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Lise Secours enjoys Thanksgiving with her family, including grandson Emerick, at The Branch in Kemptville, ON.
Lise Secours enjoys Thanksgiving with her family, including grandson Emerick, at The Branch in Kemptville, ON.

Giving thanks in Canada

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Families may pick different days to gather over the weekend, but today is the official Thanksgiving holiday in Canada. On Sunday, The Branch Restaurant in Kemptville, Ontario welcomed all comers for their second annual free Thanksgiving community dinner as a benefit for the local Salvation Army Food Bank. For transplanted Americans, holding Thanksgiving ahead of Halloween takes a lot of getting used to. But Ottawa correspondent Lucy Martin was only too happy to show up and sample the fare. Branch Chef Bruce Enloe talked about what's different and what's the same while getting ready to feed his adopted home town.

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Lucy Martin
Ottawa Correspondent

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