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National Holidays in Canada in 2018

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DayDateHoliday NameTypeComments
MondayJanuary 01New Year's DayNational Holiday
MondayFebruary 12Family DayRegional HolidayStatutory holiday in British Columbia
MondayFebruary 19Family DayRegional HolidayStatutory holiday in several provinces
MondayFebruary 19Louis Riel DayRegional Holiday3rd Monday in February
MondayFebruary 19Family DayRegional Holiday3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Alberta, Nova Scotia, Ontario, and Saskatchewan. Known as Islander Day in Prince Edward Island
MondayFebruary 19Nova Scotia Heritage DayRegional Holiday3rd Monday in February
MondayFebruary 19Family DayRegional Holiday3rd Monday in February.
MondayMarch 19St. Patrick's DayGovernment HolidayNewfoundland and Labrador
FridayMarch 30Good FridayRegional HolidayStatutory, optional in Quebec
MondayApril 02Easter MondayRegional HolidayQuebec. Companies can choose between Good Friday or Easter Monday
MondayApril 02Easter MondayRegional HolidayNunavut. Optional in Alberta and Quebec
MondayApril 23St. George's DayGovernment HolidayNewfoundland and Labrador
SundayMay 13Mother's DayNot a Public Holiday
MondayMay 21Victoria DayRegional HolidayMost provinces
MondayMay 21National Patriots' DayRegional HolidayQuebec only
SundayJune 17Father's DayNot a Public Holiday3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
ThursdayJune 21National Indigenous Peoples DayRegional HolidayNorthwest Territories, Yukon
MondayJune 25Discovery DayRegional HolidayNewfoundland and Labrador
MondayJune 25The National Holiday of QuebecRegional HolidayQuebec
MondayJuly 02Canada DayNational HolidayNational Day
MondayJuly 09Orangeman's DayGovernment HolidayNewfoundland and Labrador
MondayJuly 09Nunavut DayRegional HolidayNunavut only. Not a holiday for Federal employees
MondayAugust 06Civic HolidayRegional HolidayOntario
MondayAugust 06Civic DayRegional HolidayFirst Monday in August. not Statutory holiday
MondayAugust 06Natal DayNot a Public HolidayFirst Monday in August. not Statutory holiday
MondayAugust 06Heritage DayRegional HolidayOptional General Holiday. First Monday in August
MondayAugust 20Discovery DayRegional HolidayMonday nearest August 17th. Yukon
MondaySeptember 03Labour DayNational HolidayFirst Monday in September
MondayOctober 08ThanksgivingRegional Holiday2nd Monday in October
SundayNovember 11Remembrance DayRegional HolidayStatutory holiday in most provinces and territories
MondayNovember 12Armistice Day HolidayRegional HolidayStatutory holiday in most provinces and territories
MondayNovember 12Remembrance Day HolidayNot a Public HolidayRegulated holiday in Nova Scotia
TuesdayDecember 25Christmas DayNational Holiday
WednesdayDecember 26Boxing DayGovernment HolidayNewfoundland and Labrador
WednesdayDecember 26Boxing DayRegional HolidayStatutory in Ontario and federal jurisdictions
WednesdayDecember 26Boxing DayRegional Holiday
MondayDecember 31New Year's EveGovernment HolidayQuebec Govt. Only