Statutory Holidays in Canada in 2015

Canada List of National and regional statutory holidays of Canada in 2015

Day Date Holiday Comments
Thursday January 01 New Years Day
Monday February 09 Family Day Statutory holiday in British Columbia
Monday February 16 Family Day 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Alberta, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. Known as Islander Day in Prince Edward Island
Monday February 16 Nova Scotia Heritage Day 3rd Monday in February
Friday April 03 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative
Monday April 06 Easter Monday Quebec, Nunavut
Sunday May 10 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Monday May 18 Victoria Day Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Monday May 18 National Patriots' Day Quebec only. Commemoration of the Lower Canada Rebellion in 1837
Sunday June 21 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday June 21 National Aboriginal Day Northwest Territories. Provincial Statutory Holiday
Monday June 22 Discovery Day Monday nearest June 24th. Newfoundland and Labrador only
Wednesday June 24 The National Holiday of Quebec Quebec only
Wednesday July 01 Canada Day
Thursday July 09 Nunavut Day Nunavut only. Not a holiday for Federal employees
Monday July 13 Orangeman's Day Newfoundland and Labrador
Monday August 03 Civic Day First Monday in August
Monday August 17 Discovery Day Third Monday in August. Yukon only
Monday September 07 Labour Day First Monday in September
Monday October 12 Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in October. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Wednesday November 11 Remembrance Day Statutory holiday everywhere except Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia
Friday December 25 Christmas Day
Saturday December 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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