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In Canada we celebrate a number of different cultural holidays. These holidays are often celebrated with food and cultural festivities. 

Canadian families are opening their home so you can join them for a traditional holiday meal!

October 6 - 9, 2023


December 24 - 28, 2023


March 29 - April 1, 2023


October 6 - 9

Registration Closed

We are FULL

Thanksgiving Friendship Families

Key Dates to Remember:
Canadian host will be opening their homes from Friday, October 6 to Monday, October 9. Please select all the dates you are available to provide yourself with the best matching opportunities. Prepare to create cherished memories and forge friendships that span the globe.

Please also note that you will be notified by September 29, 2023 of your host family and the date in which you shall gather for a Thanksgiving Meal!


Safety and Transportation Matters:
To ensure the safety and comfort of YOU (the students), we kindly request hosts to provide transportation. Your hosts will be in touch with you about transportation.


Capture the Moments:
We’d be thrilled to receive snapshots of your heartwarming Thanksgiving meal shared with your hosts. Along with a brief overview, these photos become a powerful testament to the warmth of Canadian hospitality. Your stories inspire and welcome new families and friends to the HIS community.


Stay in Touch:
For any queries, changes, or updates after registering, please reach out to us at

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