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Holidays in Canada in 2009


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1ThursdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2FridayDay After New Year’s DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jan 6TuesdayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7WednesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14WednesdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 26MondayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 2MondayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 9MondayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 9MondayIslander DayCommon Local holidaysPr.Edward I
Feb 14SaturdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15SundayNational Flag of Canada DayObservance 
Feb 16MondayFamily DayCommon Local holidaysAB, ON, SK
Feb 16MondayLouis Riel DayCommon Local holidaysManitoba
Feb 24TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Feb 25WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Feb 27FridayYukon Heritage DayLocal holidayYukon Territory
Mar 1SundaySt David's DayObservance 
Mar 8SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 9MondayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Mar 9MondayCommonwealth DayObservance 
Mar 10TuesdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 16MondaySt. Patrick's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Mar 17TuesdaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 20FridayMarch equinoxSeason 
Apr 5SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 9ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 9ThursdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 9ThursdayVimy Ridge DayObservance 
Apr 10FridayGood FridayNational holiday, Christian 
Apr 11SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 12SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 13MondayEaster MondayCommon Local holidaysAB, BC, NB, PE, QC, YT
Apr 16ThursdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 17FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 18SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 19SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 20MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 20MondaySt. George's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Apr 21TuesdayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
Apr 29WednesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 12TuesdayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 18MondayVictoria DayCommon Local holidaysAll except NS, NU, QC
May 18MondayNational Patriots' DayLocal holidayQuebec
May 21ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 29FridayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 31SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 1MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 7SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 11ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21SundayNational Aboriginal DayObservance 
Jun 21SundayNational Aboriginal DayLocal holidayNorthwest Territories
Jun 22MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Jun 24WednesdaySt. Jean Baptiste DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jul 1WednesdayCanada DayNational holiday 
Jul 1WednesdayMemorial DayLocal observanceNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 9ThursdayNunavut DayLocal holidayNunavut Territory
Jul 13MondayOrangemen's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 20MondayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Jul 30ThursdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 3MondayHeritage Day in AlbertaCommon Local holidays 
Aug 3MondayCivic/Provincial DayCommon Local holidaysMB, NT, ON, SK
Aug 3MondayNew Brunswick DayCommon Local holidaysNew Brunswick
Aug 3MondayBritish Columbia DayCommon Local holidaysBritish Columbia
Aug 3MondayNatal DayCommon Local holidaysNova Scotia, Pr.Edward I
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 17MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayYukon Territory
Aug 21FridayGold Cup ParadeLocal holidayPr.Edward I
Aug 22SaturdayRamadan beginsMuslim 
Sep 7MondayLabour DayNational holidayAll
Sep 16WednesdayLaylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim 
Sep 19SaturdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 21MondayEid-al-FitrMuslim 
Sep 22TuesdaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 28MondayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 3SaturdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 4SundayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 9FridayLast day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 10SaturdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 11SundaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 12MondayThanksgiving DayNational holidayAll
Oct 17SaturdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 31SaturdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayObservance 
Nov 2MondayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 11WednesdayRemembrance DayNational holiday 
Nov 28SaturdayEid-al-AdhaMuslim 
Nov 29SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8TuesdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 11FridayAnniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance 
Dec 12SaturdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 18FridayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Dec 19SaturdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24ThursdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25FridayChristmasNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 26SaturdayBoxing DayCommon Local holidaysMB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, YT
Dec 31ThursdayNew Year's EveObservance 
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