Statutory Holidays in Canada in 2013

Canada List of National and regional statutory holidays of Canada in 2013

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Years Day Statutory. Also January 2 in Quebec.
Wednesday January 02 Jan 2 Day after New Years Day Quebec only.
Monday February 11 Feb 11 Family Day Statutory holiday in British Columbia
Monday February 18 Feb 18 Family Day 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Alberta, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. Known as Islander Day in Prince Edward Island.
Friday March 29 Mar 29 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday is statutory.
Monday April 01 Apr 1 Easter Monday Monday after Easter Sunday. Quebec Only
Sunday May 12 May 12 Mother's Day Not a public holiday. 2nd Sunday in May.
Monday May 20 May 20 Victoria Day Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
Sunday June 16 Jun 16 Father's Day Third Sunday in June. Not a National Holiday
Monday June 24 Jun 24 The National Holiday of Quebec Quebec only.
Monday June 24 Jun 24 Discovery Day Monday nearest June 24th. Newfoundland and Labrador only.
Monday July 01 Jul 1 Canada Day
Monday August 05 Aug 5 Civic Day First Monday in August
Monday August 19 Aug 19 Discovery Day Third Monday in August. Yukon only
Monday September 02 Sep 2 Labour Day First Monday in September
Monday October 14 Oct 14 Thanksgiving Second Monday in October. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
Monday November 11 Nov 11 Remembrance Day Statutory holiday everywhere except Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia.
Wednesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Statutory in Ontario and federal jurisdictions.


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • In Canada, public holidays are known as statutory holidays

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