Canada Stat HolidaysCheck the 2016 National and Provincial statutory holidays in Canada. Public holidays in Canada are also known as ‘statutory holidays’, ‘stat holidays’ or simply ‘stats’. A statutory holiday in Canada is legislated either through the federal, or a provincial or territorial government.
New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Canada Day, Labor Day and Christmas Day are the Nationwide statutory holidays. In addition to the nationwide stat holidays, the following holidays are mandated by federal legislation for federally regulated employees. All banks commemorate these holidays, and they are statutory in some provinces and territories : Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day and Boxing Day.

Date Day Holiday Observed In
January – 01 Friday New Year’s Day Nationwide
February – 8 Monday Family Day BC
February – 15 Monday Family Day ON,SK
Islander Day PE
Louis Riel Day MB
Alberta Family Day AB
February – 16 Tuesday Nova Scotia Heritage Day NS
March – 14 Monday St. Patrick’s Day NL
March – 25 Friday Good Friday Nationwide
March – 27 Sunday Easter Sunday PE
March – 28 Monday Easter Monday NB,QC,NU
April – 25 Monday St. George’s Day NL
May – 23 Monday Victoria Day ON,BC,NT,PE,MB,NB,SK,NL,AB,YT,NU
National Patriots’ Day QC
June – 24 Friday St. Jean Baptiste Day NB,QC
June – 27 Monday Discovery Day NL
July – 01 Friday Canada Day ON,BC,NT,PE,MB,NB,SK,AB,QC,NS,YT,NU
Memorial Day NL
July – 9 Saturday Nunavut Day NU
July – 11 Monday Orangeman’s Day NL
July – 29 Friday Floating Holiday SK
August – 01 Monday Civic Day (Emancipation Day) ON,NT,NU
B.C. Day BC
Saskatchewan Day SK
New Brunswick Day NB
August – 15 Monday Discovery Day YT
September – 05 Monday Labour Day Nationwide
October – 10 Monday Thanksgiving Day ON,BC,NT,PE,MB,NB,SK,NL,AB,QC,YT,NU
November – 11 Friday Remembrance Day BC,NT,PE,NB,SK,NL,AB,QC,NS,YT,NU
December – 24 Saturday Christmas Eve Afternoon (4 hours) PE
December – 25 Sunday Christmas BC,NT,PE,NB,AB,QC,NS,NU
December – 26 Monday Boxing Day PE,NB,SK,NL,NU
Christmas Day (Observed) ON,MB,YT
December – 27 Tuesday Boxing Day (Observed) ON
Christmas (Observed) SK,NL