Archived from the original on November 9, A major stop in the Maritimes, the seaside city of Halifax has a fascinating history with lots to see and do throughout the year. Roosevelt issued a presidential proclamation proclaiming Thanksgiving to be the fourth Thursday in November rather than the last Thursday, meaning in some years one week earlier, in order to lengthen the Christmas shopping season.
Look for the sale tag. This is where the skyscraper was born and where architectural fiends will find such treasures as the Tribune Tower and the Wrigley Building. Hundreds of retailers announced their participation in the campaign.