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Holidays and Observances in Canada in 2024

Holidays and Observances in Canada in 2024

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1MondayNew Year's DayStatutory Holiday 
Jan 2TuesdayDay After New Year’s DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jan 6SaturdayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7SundayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14SundayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 25ThursdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 2FridayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 8ThursdayIsra and Mi'rajMuslim 
Feb 10SaturdayLunar New YearObservance 
Feb 13TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayChristian 
Feb 14WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Feb 14WednesdayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15ThursdayNational Flag of Canada DayObservance 
Feb 19MondayLouis Riel DayCommon local holidayManitoba
Feb 19MondayNova Scotia Heritage DayCommon local holidayNova Scotia
Feb 19MondayIslander DayCommon local holidayPE
Feb 19MondayFamily DayCommon local holidayAB, BC, NB, ON, SK
Feb 23FridayYukon Heritage DayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Mar 1FridaySt David's DayObservance 
Mar 10SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 11MondayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Mar 11MondayCommonwealth DayObservance 
Mar 17SundaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 18MondaySt. Patrick's DayLocal holidayNL
Mar 19TuesdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 24SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Mar 24SundayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 28ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Mar 29FridayGood FridayStatutory Holiday 
Mar 30SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Mar 31SundayEaster SundayShops Closing DayNL
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayStatutory HolidayNew Brunswick
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayStatutory HolidayNT, NU, QC
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Apr 1MondayEaster MondayOptional HolidayAlberta
Apr 5FridayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Apr 6SaturdayTartan DayObservance 
Apr 9TuesdayVimy Ridge DayObservance 
Apr 10WednesdayEid ul Fitr (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Apr 22MondaySt. George's DayLocal holidayNL
Apr 23TuesdayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 30TuesdayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
May 3FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
May 4SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
May 5SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
May 6MondayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
May 6MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
May 9ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
May 12SundayMothers' DayObservance 
May 14TuesdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 19SundayPentecostChristian 
May 20MondayWhit MondayChristian 
May 20MondayNational Patriots' DayLocal holidayQuebec
May 20MondayVictoria DayStatutory HolidayAll except NS, PE, QC
May 26SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
May 26SundayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 30ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 12WednesdayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 16SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 17MondayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Jun 20ThursdayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 21FridayNational Indigenous Peoples DayObservance 
Jun 21FridayNational Indigenous Peoples DayLocal holidayNT, Yukon
Jun 24MondayJune HolidayLocal holidayNL
Jun 24MondaySt. Jean Baptiste DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jul 1MondayMemorial DayLocal holidayNL
Jul 1MondayCanada DayStatutory Holiday 
Jul 8MondayMuharram/Islamic New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 9TuesdayNunavut DayLocal holidayNunavut
Jul 15MondayOrangemen's DayLocal holidayNL
Jul 17WednesdayAshura (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Aug 5MondayCivic/Provincial DayLocal observanceOntario
Aug 5MondayCivic/Provincial DayStatutory HolidayNT, Nunavut
Aug 5MondaySaskatchewan DayCommon local holidaySaskatchewan
Aug 5MondayTerry Fox DayLocal observanceManitoba
Aug 5MondayNew Brunswick DayPrescribed Day of RestNew Brunswick
Aug 5MondayBritish Columbia DayCommon local holidayBC
Aug 5MondayNatal DayCommon local holidayNova Scotia
Aug 5MondayHeritage DayOptional HolidayAlberta
Aug 7WednesdayThe Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day)Local holidayNL
Aug 13TuesdayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 15ThursdayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 16FridayGold Cup ParadeLocal holidayPE
Aug 19MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayYukon
Sep 2MondayLabour DayStatutory Holiday 
Sep 16MondayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid) (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Sep 22SundaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 30MondayNational Day for Truth and ReconciliationStatutory HolidayBC, NT, NU, PE, YT
Sep 30MondayNational Day for Truth and ReconciliationFederal Employees Holiday 
Oct 3ThursdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Oct 4FridayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 12SaturdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 14MondayThanksgiving DayStatutory HolidayAll except NB, NS, PE
Oct 14MondayThanksgiving DayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Oct 14MondayThanksgiving DayObservancePE
Oct 14MondayThanksgiving DayStatutory HolidayNew Brunswick
Oct 17ThursdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 18FridayHealthcare Aide DayLocal observanceBC, Manitoba
Oct 23WednesdayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
Oct 24ThursdayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 25FridaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 31ThursdayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 31ThursdayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1FridayAll Saints' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 2SaturdayAll Souls' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 3SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 8FridayNational Aboriginal Veterans DayObservance 
Nov 11MondayRemembrance DayObservanceMB, NS, ON, QC
Nov 11MondayRemembrance DayStatutory HolidayAll except MB, NS, ON, QC
Dec 1SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8SundayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 11WednesdayAnniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance 
Dec 21SaturdayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveStatutory Half DayNew Brunswick
Dec 24TuesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25WednesdayChristmas DayStatutory Holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 26ThursdayKwanzaa (first day)Observance 
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayStatutory HolidayNL, NT, NU, ON
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayOptional HolidayAlberta
Dec 26ThursdayBoxing DayProvincial Public Sector HolidayNew Brunswick
Dec 31TuesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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