Given the observances and meaning of this Christian tradition, the sober and reflective nature is understandable in the country of Canada.
Secular society and religious society blend cultural habits to spend the day with respect to each other’s ways.
Many world religions unite in these same ways: meals, greetings, other social activities.
And yet, the global pandemic make this day more restrictive to society as a whole.
Education is key to respect and mutual understanding these days.