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Statutory Holidays
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Statutory Holidays in Canada

Determining entitlement to time off for statutory holidays and accompanying payroll requirements across Canada is not always an easy task.

To find out which statutory holidays apply to you, click on your province or territory in the interactive map below. For federally regulated businesses click on the Link below the map.

Did you know that statutory holiday pay varies depending on the province of employment and type of earnings?

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Holidays for Ontario

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Family Day3rd Monday of February
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Christmas Day25th of December
  • Boxing Day26th of December
  • 1st Monday in August - Civic holiday only; does not take on legislative statutory entitlement. Employers, through standard practice, determine whether or not they will be closed for the day and continue to pay employees.

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Holidays for Alberta

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Family Day3rd Monday of February
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Holidays for British Columbia

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Family Day2nd Monday of February
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • B.C. Day1st Monday of August
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Holidays for Manitoba

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Louis Riel Day3rd Monday of February
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Christmas Day25th of December
  • Remembrance Day - Annually held on November 11th. Most businesses must remain closed for the day. It is not a requirement for employees to pay if employees do not work that day. See Manitoba’s Remembrance Day Act for details.

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Holidays for New Brunswick

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • New Brunswick Day1st Monday of August
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Holidays for Newfoundland and Labrador

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Memorial DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Holidays for Nova Scotia

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Heritage Day3rd Monday of February
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Christmas Day25th of December
  • Remembrance Day is held November 11th and employees are entitled to take the day off but employers are not required to pay for it.

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Holidays for Northwest Territories

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • National Aboriginal DayAnnually held on June 21st
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Civic Holiday1st Monday of August
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Holidays for Nunavut

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Civic Holiday1st Monday of August
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
  • July 9th is classified as Nunavut Day for government employees only.

Holidays for Prince Edward Island

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Islander Day3rd Monday of February
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Holidays for Quebec

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday

    Easter Monday*

    1 day after Easter Sunday

  • St. Jean Baptiste DayJune 24th
  • National Patriot's DayMonday before May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Christmas Day25th of December
  • January 2nd - In Quebec, there are some businesses who are provided this day off.

    * Employees have the choice to observe either Good Friday or Easter Monday.

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Holidays for Saskatchewan

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Family Day3rd Monday of February
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Saskatchewan Day1st Monday of August
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Holidays for Yukon Territories

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Discovery Day3rd Monday of August
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
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Federal Statutory Holidays

  • New Year's DayJanuary 1st
  • Good Friday2 days before Easter Sunday
  • Victoria DayOn the Monday preceding May 25th
  • Canada DayAnnually held on July 1st
  • Labour Day1st Monday of September
  • Thanksgiving Day2nd Monday of October
  • Remembrance Day11th of November
  • Christmas Day25th of December
  • Boxing Day26th of December
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