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Columbus Day & Canadian Thanksgiving

The second Monday of October is a two-in-one holiday. It's Thanksgiving in Canada and Columbus Day in the U.S! Find out more about the history, customs and all-around fun you can expect on this North American long weekend. Back to Article

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Fave Way to Spend Your Extra Day Off?

  • I like to spend a little quality time with my 'rents.
  • I love to get outside and skateboard or BMX.
  • I hang out at the mall, of course!
  • I love to just sleep in as long as I can.

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