April Vth, MMXV
Hon. Gordon Dirks, B. Ed., M. Ed., MLA, Minister of Education,
Progressive Conservative, Calgary-Elbow
Facts on Easter:
1. Canadians spend about $190 million on Easter Candy each year, the IInd biggest candy holiday next to All Hallow's Eve (talk about your sweet tooth.)
2. Easter occurs on a Sunday after the XL (40) day period of fasting called Lent.
3. The White House Easter Egg Roll on the lawn has been conducted without fail since its inception in MDCCCLXXVIII (1878) under XIXth President Of The United States Of America Rutherford Birchard Hayes, Republican-Ohio.
Easter Greetings Gordon,