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Small Businesses Want This Holiday Gone

CBC | Posted 04.12.2014 | Canada British Columbia

It's year two of Family Day in British Columbia, and Sacha Thompson, who owns the Flowerbox on Commercial Drive, says it will cost her an additi...

SNOW IS COMING

CBC | Posted 04.07.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Environment Canada says it's expecting a snowstorm on the Family Day long weekend that should hit around Sunday into Monday. The timing, potent...

When Is B.C. Family Day?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Family Day for British Columbians falls on the second Monday in February. That makes Monday Feb. 10, 2014 the day to plan for your activities this yea...

B.C. Family Day Highlights Daycare Costs

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - While British Columbia's government promotes its first-ever Family Day as an opportunity to take a holiday at home, some unions are seizin...

Worst Family Day, Ever

CBC | Posted 04.10.2013 | Canada British Columbia

While most British Columbians will be off work for the province’s first-ever Family Day holiday on Monday, thousands of workers aren't getting a lon...

Free Family Day Concerts Announced

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.01.2013 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. government is going all out to provide free community events for the province's first-ever Family Day on Feb. 11, 2013 The Vancouver Art ...

Celebrate B.C.'s 1st Family Day

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

B.C. gets a stat holiday in February for the first time in 2013, after Premier Christy Clark allowed public online voting to help determine its exact ...

Add Diwali, Other Cultural Holidays To Official Holidays Roster

Shachi Kurl | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia
Shachi Kurl

If we really want to have a conversation about integration and the joyousness of diversity in the country, we should be discussing whether Canada, founded on the Judeo-Christian values of the English and French, is ready to consider introducing other religious days, such as Lunar New Year or Diwali, to the official roster of statutory days off.

HOW Much For B.C. Family Day Party Planner?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 11.08.2012 | Canada British Columbia

The B.C. government is willing to spend up to $1.5 million on a “party planner” for B.C.’s first Family Day next spring, says the B.C. NDP. T...

B.C. Announces New Holiday

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Dust off the skis, get out the toque and find the hiking boots — B.C. officially has a holiday in February.Family Day will now fall on t...