Journée des patriotes or Victoria Day? What holiday is it, anyway?

    For most people, the long weekend is an opportunity to plant the garden or catch up on some much needed relaxation. But have you ever wondered why English Canadians celebrate Victoria Day while Quebecers mark Journée nationale des patriotes?

    Some of us remember when this only-in-Canada holiday was called the Fête de Dollard. And some even recall the schoolyard ditty: 

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