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Holidays and Observances in Canada in 2025

Holidays and Observances in Canada in 2025

Date NameTypeDetails
Jan 1WednesdayNew Year's DayStatutory Holiday 
Jan 2ThursdayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Jan 2ThursdayDay After New Year’s DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jan 6MondayEpiphanyObservance, Christian 
Jan 7TuesdayOrthodox Christmas DayOrthodox 
Jan 14TuesdayOrthodox New YearOrthodox 
Jan 27MondayIsra and Mi'raj (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jan 29WednesdayLunar New YearObservance 
Feb 2SundayGroundhog DayObservance 
Feb 13ThursdayTu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)Jewish holiday 
Feb 14FridayValentine's DayObservance 
Feb 15SaturdayNational Flag of Canada DayObservance 
Feb 17MondayLouis Riel DayCommon local holidayManitoba
Feb 17MondayNova Scotia Heritage DayCommon local holidayNova Scotia
Feb 17MondayIslander DayCommon local holidayPE
Feb 17MondayFamily DayCommon local holidayAB, BC, NB, ON, SK
Feb 21FridayYukon Heritage DayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Mar 1SaturdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Mar 1SaturdaySt David's DayObservance 
Mar 4TuesdayCarnival / Shrove Tuesday / Pancake DayChristian 
Mar 5WednesdayAsh WednesdayChristian 
Mar 9SundayDaylight Saving Time startsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Mar 10MondayCommonwealth DayObservance 
Mar 14FridayPurimJewish holiday 
Mar 17MondaySt. Patrick's DayObservance 
Mar 17MondaySt. Patrick's DayLocal holidayNL
Mar 20ThursdayMarch EquinoxSeason 
Mar 26WednesdayLaylatul Qadr (Night of Power)Muslim 
Mar 31MondayEid ul Fitr (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Apr 6SundayTartan DayObservance 
Apr 9WednesdayVimy Ridge DayObservance 
Apr 13SundayPalm SundayChristian 
Apr 13SundayFirst day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 17ThursdayMaundy ThursdayChristian 
Apr 18FridayOrthodox Good FridayOrthodox 
Apr 18FridayGood FridayStatutory Holiday 
Apr 19SaturdayHoly SaturdayChristian 
Apr 19SaturdayOrthodox Holy SaturdayOrthodox 
Apr 20SundayLast day of PassoverJewish holiday 
Apr 20SundayOrthodox EasterOrthodox 
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayShops Closing DayNL
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Apr 20SundayEaster SundayObservance, Christian 
Apr 21MondayOrthodox Easter MondayOrthodox 
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayStatutory HolidayNT, NU, QC
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayOptional HolidayAlberta
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayStatutory HolidayNew Brunswick
Apr 21MondayEaster MondayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Apr 21MondaySt. George's DayLocal holidayNL
Apr 23WednesdayYom HaShoahJewish commemoration 
May 1ThursdayYom HaAtzmautJewish holiday 
May 11SundayMothers' DayObservance 
May 16FridayLag B'OmerJewish holiday 
May 19MondayNational Patriots' DayLocal holidayQuebec
May 19MondayVictoria DayStatutory HolidayAll except NS, PE, QC
May 29ThursdayAscension DayChristian 
Jun 2MondayShavuotJewish holiday 
Jun 7SaturdayEid al-AdhaMuslim 
Jun 8SundayPentecostChristian 
Jun 9MondayWhit MondayChristian 
Jun 15SundayTrinity SundayChristian 
Jun 15SundayFathers' DayObservance 
Jun 19ThursdayCorpus ChristiChristian 
Jun 20FridayJune SolsticeSeason 
Jun 21SaturdayNational Indigenous Peoples DayObservance 
Jun 21SaturdayNational Indigenous Peoples DayLocal holidayNT, Yukon
