Posted: Tuesday, September 28, 2010 Updated: Wednesday, April 26, 2017
The Liberal Party of Canada's Province of New Brunswick has lost yesterday's general elections, thus dashing hopes for a new annual provincial public holiday on the third Monday of February.
Earlier this month (2010-09-06), then Prime Minister of New Brunswick, Shawn Graham, had announced that his government, if re-elected, would declare a new annual provincial public holiday, Family Day, on the third Monday of February.
New Brunswick would thus have become the 6th Canadian province to observe a provincial public holiday on the 3rd Monday of February, with long-time observers, Alberta, and Saskatchewan, having been joined by Manitoba (2007-04-28 and 2007-09-26) and Ontario (2007-09-04 and 2007-10-11), 3 years ago, and Prince Edward's Island, the year after (2008-04-06 and 2009-04-24).
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Canada's NB Liberals Loose Elections" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.