Thanksgiving Day in Canada is a national holiday that is celebrated on the second Monday in October. It is a time for Canadians to give thanks for the blessings of the year and to celebrate the autumn harvest. The origins of Thanksgiving Day in Canada can be traced back to the early European settlers who arrived in what is now Canada in the 16th century. They brought with them the tradition of giving thanks for the blessings of the year, and this tradition has continued to be celebrated in Canada to this day. On Thanksgiving Day, many Canadians gather with family and friends for a traditional Thanksgiving feast. This typically includes a roast turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, vegetables, and cranberry sauce. Pumpkin pie is often served as a dessert. In addition to the Thanksgiving meal, many people also take part in other activities to celebrate the holiday. This may include going for a walk or hike to enjoy the fall foliage, participating in community events or parades, or volunteering at a local charity. Thanksgiving Day is a public holiday in Canada, and many people have the day off work or school to celebrate with their loved ones. It is a time for Canadians to come together and express gratitude for the blessings of the year.
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