“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