Official Holidays in Canada in 2016

Most of the Public holidays in Canada are observed nationwide, but each province and territory has its own holidays as well.

Month Date Week Day Holiday Name Where it is Observed
January 1 Friday New Years Day National
February 8 Monday Family Day British Columbia only
February 15 Monday Islander Day Prince Edward Island only
Family Day Alberta, Ontario and Saskatchewan only
Louis Riel Day Manitoba only
Heritage Day Nova Scotia only
March 25 Friday Good Friday National except QC
March 28 Monday Easter Monday Quebec only
May 23 Monday Victoria Day National except NB, NS, NL
June 21 Tuesday National Aboriginal Day Northwest Territories only
June 24 Friday St. Jean Baptiste Day Quebec only
July 1 Friday Canada Day National
August 1 Monday Civic Holiday AB, BC, SK, ON, MB, NU
September 5 Monday Labour Day National
October 10 Monday Thanksgiving Day National except NB, NS, NL
November 11 Friday Remembrance Day National except MB, ON, QC, NS
December 25 Sunday Christmas Day National
December 26 Monday Boxing Day Ontario