The first day of July is a federal holiday in Canada, but thanks to a quirk of history it is also the date when more than one hundred thousand Quebec residents each year move home.
"…because renting is more popular than owning, July 1 has become Moving Day for much of the population. By the city’s estimate, about 115,000 of Montreal’s 1.6 million residents relocate every July."
Can you imagine a ‘Federal Moving Day’ holiday? Which day would you choose? I think August is much better – you don’t compete with the 4th of July fun and it’s a full month before school starts for most…
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