2023-2024 Canadian Provincial Statutory Holidays List

Updated on June 14, 2024

Take a look at this article for details on Statutory Holidays in Canada for the years 2023-2024. We’ve compiled a comprehensive list of holidays for each province in 2023.

Canada Stat Holidays 2023 -2024

In Canada, Public Holidays for 2023, also known as Statutory Holidays, are fixed days off for employees in accordance with Canadian Labour laws. There are a total of 13 statutory holidays observed annually. Canadian workers can benefit from marking the dates of Canada Stat Holidays 2023-2024 on their calendars, ensuring they receive payment even without working on these days.

Taking an occasional extra day off is essential for rest, personal time, family, and other responsibilities. In Canada, commemorating statutory holidays primarily serves this purpose. Additionally, if a statutory holiday falls on a weekend, the next working day is recognized as a paid holiday. Stay tuned to this article to know all the eligible dates for Canada Stat Holidays 2023-2024.

What is meant by Statutory Holidays in Canada?

Statutory holidays, also known as Paid Public Holidays, are specific days in the year when most businesses are mandated by law to shut down. However, they are still obligated to compensate their eligible employees as if it were a regular workday. Statutory holidays encompass a range of national, religious, and cultural observances. Some of these days hold significance as national holidays.

However, there are additional holidays exclusive to specific provinces. Generally, New Year’s Day, Good Friday (Easter), Labour Day, Christmas Day, and Canada Day are the widely recognized statutory holidays. In most provinces, if a statutory holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, vacation days typically shift to the next workday. On statutory holidays, the majority of businesses and banks close, and postal services are unavailable.

Canada Statutory Holidays List

Article NameCanada Stat Holidays 2023 -2024
PurposePaid Holidays for working professionals in Canada
Types of Stat HolidaysFederal and Provincial
Total Canada Stat Holidays13
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Canada Stat Holidays List

In this section, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all the statutory holidays observed in Canada. It is mandatory for all federal government organizations to observe these holidays. You can find the complete list below.

S. No.Holiday EventDate
1New YearJanuary 1, 2023
2Good FridayApril 7, 2023
3Easter Monday –April 10, 2023
4Victoria Day –May 22, 2023
5Saint-Jean-Baptiste DayJune 24, 2023
6Canada DayJuly 1, 2023
7Civic HolidayAugust 7, 2023
8Labour DaySeptember 4, 2023
9National Day for Truth and ReconciliationSeptember 30, 2023
10Thanksgiving DayOctober 9, 2023
11RemembranceNovember 11, 2023
12Christmas DayDecember 25, 2023
13Boxing DayDecember 26, 2023

As we approach the conclusion of the year 2023, the majority of statutory holidays have already occurred. Currently, only three statutory holidays remain in Canada: Remembrance Day, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day.

State Wise Statutory Holidays List

In addition to the nationwide Canadian statutory holidays, each province in Canada observes additional holidays. Below, you’ll find the complete list of statutory holidays provided by different provinces in Canada.

Alberta Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Family DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Easter Monday (Optional)April 10Monday
5Victoria DayMay 22Monday
6Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
7Heritage Day (Optional)August 7Monday
8Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
9National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Optional)September 30Saturday
10Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
11Remembrance DayNovember 11Saturday
12Christmas DayDecember 25Monday
13Boxing Day (Optional)December 26Tuesday

British Columbia Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Family DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Easter Monday (Optional)April 10Monday
5Victoria DayMay 22Monday
6Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
7British Columbia DayAugust 7Monday
8Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
9National Day for Truth and ReconciliationSeptember 30Saturday
10Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
11Remembrance DayNovember 11Saturday
12Christmas DayDecember 25Monday
13Boxing Day (Optional)December 26Tuesday

