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Good Friday*Friday April 19, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Passover**Friday April 19, 2019cards/flowers 
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Easter**Sunday April 21, 2019Catholic or protestant 
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Easter MondayMonday April 22, 2019cards/flowers 
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Day of Mourning*Sunday April 28, 2019Culture 
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April Fools Day -
Wednesday April 1, 2020

cards/flowers : As the story goes, in 1564, France was one of the first nations to make January 1 officially New Year's Day, instead of the last week of March which was previously observed. In 1582, the Pope followed suit. Those who went on celebrating April 1st were mocked. As the zodiacal sign was the fish, The French placed dead fish on the backs of one another. Traditions vary from country to country.


Vimy Ridge Day -
Thursday April 9, 2020

Culture : To honour and remember the Battle of Vimy Ridge which took place during the First World War at Vimy Ridge, France, in 1917. since 2003 Wikipedia


Good Friday -
Friday April 19, 2019

Catholic or protestant : The First Council of Nicaea (a gathering of bishops in the early days of Christianity) wanted to find a day to commemorate the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ. This commemoration had to be linked to Jewish holiday traditions, since the last supper of Christ was believed to be a Jewish Passover meal. But the Jewish calendar is based on lunar and solar cycles, so the Easter celebration had to follow the same calendar.


Passover -
Friday April 19, 2019

cards/flowers : Deliverance of the Jewish people from Egypt. The Seder service on the first two evenings recounts the story of the Exodus NOT a public holiday


Easter -
Sunday April 21, 2019

Catholic or protestant : Not a paid holiday


Easter Monday -
Monday April 22, 2019

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Day of Mourning -
Sunday April 28, 2019

Culture : The National Day of Mourning commemorates workers who have been injured, killed or suffer illness as a result of occupational accidents and hazards