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Boxing Day (Canada)

December 26, 2022

A holiday celebrated the day after Christmas Day, occurring on the second day of Christmastide. Thought it originated as a holiday to give gifts to the poor, today Boxing Day is primarily known as a shopping holiday. It originated in the United Kingdom and is celebrated in a number of countries that previously formed part of the British Empire. Boxing Day is also concurrent with the Christian holiday Saint Stephen’s Day.

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December 26, 2022