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Holidays and Observances in Canada in 2022

Holidays and Observances in Canada in 2022

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1SaturdayNew Year's DayStatutory Holiday 
Jan 2SundayDay After New Year’s DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jan 3MondayDay off for New Year's DayStatutory Holiday 
Jan 6ThursdayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7FridayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14FridayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 17MondayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 1TuesdayLunar New YearObservance 
Feb 2WednesdayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 14MondayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15TuesdayNational Flag of Canada DayObservance 
Feb 21MondayLouis Riel DayCommon local holidayManitoba
Feb 21MondayNova Scotia Heritage DayCommon local holidayNova Scotia
Feb 21MondayIslander DayCommon local holidayPE
Feb 21MondayFamily DayCommon local holidayAB, BC, NB, ON, SK
Feb 25FridayYukon Heritage DayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Mar 1TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayChristian 
Mar 1TuesdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Mar 1TuesdaySt David's DayObservance 
Mar 2WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Mar 13SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 14MondayCommonwealth DayObservance 
Mar 14MondaySt. Patrick's DayLocal holidayNL
Mar 17ThursdayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 17ThursdaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 20SundayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Apr 2SaturdayRamadan StartMuslim 
Apr 6WednesdayTartan DayObservance 
Apr 9SaturdayVimy Ridge DayObservance 
Apr 10SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 14ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 15FridayGood FridayStatutory Holiday 
Apr 16SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 16SaturdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayShops Closing DayNL
Apr 17SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayOptional HolidayAlberta
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayStatutory HolidayNew Brunswick
Apr 18MondayEaster MondayStatutory HolidayNT, NU, QC
Apr 22FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 23SaturdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 23SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 24SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 25MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 25MondaySt. George's DayLocal holidayNL
Apr 27WednesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
Apr 27WednesdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
May 2MondayEid ul FitrMuslim 
May 5ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 8SundayMothers' DayObservance 
May 19ThursdayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 23MondayNational Patriots' DayLocal holidayQuebec
May 23MondayVictoria DayStatutory HolidayAll except NS, PE, QC
May 26ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
Jun 5SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 5SundayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 6MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 12SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 16ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 19SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 21TuesdayNational Indigenous Peoples DayObservance 
Jun 21TuesdayNational Indigenous Peoples DayLocal holidayNT, Yukon
Jun 21TuesdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 24FridaySt. Jean Baptiste DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jun 27MondayJune HolidayLocal holidayNL
Jul 1FridayMemorial DayLocal holidayNL
Jul 1FridayCanada DayStatutory Holiday 
Jul 9SaturdayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Jul 9SaturdayNunavut DayLocal holidayNunavut
Jul 11MondayOrangemen's DayLocal holidayNL
Jul 30SaturdayMuharram/Islamic New YearMuslim 
Aug 1MondayCivic/Provincial DayStatutory HolidayNT, Nunavut
Aug 1MondayCivic/Provincial DayLocal observanceOntario
Aug 1MondaySaskatchewan DayCommon local holidaySaskatchewan
Aug 1MondayTerry Fox DayLocal observanceManitoba
Aug 1MondayNew Brunswick DayPrescribed Day of RestNew Brunswick
Aug 1MondayBritish Columbia DayCommon local holidayBC
Aug 1MondayNatal DayCommon local holidayNova Scotia
Aug 1MondayHeritage DayOptional HolidayAlberta
Aug 3WednesdayThe Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day)Local holidayNL
Aug 7SundayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 8MondayAshuraMuslim 
Aug 15MondayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 15MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayYukon
Aug 19FridayGold Cup ParadeLocal holidayPE
Sep 5MondayLabour DayStatutory Holiday 
Sep 19MondayQueen Elizabeth II's Funeral DayStatutory HolidayPE
Sep 19MondayQueen Elizabeth II's Funeral DayFederal Employees Holiday 
Sep 19MondayQueen Elizabeth II's Funeral DayProvincial Public Sector HolidayBC, NB, NL, NS, YT
Sep 22ThursdaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 26MondayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 30FridayNational Day for Truth and ReconciliationFederal Employees Holiday 
Sep 30FridayNational Day for Truth and ReconciliationStatutory HolidayNT, NU, PE, YT
Oct 4TuesdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 5WednesdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 9SundayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid)Muslim 
Oct 10MondayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 10MondayThanksgiving DayStatutory HolidayAll except NB, NS, PE
Oct 10MondayThanksgiving DayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Oct 10MondayThanksgiving DayObservancePE
Oct 10MondayThanksgiving DayStatutory HolidayNew Brunswick
Oct 16SundayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
Oct 17MondayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 18TuesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 18TuesdayHealthcare Aide DayLocal observanceBC, Manitoba
Oct 24MondayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 31MondayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1TuesdayAll Saints' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 2WednesdayAll Souls' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 6SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 8TuesdayNational Aboriginal Veterans DayObservance 
Nov 11FridayRemembrance DayObservanceMB, NS, ON, QC
Nov 11FridayRemembrance DayStatutory HolidayAll except MB, NS, ON, QC
Nov 27SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8ThursdayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 11SundayAnniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance 
Dec 19MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21WednesdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 24SaturdayChristmas EveProvincial Public Sector HolidayNew Brunswick
Dec 25SundayChristmas DayStatutory Holiday 
Dec 26MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 26MondayKwanzaa (first day)Observance 
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayStatutory HolidayNL, NT, NU, ON
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayOptional HolidayAlberta
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Dec 26MondayBoxing DayProvincial Public Sector HolidayNew Brunswick
Dec 26MondayDay off for Boxing DayLocal holidaySaskatchewan
Dec 27TuesdayDay off for Boxing DayProvincial Public Sector HolidayNew Brunswick
Dec 31SaturdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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