Canadian Thanksgiving – 2019
1. What year marked the first annual celebration of Thanksgiving?
2. When in October is Thanksgiving celebrated?
3. Which sports league holds games each Thanksgiving?
Canadian Football League
4. Which holidays do the United States observe on the same day as Thanksgiving?
Columbus Day and American Indigenous People’s Day
5. In which provinces is Thanksgiving not an official statutory holiday?
Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia
6. Which former Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Rangers hockey player celebrates his birthday on October 14?
7. What is Thanksgiving better known as in Quebec?
Action de grâce
8. What province often serves Jiggs’ Dinner instead of turkey?
9. In 2000, Thanksgiving coincided with which safety-related week-long event?
Fire Prevention Week
10. On what day in 1957 did Queen Elizabeth II open the 23rd Canadian Parliament, making it the only parliament formally opened by the Queen of Canada?