Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
Jerry Lawson, a self-taught engineer, gave us video game cartridges
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Public holidays in Canada
Public holidays in Canada, known as "statutory holidays", "stat holidays", or simply "stats", are legislated at the federal, provincial and territorial levels. Many of these holidays are observed nati...
National Hispanic Heritage Month
National Hispanic Heritage Month is the period from September 15 to October 15 in the United States, when people recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and c...
Decoration Day (Canada)
Decoration Day is a Canadian holiday that recognizes veterans of Canada's military. The holiday has mostly been eclipsed by the similar Remembrance Day.Decoration Day began on 2 June 1890. Originally,...
Black art is dangerous, because it marries the personal and political
Art makes visible the pain that buries itself in the cavities that logic and reason alone cannot access
Carifiesta
Carifiesta (French: Carifête) is an annual Caribbean Carnival held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. It was established in 1974, and is held in July. The event is coordinated by the Caribbean Cultural ...
Groundhog Day
Groundhog Day (Canadian French: Jour de la Marmotte; Pennsylvania German: Grundsaudaag, Murmeltiertag) is a day celebrated on February 2. According to folklore, if it is cloudy when a groundhog emerge...
Vimy Ridge Day
Vimy Ridge Day is a day to commemorate the deaths and casualties of members of the Canadian Corps during the First World War Battle of Vimy Ridge. The holiday has been observed annually since 2003. It...
Canada Day
Canada Day (French: Fête du Canada) is the national day of Canada, a federal statutory holiday celebrating the anniversary of the July 1, 1867, enactment of the British North America Act, 1867 (to...
National Family Week
National Family Week originated in Canada and takes place the week before Thanksgiving every year. It was proclaimed an official week by the government of Canada in 1985. National Family Week is celeb...
Discovery Day
Discovery Day is the name of several holidays commemorating the discovery of land, gold, and other significant national discoveries.
In the Bahamas Discovery Day is a public holiday on October 12,...
New Year's Day
New Year's Day is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar. As a date in the Gregorian calendar of Christendom, New Year's Day l...
Saint Patrick's Day
Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death...
National Grandparents Day
National Grandparents' Day is a secular holiday celebrated in the United States since 1978 and officially recognized in a number of countries on various days of the year, either as one holiday or some...
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day
Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day is a day of remembrance for pregnancy loss and infant death, which includes but is not limited to miscarriage, stillbirth, SIDS, or the death of a newborn. It...
Anti-Bullying Day
Anti-Bullying Day (a.k.a. Pink Shirt day) is a day celebrated on various dates across the world, originating in Canada. In 2012, the United Nations declared the official day as May 4 and is recognize...
National Holiday (Quebec)
Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day (French: Fête de la Saint-Jean-Baptiste), officially known in Quebec as La fête nationale (English: National Holiday) is a holiday celebrated annually on June 24, the f...
Festivals and parades in Montreal
This is a list of festivals and parades in Montreal for any established festival, carnival, or parade in Montreal.
Montreal is a "Beta+" global city, hosting a multitude of international festivals...
Fire Prevention Week
National Fire Prevention Week is observed in the United States and Canada, during the week (from Sunday to Saturday) in which October 9 falls. In the United States, the first Presidential proclamation...
National Aboriginal Day
National Aboriginal Day (French: Journée nationale des Autochtones) is a day recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. The da...
Victoria Day
Victoria Day (in French: Fête de la Reine) is a federal Canadian public holiday celebrated on the last Monday before May 25, in honour of Queen Victoria's birthday. The date is also, simultaneously, t...
European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism
The European Day of Remembrance for Victims of Stalinism and Nazism, known as the Black Ribbon Day in some countries, which is observed on 23 August, is the international remembrance day for victims o...
Quebec City St-Patrick Parade
The Québec City St-Patrick's Day Parade is the main event celebrating Saint Patrick's Day in Québec City. The event returned in 2010 after 84 years' absence.
Canada's first-known celebration of St...
National Patriots' Day
National Patriots' Day (French: Journée nationale des patriotes) is a statutory holiday observed annually in the Canadian province of Quebec, on the Monday preceding 25 May. The holiday was instat...
Divers/Cité
Divers/Cité is an LGBT multidisciplinary arts and music festival taking place each year in the heart of Montreal, since 1993. An avant-garde event in the heart of downtown Montreal and in Montreal's G...
Thanksgiving (Canada)
Thanksgiving (French: Action de grâce), or Thanksgiving Day (Jour de l'action de grâce) is an annual Canadian holiday, occurring on the second Monday in October, which celebrates the harvest and o...