Statutory Holidays in Canada in 2019

Canada List of National and regional statutory holidays of Canada in 2019

Day Date Holiday Comments
Tuesday January 01 Jan 1 New Year's Day
Wednesday January 02 Jan 2 Day after New Year's Day Quebec only.
Monday February 11 Feb 11 Family Day Statutory holiday in British Columbia
Tuesday February 19 Feb 19 Family Day 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan
Friday April 19 Apr 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative
Monday April 22 Apr 22 Easter Monday Quebec. Companies can choose between Good Friday or Easter Monday
Sunday May 12 May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Tuesday May 21 May 21 National Patriots' Day Quebec only. Commemoration of the Lower Canada Rebellion in 1837
Tuesday May 21 May 21 Victoria Day Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
Sunday June 16 Jun 16 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Friday June 21 Jun 21 National Aboriginal Day Northwest Territories, Yukon. Provincial Statutory Holiday
Monday June 24 Jun 24 Discovery Day Monday nearest June 24th. Newfoundland and Labrador only
Monday June 24 Jun 24 The National Holiday of Quebec Quebec only
Monday July 01 Jul 1 Canada Day
Tuesday July 09 Jul 9 Nunavut Day Nunavut only. Not a holiday for Federal employees
Monday July 15 Jul 15 Orangeman's Day Newfoundland and Labrador
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 2nd 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
Tuesday 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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