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Constitution Day

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Canadian Snowbirds during the Canada Day celebrations in Ottawa in 2008.

Constitution Day is a holiday to honor the constitution of a country. Constitution Day is often celebrated on the anniversary of the signing, promulgation or adoption of the constitution, or in some cases, to commemorate the change to constitutional monarchy.

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  1. ^ Canada was established as a Dominion on July 1, 1867. The Statute of Westminster gave Canada full autonomy on December 11, 1931 and on April 17, 1982, Canada became a full independent, sovereign country after the new constitution was adopted.
  2. ^ "Constitution Day holiday planned for Fiji". Radio New Zealand International. 25 August 2015. Retrieved 1 January 2016. 
  3. ^ Mongolia Remembers the Creation of Its Constitution
  4. ^ Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs: "On the way to becoming a federal state (1815-1848)" (PDF)