New Canadian Encyclopedia Article: Victoria Day

Victoria Day celebrations outside Government House in Toronto in 1854

Victoria Day celebrations outside Government House in Toronto in 1854

This Monday, Canadians celebrate Victoria Day, which is both Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday in Canada and a holiday in honour of Queen Victoria as a “Mother of Confederation.” My article in the Canadian Encyclopedia discusses the history and significance of Victoria Day, which has been celebrated in Canada since 1845.

Click here to read my article on Victoria Day in the Canadian Encyclopedia

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