Provincial Point of View
June 12, 2018


Happy Father's day to all dads, grandpas and "father figures" this weekend.
There is no greater gift in life than being called "Dad".

A few Father's Day Fast Facts:

  • Sonora Louise Smart Dodd, of Spokane, Washington, started the tradition of Father's Day in the honor of her dad, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran.
  • Father's Day is one of the most popular occasions to be celebrated in the world.
  • Rose is the official flower for Father's Day. Wearing a red rose signifies a living father, while white one represents deceased father.
  • According to Hallmark, Father's Day is the fourth largest card sending occasion with 72 million cards given each year.

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