Beginner’s Guide to…Victoria Day
On Monday, students and workers from across the country will be able to enjoy another day of leisurely rest and relaxation due to the federal public holiday known as Victoria Day. Celebrated on the last Monday before May 24, Victoria Day is a distinctly Canadian observance, as no other country in the world commemorates the birthday of the late Queen Victoria. But who exactly was Queen Victoria? And, why – and how – do Canadians choose to celebrate her? For those unfamiliar with the history and customs of this Canadian holiday, here is a quick overview of everything you need to know about Victoria Day!
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