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Canada Day - additional statutory holiday in Canada

This article refers to the additional statutory holiday on July 2. This holiday occurs only in years where July 1 is a Sunday.

Go to the main article about Canada Day on July 1

If Canada Day falls on a Sunday, July 2 is a statutory holiday. The Canada Day celebrations are nonetheless held on July 1.

All provincial governments observe this statutory holiday. Many organizations, businesses and stores are closed, although some book stores, pharmacies and gas stations may be open. Post offices are closed. As Canada Day falls in the Canadian summer holiday period, all schools are closed.

Canada Day - additional statutory holiday Observances

WeekdayDateYearNameHoliday TypeWhere it is a statutory holiday
MonJul 22012Canada Day - additional statutory holidayNational holiday 
MonJul 32017Canada Day - additional statutory holidayNational holiday 
MonJul 22018Canada Day - additional statutory holidayNational holiday 

Quick Facts

If Canada Day falls on a Sunday, July 2 is a statutory holiday.

Canada Day - additional statutory holiday 2016

Canada Day - additional statutory holiday does not occur in 2016

Canada Day - additional statutory holiday 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017

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Name in other languages

NameLanguage
Canada Day - additional statutory holidayEnglish
la Fête du CanadaFrench
Canada Day - ErsatzterminGerman

List of dates for other years

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