Statutory Holidays in Canada in 2017

Canada Upcoming Holidays in Canada

National Patriots' Day
National Patriots' Day

22 May 2017 This Regional holiday is in 23 days. In Quebec, National Patriots Day (Journée nationale des patriotes) which is a comm...

Victoria Day
Victoria Day

22 May 2017 This Regional holiday is in 23 days. Victoria Day celebrates the birthday of Queen Victoria. Following the death of Queen Vi...

National Aboriginal Day
National Aboriginal Day

21 June 2017 This Regional holiday is in 53 days. Northwest Territories. A Provincial Statutory Holiday since 2001

Canada List of National and regional statutory holidays of Canada in 2017

Day Date Holiday Comments
Sunday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day
Monday February 13 Feb 13 Family Day Statutory holiday in British Columbia
Monday February 20 Feb 20 Family Day 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Alberta, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. Known by different names in some provinces
Friday April 14 Apr 14 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative
Monday April 17 Apr 17 Easter Monday Quebec. Companies can choose between Good Friday or Easter Monday
Sunday May 14 May 14 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 22 May 22 National Patriots' Day Quebec only. Commemoration of the Lower Canada Rebellion in 1837
Monday May 22 May 22 Victoria Day Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
Sunday June 18 Jun 18 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Wednesday June 21 Jun 21 National Aboriginal Day Northwest Territories. Provincial Statutory Holiday
Saturday June 24 Jun 24 The National Holiday of Quebec Quebec only
Monday June 26 Jun 26 Discovery Day Monday nearest June 24th. Newfoundland and Labrador only
Saturday July 01 Jul 1 Canada Day Observed on July 1 or on July 2, if July 1 is a holiday
Monday July 03 Jul 3 Canada Day (observed) Any business that would normally close on a Saturday will close today
Sunday July 09 Jul 9 Nunavut Day Nunavut only. Not a holiday for Federal employees
Monday August 07 Aug 7 Civic Day First Monday in August
Monday August 21 Aug 21 Discovery Day Third Monday in August. Yukon only
Monday September 04 Sep 4 Labour Day First Monday in September
Monday October 09 Oct 9 Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in October. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Saturday November 11 Nov 11 Remembrance Day Statutory holiday everywhere except Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia
Monday November 13 Nov 13 Remembrance Day (in lieu) Prince Edward Island and Yukon
Monday November 13 Nov 13 Remembrance Day (in lieu) Govt. only. Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, Saskatchwan
Monday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Statutory in Ontario and federal jurisdictions


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