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Old 11-30-2019   #55
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Originally Posted by traveler_101 View Post
Righto - BUT they are using "Black Friday" (not translated) here in Norway now. Why? Power of American media and an easy marketing ploy for the retailers.

Anyone care to enlightenment me on what Thanksgiving in Canada is all about? I never knew they had a thanksgiving.
Canadian thanksgiving is similar to the US version. A eurocentric celebration of the fall harvest, indicating a chance for winter survival in a harsh and unforgiving land. Occurs the 2nd Monday in October. Canada is cold, eh; so the harvest is earlier...
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