New Brunswick Day in Canada

On the first Monday of August, New Brunswick Day is a holiday in the Canadian province of New Brunswick. People come together to strengthen their local communities by celebrating their achievements, history, culture and landscape. The New Brunswick flag is raised in some communities on this day.

Background

The province of New Brunswick has been populated by First Nations communities for around 6000 years. In the 1600s and 1700s, the area was colonized by the French and later the British. In 1867, New Brunswick was one of the four provinces, which formed the Canadian Confederation. New Brunswick Day has been a holiday since 1976 and the New Brunswick Day awards were introduced in 1991.

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Raise your flag and be proud! Happy New Brunswick Day!

Thank You !
Shelly- Miss Teenage New Brunswick 2015 xox

Written by: Shelly

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