Category: Holidays

By: UCanTrade Staff Northwest Washington businesses can expect greater numbers of Canadian customers to visit on British Columbia holiday weekends. 2015 BC Statutory Holidays (PDF) January 01, Thursday  – New Year’s Day February 09, Monday – Family Day April 03, Friday – Good Friday April 06, Monday – Easter Monday* May 18, Monday – Victoria Day […]
By: Jim Pettinger Americans are known worldwide as hard workers who take little time off for holidays and vacations compared to others. However, Thanksgiving is a major exception. The holiday itself is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, but the preceding week and following weekend are probably more festive and family-oriented for Americans than […]
By: UCanTrade Staff Derived from a simple, yet profound poem titled “In Flanders Fields,” written by Canadian Lt. Col. John McCrae in the spring of 1915, the poppy has become an iconic symbol used to honor our veterans on Remembrance Day. “In Flanders Fields” is a ‘lasting legacy’ to the horrendous 17 day battle of […]
By: Staff “UPS expects six days during the [upcoming holiday] season, to surpass its single-busiest shipping day last year,” reports Michael Sasso in his October 29, 2014 Bloomberg post. Spending $175 million on their “peak-season preparedness plan”, UPS plans to hire as many as 95,000 temporary workers and assemble up to 15 “mobile delivery stations” (similar to school […]
By: Jim Pettinger Americans are known worldwide as hard workers who take little time off for holidays and vacations compared to others. However, Thanksgiving is a major exception. The holiday itself is celebrated on the fourth Thursday of November, but the preceding week and following weekend are probably more festive and family-oriented for Americans than […]