Susanna McLeod

Susanna McLeod

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Canada’s First Recorded Christmas 1535

On his second trip to the New World, explorer Jacques Cartier and his men spent the winter near Stadacona and celebrated Canada’s first recorded Christmas. The first recorded Christmas celebration in Canada, said CBC.ca, was held by French explorer Jacques Cartier in the year 1535. The 44-year-old experienced explorer was on his second trip to… (read more)