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Statement by the Prime Minister on Mid-Autumn Festival

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the celebration of the Mid-Autumn Festival:

“Today, I join Canadians of Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Vietnamese heritage to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival.

“Also known as the Moon Festival, the Mid-Autumn Festival is celebrated on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar, when the moon is at its fullest and brightest. It symbolizes a good harvest, and is a time to give thanks for the year’s successes.