But it is Thanksgiving Day in Canada. That is because by mid- to late-November the air in Canada freezes into a thick snow-flavored Slurpee® and life comes to a winter halt until, like, June. In thanksgiving for their few months of non-lethal weather, Canada moved their Thanksgiving holiday a few weeks toward the autumnal equinox – just enough to avoid being buried under, like 80 feet of snow.
That was a smart move. But the implementation lacks the genius of the American Way. Canada's Thanksgiving is always on a Monday. (See where I'm going with this?)
In the Good Old U. S. of A., we follow the Pilgrim tradition of throwing a feast the Right Way. Start on Thursday. Overindulge. Enjoy the leftovers over an extended weekend. That's the way to Give Thanks!
In fact, in an Ideal World, there would be a Thursday-start holiday every two months or so. I could get behind that. That's a winning platform.
We didn't need a Monday Holiday Act. It's been 50 years. Time to fix it! What we needed was a Thursday Holiday Act.