What events happened in 2014 in Canada?

What events happened in 2014 in Canada?

In the shootings at Parliament Hill, a gunman shot a Canadian Forces soldier dead at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, then entered the Parliament buildings where he was killed by security forces. Ottawa’s downtown core was put under lockdown during the search for a potential second shooter.

What happened in the 1880s in Canada?

Events. February 14 – The wife of the governor general, The Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lorne, is seriously injured when the viceregal sleigh overturns on a Rudolph Ottawa street. October 9 – The United Kingdom gives Canada control of the Arctic islands.

Who named Canada Canada?

The name “Canada” likely comes from the Huron-Iroquois word “kanata,” meaning “village” or “settlement.” In 1535, two Aboriginal youths told French explorer Jacques Cartier about the route to kanata; they were actually referring to the village of Stadacona, the site of the present-day City of Québec.

What Canada has that US doesn t?

The 11 Best Canadian Treats You Can’t Get in America

  • Maynards Wine Gums. Maynards Wine Gums are inspired by booze but don’t actually contain any (or taste like it, either).
  • Maynards Swedish Berries.
  • Lay’s Ketchup Chips.
  • Mackintosh’s Toffee.
  • Smarties.
  • All-Dressed Ruffles.
  • Coffee Crisp.
  • Cadbury Caramilk.

What was happening in Canada in 1875?

Events. April 8 – The Northwest Territories is given a lieutenant-governor separate from that of Manitoba. September 2 – The Guibord Affair, violence resulting from the 1874 Guibord case, breaks out.

Is the day after Easter a holiday in Canada?

Canada holidays 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday, which commemorates Jesus Christ’s resurrection, according to the Christian Bible. Easter Monday is also a holiday for many Canadians.

When is New Year’s Day in Canada 2016?

Calendar for Year 2016 (Canada) Jan 1 New Year’s Day Jan 6 Epiphany Feb 2 Groundhog Day Feb 8 Family Day (British Columbia) Feb 14 Valentine’s Day

What to do in Montreal on Easter Sunday?

It is also a good time for people to decorate Easter eggs, join in Easter craft contests and to indulge in holiday recipes, such as mustard-crusted lamb and the Easter basket cake. The Bal en Blanc’s main event is held every Easter Sunday, attracting thousands of partygoers every year in Montreal.

When is the start of the year 2014 in Canada?

Calendar for Year 2014 (Canada) Jan 1 New Year’s Day Jan 6 Epiphany Feb 2 Groundhog Day Feb 10 Family Day (British Columbia) Feb 14 Valentine’s Day