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National Holidays in Canada - 2014

       

Canada has 5 National Holidays that are celebrated Nationwide. These days are paid off days Check out Federal Rules for Paid and other Holidays according to the federal legislation. In addition each province and territory also have their own holidays. Other names given to National holidays are Public holidays, "statutory holidays" or "stat holidays".

Below is the list of ALL holidays observed in Canada in year 2014 on National, Provincial and Territorial level.
List also include unofficial holidays (such as Halloween, Mother's Day, St. Patrick's Day or Valentine's Day) that are very commonly observed in Canada.


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Holiday Date in 2014 Observance
  New Year's Day
French: Jour de l'An
 Wed, Jan 1
  Nationwide
  Valentine's Day
French: Le jour de la Saint-Valentin
 Fri, Feb 14
 Not an official holiday
  Islander Day
French: Fête des Insulaires
 Mon, Feb 17
  PE
  Louis Riel Day
French: La Journee Louis Riel
Family Day
 Mon, Feb 17
  MB
  Family Day
French: Jour de la Famille
Louis Riel Day in MB
Islander Day in PEI
 Mon, Feb 17
  BC, AB, SK, ON
  St. Patrick's Day
French: Fête de la Saint-Patrick
 Mon, Mar 17
  NL
  Good Friday
French: Vendredi saint
 Fri, Ap 18
  Nationwide except QC
  Easter Monday
French: Lundi de Paques
 Mon, Apr 21
  QC
  St. George's Day
French: Sant Jordi (Saint-Georges)
 Mon, Apr 21
  NL
  Mother's Day
French: Fête Des Meres
 Sun, May 11
 Not an official holiday
  Victoria Day
French: Fête de la Reine ou Journee nationale des Patriotes
 Mon, May 19
  Nationwide except NB, NS, PE, NL
  Jour de l'Action de grace
Eng: National Patriots' Day
 Mon, May 19
  QC
  Davis Day
 Tue, Jun 10
 Not an official holiday
  Father's Day
French: Fête Des Peres
 Sun, Jun 15
 Not an official holiday
  National Aboriginal Day
French: La Journee nationale des Autochtones
 Sat, Jun 21
  NT
  Fete nationale du Quebec
Eng: National Holiday of Quebec
Jean Baptiste Day
 Tue, Jun 24
  QC
  Canada Day
French: Fête du Canada
Memorial Day in NFL
 Tue, Jul 1
  Nationwide
  Memorial Day
French: commemoratif
 Tue, Jul 1
  NL
  Nunavut Day
French: Jour De Nunavut
 Wed, Jul 9
  NU
  Civic Holiday
Frenhc: le Conge statutairedu mois d'aout
Simcoe Day in ON
Heritage Day in AB
 Mon, Aug 4
  AB, BC, SK, ON, MB, NU
  British Columbia Day
Civic Holiday
 Mon, Aug 4
  BC
  New Brunswick Day
Civic Holiday
 Mon, Aug 4
  NB
  Natal Day
French: Jour de la Fondation
Civic Holiday
 Mon, Aug 4
  NS
  Saskatchewan Day
Civic Holiday
 Mon, Aug 4
  SK
  Discovery Day
French: Jour de la Decouverte
 Mon, Aug 18
  NL, YU
  Labour Day
French: Fête du travail
 Mon, Sep 1
  Nationwide
  Thanksgiving
French: Action de grace
 Mon, Oct 13
  Nationwide except NB, NS, PE, NL
  Halloween
French: L'Halloween
 Fri, Oct 31
 Not an official holiday
  Remembrance Day
French: le jour de l'Armistice
 Tue, Nov 11
  Nationwide except NB, ON, QC, NS, NL
  Christmas Day
French: Noël
 Thur, Dec 25
  Nationwide
  Boxing Day
French: le lendemain de Noel
 Fri, Dec 26
  ON
This factsheet has been prepared for general information purposes. It is not a legal document.
Being a multicultural society, we have included information about other religious/cultural events and holidays. If you think that we are missing any then please let us know.
     

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