This is the longest day of the year and marks the changing of seasons. It is also a very important day for Aboriginal people (First nation, Métis, Inuit).
June 21, 2014, is Aboriginal Day in Canada, and June 27, 2014, is Canadian Multiculturalism Day, and is worth mentioning.
Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Prince Edward Island, British Columbia and now Nova Scotia are the Canadian jurisdiction that recognize Family Day as a public (statutory) holiday and allow workers that qualify time off with pay on that day. This year except in British Columbia and Nova Scotia, family day for these provinces fall on February 17, 2014.