Statutory Holidays in Canada - 2019

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National holidays in Canada, known as "statutory holidays" or "stat holidays" are observed at the national levels. In addition each province and territory has its own holidays as well.

Here is the list of all the holidays in year 2019 and the provinces they are observed in.
Holiday Date in 2019 Observance
  New Year's Day
French: Jour de l'An
 Thu, January 1
  Nationwide
  Islander Day
French: Fête des Insulaires
 Mon, Feburary 16
  PE
  Louis Riel Day
French: La Journee Louis Riel
Family Day
 Mon, Feburary 16
  MB
  Family Day
French: Jour de la Famille
Louis Riel Day in MB
Islander Day in PEI
 Mon, Feburary 16
(Mon, Feburary 9 in BC)
  BC, AB, SK, ON
  St. Patrick's Day
French: Fête de la Saint-Patrick
 Tue, March 17
  NL
  Good Friday
French: Vendredi saint
 Fri, April 3
  Nationwide except QC
  Easter Monday
French: Lundi de Paques
 Mon, April 6
  QC
  St. George's Day
French: Sant Jordi (Saint-Georges)
 Mon, April 20
  NL
  Victoria Day
French: Fête de la Reine ou Journee nationale des Patriotes
 Mon, May 18
(Monday preceedig May 25)
  Nationwide except NB, NS, PE, NL
  Jour de l'Action de grace
Eng: National Patriots' Day
 Mon, May 18
  QC
  National Aboriginal Day
French: La Journee nationale des Autochtones
 Sun, Jun 21
  NT
  Fete nationale du Quebec
Eng: National Holiday of Quebec
Jean Baptiste Day
 Wed, Jun 24
  QC
  Canada Day
French: Fête du Canada
Memorial Day in NFL
 Wed, July 1
  Nationwide
  Memorial Day
French: commemoratif
 Wed, July 1
  NL
  Nunavut Day
French: Jour De Nunavut
 Thu, July 9
  NU
  Civic Holiday
Frenhc: le Conge statutairedu mois d'aout
Simcoe Day in ON
Heritage Day in AB
 Mon, August 3
  AB, BC, SK, ON, MB, NU
  British Columbia Day
Civic Holiday
 Mon, August 3
  BC
  New Brunswick Day
Civic Holiday
 Mon, August 3
  NB
  Natal Day
French: Jour de la Fondation
Civic Holiday
 Mon, August 3
  NS
  Saskatchewan Day
Civic Holiday
 Mon, August 3
  SK
  Discovery Day
French: Jour de la Decouverte
 Mon, August 17
  NL, YU
  Labour Day
French: Fête du travail
 Mon, September 7
  Nationwide
  Thanksgiving
French: Action de grace
 Mon, October 12
  Nationwide except NB, NS, PE, NL
  Remembrance Day
French: le jour de l'Armistice
 Wed, November 11
  Nationwide except NB, ON, QC, NS, NL
  Christmas Day
French: Noël
 Fri, December 25
  Nationwide
  Boxing Day
French: le lendemain de Noel
 Sat, December 26
  ON


Note: Canada Day is usually July 1st. If July 1st falls on Sunday, Monday July 2nd replaces July 1st as the statutory holiday.

This factsheet has been prepared for general information purposes. It is not a legal document.