Jun 23MondayJune HolidayLocal holidayNL
Jun 24TuesdaySt. Jean Baptiste DayLocal holidayQuebec
Jun 27FridayMuharram/Islamic New Year (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 1TuesdayMemorial DayLocal holidayNL
Jul 1TuesdayCanada DayStatutory Holiday 
Jul 6SundayAshura (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Jul 9WednesdayNunavut DayLocal holidayNunavut
Jul 14MondayOrangemen's DayLocal holidayNL
Aug 3SundayTisha B'AvJewish holiday 
Aug 4MondayCivic/Provincial DayStatutory HolidayNT, Nunavut
Aug 4MondayCivic/Provincial DayLocal observanceOntario
Aug 4MondaySaskatchewan DayCommon local holidaySaskatchewan
Aug 4MondayTerry Fox DayLocal observanceManitoba
Aug 4MondayNew Brunswick DayPrescribed Day of RestNew Brunswick
Aug 4MondayBritish Columbia DayCommon local holidayBC
Aug 4MondayNatal DayCommon local holidayNova Scotia
Aug 4MondayHeritage DayOptional HolidayAlberta
Aug 6WednesdayThe Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day)Local holidayNL
Aug 15FridayAssumption of MaryChristian 
Aug 15FridayGold Cup ParadeLocal holidayPE
Aug 18MondayDiscovery DayLocal holidayYukon
Sep 1MondayLabour DayStatutory Holiday 
Sep 5FridayMilad un Nabi (Mawlid) (Tentative Date)Muslim 
Sep 22MondaySeptember EquinoxSeason 
Sep 23TuesdayRosh HashanaJewish holiday 
Sep 30TuesdayNational Day for Truth and ReconciliationStatutory HolidayBC, NT, NU, PE, YT
Sep 30TuesdayNational Day for Truth and ReconciliationFederal Employees Holiday 
Oct 2ThursdayYom KippurJewish holiday 
Oct 4SaturdayFeast of St Francis of AssisiChristian 
Oct 7TuesdayFirst day of SukkotJewish holiday 
Oct 13MondayHoshana RabbahJewish holiday 
Oct 13MondayThanksgiving DayStatutory HolidayAll except NB, NS, PE
Oct 13MondayThanksgiving DayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Oct 13MondayThanksgiving DayObservancePE
Oct 13MondayThanksgiving DayStatutory HolidayNew Brunswick
Oct 14TuesdayShemini AtzeretJewish holiday 
Oct 15WednesdaySimchat TorahJewish holiday 
Oct 18SaturdayHealthcare Aide DayLocal observanceBC, Manitoba
Oct 20MondayDiwali/DeepavaliObservance 
Oct 31FridayHalloweenObservance 
Nov 1SaturdayAll Saints' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 2SundayAll Souls' DayObservance, Christian 
Nov 2SundayDaylight Saving Time endsClock change/Daylight Saving Time 
Nov 8SaturdayNational Aboriginal Veterans DayObservance 
Nov 11TuesdayRemembrance DayStatutory HolidayAll except MB, NS, ON, QC
Nov 11TuesdayRemembrance DayObservanceMB, NS, ON, QC
Nov 30SundayFirst Sunday of AdventObservance 
Dec 8MondayFeast of the Immaculate ConceptionChristian 
Dec 11ThursdayAnniversary of the Statute of WestminsterObservance 
Dec 15MondayFirst Day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 21SundayDecember SolsticeSeason 
Dec 22MondayLast day of HanukkahJewish holiday 
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveStatutory Half DayNew Brunswick
Dec 24WednesdayChristmas EveObservance 
Dec 25ThursdayChristmas DayStatutory Holiday 
Dec 26FridayKwanzaa (first day)Observance 
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayStatutory HolidayNL, NT, NU, ON
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayDesignated Retail Closing DayNova Scotia
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayProvincial Public Sector HolidayNew Brunswick
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayLocal de facto holidayYukon
Dec 26FridayBoxing DayOptional HolidayAlberta
Dec 31WednesdayNew Year's EveObservance 

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