Labor Day or Labour Day is an annual holiday celebrated all over the world on different days to celebrate the achievements of workers.
This day celebrates the economic and social achievements of workers.
Labour Day in Canada :
Like in United States, in Canada also, the Labour Day is celebrated on first Monday in the month September, every year.
Labour Day is being celebrated in Canada since 1880s.
In Canada also the Labour Day weekend is the last big travel weekend of the summer, as the new school year generally starts right after Labour Day.
Labour Day celebrates worker solidarity.
Most workers, public or private, are entitled to take statutory holidays off with regular pay.
While Labour Day parades and picnics are organised by unions.
Non-union celebrations include picnics, fireworks displays, water activities, and public art events.
The Labour Day celebrations continue for three days with a parade on Labour Day Monday which ends the festivity.
A Labour Day tradition in Atlantic Canada is the Wharf Rat Rally in Digby, Nova Scotia, while the rest of Canada watches the Labour Day Classic, a Canadian Football League event played on the Labour Day weekend
The Labour Day parade also takes place in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland.
Labour Day 2016 Date in Canada :
In 2016, Labor Day will be celebrated in Canada on Monday, 4th September 2016.
Canada Labour Day Celebration Photos :
So. How will you be spending this Labour Day 2016 ?