Statutory Holidays in Canada in 2018

Canada List of National and regional statutory holidays of Canada in 2018

Day Date Holiday Comments
Monday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Tuesday January 02 Jan 2 Day after New Years Day Quebec only.
Monday February 12 Feb 12 Family Day Statutory holiday in British Columbia
Monday February 19 Feb 19 Family Day 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan
Friday March 30 Mar 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative
Monday April 02 Apr 2 Easter Monday Quebec. Companies can choose between Good Friday or Easter Monday
Sunday May 13 May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 21 May 21 National Patriots' Day Quebec only. Commemoration of the Lower Canada Rebellion in 1837
Monday May 21 May 21 Victoria Day Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
Sunday June 17 Jun 17 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Thursday June 21 Jun 21 National Aboriginal Day Northwest Territories, Yukon. Provincial Statutory Holiday
Monday June 25 Jun 25 Discovery Day Monday nearest June 24th. Newfoundland and Labrador only
Monday June 25 Jun 25 The National Holiday of Quebec Quebec only
Monday July 02 Jul 2 Canada Day
Monday July 09 Jul 9 Nunavut Day Nunavut only. Not a holiday for Federal employees
Monday July 09 Jul 9 Orangeman's Day Newfoundland and Labrador
Monday August 06 Aug 6 Civic Day First Monday in August
Monday August 20 Aug 20 Discovery Day Third Monday in August. Yukon only
Monday September 03 Sep 3 Labour Day First Monday in September
Monday October 08 Oct 8 Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in October. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Sunday November 11 Nov 11 Remembrance Day Statutory holiday everywhere except Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia
Tuesday December 25 Dec 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Dec 26 Boxing Day Statutory in Ontario and federal jurisdictions
Monday December 31 Dec 31 New Year's Eve Quebec Govt. Only.


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday Government/Public Sector


  • In Canada, public holidays are known as statutory holidays

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