Holocaust Memorial Day and Genocide Remembrance Act

A law passed in the Alberta Legislature with unanimous consent of all parties in November 2000. This law provides recognition for Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) that falls in April/May according to the Jewish lunar calendar.This act will signal a free day from all school and work for the day.


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