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Holidays in Canada in 2017

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DateWeekdayHoliday NameHoliday TypeWhere It is Observed
Jan 1SundayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Jan 1SundayNew Year's DayNational holiday 
Jan 2MondayNew Year's Day observedNational holiday 
Jan 2MondayDay After New Year’s DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jan 6FridayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7SaturdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14SaturdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 28SaturdayChinese New YearObservance 
Feb 2ThursdayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 11SaturdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 13MondayFamily DayCommon Local holidaysBritish Columbia
Feb 14TuesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15WednesdayNational Flag of Canada DayObservance 
Feb 20MondayIslander DayCommon Local holidaysPrince Edward Island
Feb 20MondayFamily DayCommon Local holidaysAB, ON, SK
Feb 20MondayNova Scotia Heritage DayCommon Local holidaysNova Scotia
Feb 20MondayLouis Riel DayCommon Local holidaysManitoba
Feb 24FridayYukon Heritage DayLocal holidayYukon
Feb 28TuesdayCarnival/Shrove TuesdayChristian 
Mar 1WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Mar 1WednesdaySt David's DayObservance 
Mar 12SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 12SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 13MondayCommonwealth DayObservance 
Mar 17FridaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 20MondayMarch equinoxSeason 
Mar 20MondaySt. Patrick's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Apr 6ThursdayNational Tartan DayObservance 
Apr 9SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 9SundayVimy Ridge DayObservance 
Apr 11TuesdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 13ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 14FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 14FridayGood FridayNational holiday, Christian 
Apr 15SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 15SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 16SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 16SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 17MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayObservanceAlberta
Apr 17MondayEaster MondayCommon Local holidaysBC, NB, PE, QC, YT
Apr 18TuesdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 24MondayYom HaShoahJewish holiday 
Apr 24MondayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Apr 24MondaySt. George's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
May 2TuesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 14SundayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 14SundayMother's DayObservance 
May 22MondayVictoria DayCommon Local holidaysAll except NS, NU, QC
May 22MondayNational Patriots' DayLocal holidayQuebec
May 25ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 27SaturdayRamadan beginsMuslim 
May 31WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 4SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 5MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 11SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 15ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 18SundayFather's DayObservance 
Jun 21WednesdayLaylat al-Qadr (Night of Destiny)Muslim 
Jun 21WednesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 21WednesdayNational Aboriginal DayLocal holidayNorthwest Territories
Jun 21WednesdayNational Aboriginal DayObservance 
Jun 24SaturdaySt. Jean Baptiste DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jun 26MondayEid-al-FitrMuslim 
Jun 26MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 1SaturdayCanada DayNational holiday 
Jul 1SaturdayMemorial DayLocal observanceNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 3MondayCanada Day - additional statutory holidayNational holiday 
Jul 9SundayNunavut DayLocal holidayNunavut
Jul 10MondayOrangemen's DayLocal holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Jul 10MondayNunavut Day observedLocal holidayNunavut
Aug 1TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 2WednesdayThe Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day)Local holidayNewfoundland and Labrador
Aug 7MondayHeritage Day in AlbertaCommon Local holidaysAlberta
Aug 7MondayCivic/Provincial DayCommon Local holidaysNT, ON, PE, SK
Aug 7MondayTerry Fox DayCommon Local holidaysManitoba
Aug 7MondayNew Brunswick DayCommon Local holidaysNew Brunswick
Aug 7MondayBritish Columbia DayCommon Local holidaysBritish Columbia
Aug 7MondayNatal DayCommon Local holidaysNova Scotia
Aug 15TuesdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 18FridayGold Cup ParadeLocal holidayPrince Edward Island
Aug 21MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayYukon
Sep 2SaturdayEid-al-AdhaMuslim 
Sep 4MondayLabour DayNational holidayAll
Sep 21ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 22FridayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Sep 22FridaySeptember equinoxSeason 
Sep 30SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 4WednesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5ThursdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 9MondayThanksgiving DayNational holidayAll except NB, NL, NS, PE
Oct 9MondayThanksgiving DayObservanceNB, NL, NS, PE
Oct 11WednesdayLast day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 12ThursdayShmini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 13FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 18WednesdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 18WednesdayHealthcare Aide DayObservanceBritish Columbia, Manitoba
Oct 31TuesdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1WednesdayAll Saints' DayObservance 
Nov 2ThursdayAll Souls' DayChristian 
Nov 5SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 11SaturdayRemembrance DayNational holidayAll except NL, NS, ON, QC
Nov 11SaturdayRemembrance DayObservanceOntario
Nov 21TuesdayNational Aboriginal DayLocal holidayYukon
Dec 1FridayProphet's BirthdayMuslim 
Dec 3SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8FridayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 11MondayAnniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance 
Dec 13WednesdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 20WednesdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21ThursdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SundayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25MondayChristmasNational holiday, Christian 
Dec 26TuesdayBoxing DayCommon Local holidaysMB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, YT
Dec 31SundayNew Year's EveObservance 

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