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Known as "Queen's Day" or "Dollard's Day", the Monday before May 25 is now called "National Patriots' Day". For many, this day is another statutory holiday, but who are we celebrating?
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“The National Patriots' Day is a Quebec national holiday that takes place annually on the Monday preceding May 25, marking the first holiday usually taking place under the sign of the hottest temperature for Quebecers. […] Although a Patriots' Day had existed since 1982, several organizations, including the Société Saint-Jean-Baptiste, campaigned for it to obtain a more official character by becoming a statutory holiday. "

Source: Sympatico News

“This Monday, May 22, is the 15th edition of the National Patriots' Day. The chosen theme: “historical memory and commemorations”, an area where Quebec does poorly, laments Martine Desjardins, president of the Mouvement national des Québécoises et Québécois (MNQ). "

Source: HuffPost Quebec

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