Check Ontario Statutory Holidays 2022. There are 9 statutory holidays in Ontario (ON). Check 2022 public holidays dates for Family Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Emancipation Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, Boxing Day in Ontario.

Ontario Statutory Holidays 2022

DateWeek DayHoliday
January – 03MondayNew Year’s Day (Observed Day)
February – 21Monday Family Day
April – 15FridayGood Friday
May – 23Monday Victoria Day
July – 01Friday Canada Day
September – 05Monday Labour Day
October – 10MondayThanksgiving Day
December – 26MondayChristmas (Observed Day)
December – 27TuesdayBoxing Day (Observed Day)

While some employers give their employees the following optional holidays in the year 2022.

Ontario Optional Holidays 2022

DateWeek DayHoliday
April – 17SundayEaster Sunday
April – 18MondayEaster Monday
August – 01Monday Emancipation Day (Civic Holiday)
November – 11FridayRemembrance Day

Special Rules for Public Holidays in Ontario –

  • If a statutory holiday falls on employee’s day off, the first working day immediately following the holiday becomes employee’s statutory holiday.
  • A substitute holiday is another working day off work that is designated to replace a public holiday. Employees are entitled to be paid public holiday pay for a substitute holiday.