Preheat oven to 350F. Combine maple sugar, brown sugar and flour. Spread evenly over [...]
2 cups blueberries (if frozen thaw) 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp. lemon rind 1/4 cup granulated sugar 3 teaspoons baking powder 1-1/3 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup cold butter 1 egg 3/4 cup milk Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly grease a 9-inch pan. Combine blueberries, sugar and lemon rind and place [...]
Bakeapples are found growing wild in bogs, they are known as cloud berries in Finland. They look like a yellowish-orange raspberry with tiny seeds. Serve this recipe with hot with fresh cream or ice cream. 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup brown sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch of salt 2 cups rolled oats 3/4 [...]