(Daniel Taylor - Kelowna Capital News)

Morning Start: How old is the Canadian Thanksgiving tradition?

Your morning start for Monday, October 14th, 2019

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving!

Fun Fact of the day:

Canadian Thanksgiving is actually older than the American Thanksgiving holiday.

That’s right, Canadian Thanksgiving is actually the original holiday, with the first reported instance of a Thanksgiving in North America being held in 1578, when Martin Frobisher and his crew celebrated safely landing in Nunavut after their search of the Northwest Passage.

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In case you missed it (ICYMI):

The Royal Canadian Air Force says one of its pilots is safe after he had to eject from his plane just before an aerobatics show in the United States. Read the story here.

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