Sponsors: Regional District of Kitimat-Stikine
Defeated by the NCLGA Membership
WHEREAS five Canadian Provinces have created a statutory holiday on the third Monday of February to break up the long stretch between New Year’s Day and Good Friday;
AND WHEREAS Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario recognize this as Family Day to allow for connecting with family, spending the day together and reiterating the importance of family time:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA and UBCM petition the Province of BC to enact Family Day as a statutory holiday in February of each year in British Columbia.