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Northwest Territories Add June 21 Public Holiday

Source: The Government of the Northwest Territories (Yellowknife)
Posted: Wednesday, November 7, 2001
Most recent follow-up news item: October 16, 2019


Royal Assent has been given to the recently-passed National Aboriginal Day Act of Canada's Northwest Territories, meaning that, as of next year, National Aboriginal Day will be a statutory non-working public holiday in the Canada's Northwest Territories.

Former Governor General Romeo LeBlanc had declared June 21st as National Aboriginal Day, after consulting with various Aboriginal groups, in 1996, as a non-statutory holiday.



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