Statutory Holidays in Canada in 2016

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Canada List of Holidays in Canada in 2016

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Friday Fri New Year's Day Statutory Holiday
Monday Mon Family Day Regional Holiday Statutory holiday in British Columbia
Monday Mon Louis Riel Day Regional Holiday Third Monday in February
Monday Mon Family Day Regional Holiday 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. Known as Islander Day in Prince Edward Island
Monday Mon Nova Scotia Heritage Day Regional Holiday 3rd Monday in February
Friday Fri Good Friday Regional Holiday Statutory, except in Quebec
Monday Mon Easter Monday Regional Holiday Nunavut. Optional in Alberta and Quebec
Monday Mon Easter Monday Regional Holiday Quebec. Companies can choose between Good Friday or Easter Monday
Monday Mon St. George's Day Government Holiday Newfoundland and Labrador
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday
Monday Mon Victoria Day Regional Holiday Most provinces
Monday Mon National Patriots' Day Regional Holiday Quebec only
Monday Mon Victoria Day Regional Holiday Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Tuesday Tue National Aboriginal Day Regional Holiday Northwest Territories. Provincial Statutory Holiday
Friday Fri The National Holiday of Quebec Regional Holiday Quebec only
Monday Mon Discovery Day Regional Holiday Newfoundland and Labrador
Friday Fri Canada Day Statutory Holiday Observed on July 1 or on July 2, if July 1 is a holiday
Saturday Sat Nunavut Day Regional Holiday Nunavut only. Not a holiday for Federal employees
Monday Mon Orangeman's Day Regional Holiday Newfoundland and Labrador
Monday Mon Canada Civic Day Regional Holiday First Monday in August. not Statutory holiday
Monday Mon Civic Holiday Government Holiday First Monday in August. not Statutory holiday
Monday Mon Alberta Heritage Day Not A Public Holiday Optional General Holiday. First Monday in August
Monday Mon Discovery Day Regional Holiday Monday nearest August 17th. Yukon
Monday Mon Labour Day Statutory Holiday First Monday in September
Monday Mon Thanksgiving Regional Holiday 2nd Monday in October
Friday Fri Remembrance Day Regional Holiday Statutory holiday everywhere except Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, and Nova Scotia
Friday Fri Armistice Day Regional Holiday Statutory holiday in most provinces and territories
Friday Fri Canadian Remembrance Day Not A Public Holiday Regulated holiday in Nova Scotia
Sunday Sun Christmas Day Statutory Holiday
Monday Mon Christmas Day (in lieu) (in lieu) Regional Holiday
Monday Mon Boxing Day Regional Holiday
Tuesday Tue Boxing Day Regional Holiday Statutory in Ontario and federal jurisdictions

Notes

  • In Canada, public holidays are known as statutory holidays

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