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International Canadian Heritage Day

International Canadian Heritage Day is held on February 16. This event in the second decade of the month February is annual. Help us Help us 
16 February - International Canadian Heritage Day
The Viking settled the east coast of Canada in 1000 AD. Canada was invaded twice by Americans in 1775 and 1812. Canada got its flag after 100 years of becoming a country 15th February 1965. The unique culture of Newfoundland and Labrador is a product of English, Irish, French, and Aboriginal heritage. English and French are the two official languages of Canada.
Canadian Heritage and its portfolio organizations play a vital role in the cultural, civic and economic life of Canadians.

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