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Holidays in Canada in 2013


DateWeekdayHoliday nameHoliday typeWhere it is observed
Jan 1TuesdayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2WednesdayDay After New Year’s DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jan 6SundayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7MondayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14MondayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 24ThursdayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Jan 26SaturdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 2SaturdayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 10SundayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 11MondayFamily DayCommon Local holidaysBritish Columbia
Feb 12TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Feb 13WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Feb 14ThursdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15FridayNational Flag of Canada DayObservance 
Feb 18MondayIslander DayCommon Local holidaysPr.Edward I
Feb 18MondayFamily DayCommon Local holidaysAB, ON, SK
Feb 18MondayLouis Riel DayCommon Local holidaysManitoba
Feb 22FridayYukon Heritage DayLocal holidayYukon Territory
Feb 24SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 1FridaySt David's DayObservance 
Mar 10SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 11MondayCommonwealth DayObservance 
Mar 17SundaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 18MondaySt. Patrick's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Mar 20WednesdayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 24SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Mar 26TuesdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Mar 28ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Mar 29FridayGood FridayNational holiday, Christian 
Mar 30SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayCommon Local holidaysAB, BC, NB, PE, QC, YT
Apr 2TuesdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 6SaturdayNational Tartan DayObservance 
Apr 8MondayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
Apr 9TuesdayVimy Ridge DayObservance 
Apr 16TuesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
Apr 22MondaySt. George's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Apr 28SundayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 3FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
May 4SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
May 5SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
May 6MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
May 9ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 12SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 15WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
May 19SundayPentecostChristian 
May 20MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 20MondayVictoria DayCommon Local holidaysAll except NS, NU, QC
May 20MondayNational Patriots' DayLocal holidayQuebec
May 26SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
May 30ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 6ThursdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Jun 16SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 21FridayNational Aboriginal DayObservance 
Jun 21FridayNational Aboriginal DayLocal holidayNorthwest Territories
Jun 24MondaySt. Jean Baptiste DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jun 24MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 1MondayCanada DayNational holiday 
Jul 1MondayMemorial DayLocal observanceNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 9TuesdayRamadan beginsMuslim 
Jul 9TuesdayNunavut DayLocal holidayNunavut Territory
Jul 15MondayOrangemen's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 16TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 3SaturdayLaylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim 
Aug 5MondayHeritage Day in AlbertaCommon Local holidays 
Aug 5MondayCivic/Provincial DayCommon Local holidaysMB, NT, ON, SK
Aug 5MondayNew Brunswick DayCommon Local holidaysNew Brunswick
Aug 5MondayBritish Columbia DayCommon Local holidaysBritish Columbia
Aug 5MondayNatal DayCommon Local holidaysNova Scotia, Pr.Edward I
Aug 8ThursdayEid-al-FitrMuslim 
Aug 15ThursdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 16FridayGold Cup ParadeLocal holidayPr.Edward I
Aug 19MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayYukon Territory
Sep 2MondayLabour DayNational holidayAll
Sep 5ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 14SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Sep 19ThursdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 22SundaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 25WednesdayLast day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Sep 26ThursdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Sep 27FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 4FridayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 14MondayThanksgiving DayNational holidayAll
Oct 15TuesdayEid-al-AdhaMuslim 
Oct 31ThursdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1FridayAll Saints' DayObservance 
Nov 2SaturdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 3SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 3SundayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Nov 5TuesdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Nov 11MondayRemembrance DayNational holiday 
Nov 28ThursdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 1SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 5ThursdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 8SundayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 11WednesdayAnniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance 
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmasNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayCommon Local holidaysMB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, YT
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 
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