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2nd Session, 41st Parliament,
62-63 Elizabeth II, 2013-2014
house of commons of canada
An Act respecting a National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day
Whereas hunting, trapping and fishing are part of Canada’s national heritage;
Whereas the Aboriginal peoples of Canada have traditionally participated in hunting, trapping and fishing;
Whereas Canada’s hunters, trappers and fishers have made a significant contribution to the development of our nation by traversing and mapping the prairies, forests, streams and rivers from coast to coast to coast;
Whereas millions of Canadians participate in and enjoy hunting, trapping and fishing;
And whereas hunting, trapping and fishing contribute significantly to the national economy;
Now, therefore, Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
1. This Act may be cited as the National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day Act.
NATIONAL HUNTING, TRAPPING AND FISHING HERITAGE DAY
National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day
2. Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the third Saturday in September is to be known as “National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day”.
Not a legal holiday
3. For greater certainty, National Hunting, Trapping and Fishing Heritage Day is not a legal holiday or a non-juridical day.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons