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First Session, Forty-fourth Parliament,

70-71 Elizabeth II – 1 Charles III, 2021-2022-2023


An Act respecting Lebanese Heritage Month

June 20, 2023

BILL S-246


This enactment designates the month of November as “Lebanese Heritage Month”.‍

Available on the Senate of Canada website at the following address:

70-71 Elizabeth II – 1 Charles III


An Act respecting Lebanese Heritage Month

[Assented to 20th June, 2023]


Whereas Lebanese Canadians have, for generations, made significant social, economic, cultural, religious, military, philanthropic and political contributions to our social fabric and to the strength, resiliency and diversity of our communities;

Whereas Lebanese people around the world celebrate Lebanese Independence Day in commemoration of their nation gaining independence on November 22, 1943;

Whereas Parliament wishes to recognize and celebrate the historic mark that Lebanese Canadians have made and continue to make in building Canadian society;

And whereas recognizing and celebrating Lebanese Heritage Month across Canada would encourage Lebanese Canadians to promote their traditions and culture and share them with all Canadians;

Now, therefore, His Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:

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1This Act may be cited as the Lebanese Heritage Month Act.

Lebanese Heritage Month

Lebanese Heritage Month

2Throughout Canada, in each and every year, the month of November is to be known as “Lebanese Heritage Month”.

Published under authority of the Senate of Canada

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