Manitoba Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Louis Riel DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Easter Monday (Optional)April 10Monday
5Victoria DayMay 22Monday
6Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
7Terry Fox Day  (Optional)August 7Monday
8Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
9National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Optional)September 30Saturday
10Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
11Remembrance Day (Optional)November 11Saturday
12Christmas DayDecember 25Monday
13Boxing Day (Optional)December 26Tuesday

New Brunswick Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Family DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Victoria DayMay 22Monday
5Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
6New Brunswick DayAugust 7Monday
7Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
8National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Optional)September 30Saturday
9Thanksgiving Day (Optional)October 9Monday
10Remembrance DayNovember 11Saturday
11Christmas DayDecember 25Monday
12Boxing Day (Optional)December 26Tuesday

Newfoundland and Labrador Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1, 2023Sunday
2St. Patrick’s DayMarch 17, 2023Friday
3Good FridayApril 7, 2023Friday
4St. George’s DayApril 23, 2023Sunday
5Discovery Day*June 24, 2023Monday
6Canada DayJuly 1, 2023Saturday
7Orangeman’s DayJuly 12, 2023Wednesday
8Labour DaySeptember 4, 2023Monday
9National Day for Truth and Reconciliation**October 2, 2023Monday
10Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)November 11, 2023Monday
11Christmas DayDecember 25, 2023Monday
12Boxing DayDecember 26, 2023Tuesday

Northwest Territories Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Good FridayApril 7Friday
3Easter MondayApril 10Monday
4Victoria DayMay 22Monday
5National aboriginal dayJune 21Wednesday
6Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
7Civic HolidayAugust 7Monday
8Labour DaySeptember 4
9National Day for Truth and ReconciliationSeptember 30Saturday
10Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
11Remembrance DayNovember 11Saturday
12Christmas DayDecember 25Monday

Nova Scotia Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Heritage DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
5Labour DaySeptember 4 Monday
6Christmas DayDecember 25Monday

Nunavut Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Good FridayApril 7Friday
3Victoria DayMay 22Monday
4Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
5Nunavut DayJuly 9Sunday
6Civic HolidayAugust 7Monday
7Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
8National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Optional)September 30Saturday
9Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
10Remembrance DayNovember 11Saturday
11Christmas DayDecember 25Monday

Ontario Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Family DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Easter Monday (Optional)April 10Monday
5Victoria DayMay 22Monday
6Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
7Civic Holiday (Optional)August 7Monday
8Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
9Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
10Remembrance Day (Optional)November 11Saturday
11Christmas DayDecember 25Monday
12Boxing DayDecember 26Tuesday

Prince Edward Island Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Islander DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
5Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
6National Day for Truth and ReconciliationSeptember 30Saturday
7Remembrance Day (Optional)November 11Saturday
8Christmas DayDecember 25Monday

Quebec Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Good FridayApril 7Friday
3National Patriots’ DayMay 22Monday
4Saint-Jean-Baptiste DayJune 24Saturday
5Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
6Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
7Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
8Christmas DayDecember 25Monday

Saskatchewan Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Family DayFebruary 20Monday
3Good FridayApril 7Friday
4Victoria DayMay 22Monday
5Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
6Saskatchewan DayAugust 7Monday
7Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
8Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
9Remembrance DayNovember 11Saturday
10Christmas DayDecember 25Monday

Yukon Stat Holidays

S. No.Holiday EventDateDay
1New Year’s DayJanuary 1Sunday
2Good FridayApril 7Friday
3Victoria DayMay 22Monday
4National Indigenous Peoples DayJune 21Wednesday
5Canada DayJuly 1Saturday
6Discovery DayAugust 21Monday
7Labour DaySeptember 4Monday
8National Day for Truth and ReconciliationSeptember 30Saturday
9Thanksgiving DayOctober 9Monday
10Remembrance Day (Optional)November 11Saturday
11Christmas DayDecember 25Monday

We trust that this list aids you in understanding the statutory holidays offered by your province and when the upcoming ones are scheduled.

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