Friday, February 15, 2013

Canada's Flag Day Kicks Off Historic Family Day Weekend in Ontario

February 15 is historic as it is Canada's official 'Flag Day' as designated by the federal government. National Flag Day of Canada started in 1996.

In addition to National Flag Day of Canada  several provinces will begin what has become known as the Family Day Weekend.

The 3 day long weekend will start on Friday February 15th through until Monday February 18, 2013. Canada Heritage Day falls on February 18, and coincides with many February holidays.such as  Manitoba's Louis Riel Day, and in Prince Edward Island, Islander Day is the public holiday.