Assented to 2010-11-18
An Act to establish National Seniors Day
Whereas Parliament wishes to acknowledge the contribution of seniors to Canadian society and to the Canadian economy;
Whereas seniors contribute in many ways, including by sharing their experiences, expertise and knowledge with other generations;
Whereas the contribution of seniors is invaluable and ongoing;
And whereas October 1 is recognized as the International Day of Older Persons;
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
Marginal note:Short title
National Seniors Day
2 Throughout Canada, in each year, October 1 is to be known as National Seniors Day.
Marginal note:Not holiday or non-juridical day
3 For greater certainty, National Seniors Day is not a holiday or a non-juridical day.
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