Feb. 9th – Shrove Tuesday
Shrove Tuesday, also known as Pancake Tuesday, is the last day before the long fast for Lent for some Christians in Canada
Shrove Tuesday is also known as Pancake Day in some parts of Canada. Pancakes are traditionally eaten on this day and are sometimes served with maple syrup. Carnivals or Mardi Gras festivals are also held around this time of the year.
The tradition of getting together just before Lent to eat, drink and be merry dates back to the start of the French colony in Canada. This period of revelry, which occurs in January and/or February, has traditionally popular