Dates for Canada's Public Holidays Through 2021

Canadian flag fluttering in the wind on Canada Day, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC, Canada
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Public holidays in Canada are set at the national level countrywide as well as by each of the 10 provinces and three territories. Be sure to check both the national and the provincial listing of holidays.

The Canadian public holidays listed on the chart below comprise all annual national holidays where banks, government offices, schools and businesses are closed, unless otherwise indicated.

See table below for a listing all the national public holidays in Canada from 2016 through 2021.

Public Holidays in Canada

Public Holiday201620172018201920202021
New Year's DayFri, Jan 1Sun, Jan 1Mon, Jan 1Tues, Jan 1Wed, Jan 1Fri, Jan 1
Family Day (3rd Mon of Feb. in ALTA, SASK, MAN* & ON. 2nd Monday of Feb. in BC)Feb 15 (Feb 8 in BC)Feb 13 (Feb 6 in BC)Feb 19 (Feb 12 in BC)Feb 18 (Feb 11 in BC)Feb 17 (Feb 10 in BC)Feb 15 (BC: Feb 8)
Good FridayMarch 25April 14March 30April 19April 10April 2
Easter Monday Schools and gov. offices closed, many businesses and banks open.March 28April 17April 2April 22April 13April 5
Victoria Day (the Monday before May 25)May 23May 22May 21May 20May 18May 24
Canada DayFri, July 1Sat, July 1 - Stat Holiday will be Monday, July 3Sun, July 1 - Stat Holiday will be Monday, July 2Mon, July 1 Wed, July 1Thurs, July 1 
First Monday of August Civic Holidaycelebrated by most provinces.Aug 1Aug 7Aug 6Aug 5Aug 3Aug 2
Labour Day (first Mon. of Sept.)Sept 5Sept 4Sept 3Sept 2Sept 7Sept 6
Thanksgiving Day (2nd Mon of Oct)Oct 10Oct 9Oct 8Oct 14Oct 12Oct 11
Remembrance Day (banks and gov. offices closed, but most business & schools open)Fri, Nov 11Sat, Nov 11Sun, Nov 11 (May also be observed on Mon, Nov 12)Mon, Nov 11Wed, Nov 11Thurs, Nov 11
Christmas DaySun, Dec 25Mon, Dec 25Tues, Dec 25Wed, Dec 25Fri, Dec 25Sat, Dec 25
Boxing Day (most stores open)Mon, Dec 26Tues, Dec 26Wed, Dec 26Thurs, Dec 26Sat, Dec 26Sun, Dec 26

*Manitoba actually officially celebrates Louis Riel Day, but many people call it Family Day.