Today Is ***** Holiday in Canada (Mostly)

Today is a holiday in many, if not most, places in Canada. How and whether this holiday comes to be is itself perhaps a significant portrait of the country itself: in some provinces it is a statutory holiday; in other provinces it is a civic holiday, and up to municipalities to name and proclaim; in still others it is no holiday at all but business as usual. The thing has various names: Natal Day, Simcoe Day, British Columbia Day… The following chart from CanadaInfo will give at least some sense of order (if not peace and good government):

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