2023 Canadian Statutory Holidays

In 2023, the long weekend holidays in Canada are as follows:

  • Canada Day: July 1 (Saturday)
  • Easter: April 7 (Good Friday) and April 9 (Easter Sunday)
  • Remembrance Day: November 11 (Weekend)
  • Christmas: December 25 (Monday) and Boxing Day: December 26 (Tuesday)
  • National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: September 30 (Saturday)

Please note that businesses may choose to give Friday off for Canada Day and holiday arrangements may vary for each employer. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a holiday for federally regulated employees only.

HolidayDate in 2023Observance
New Year’s DayJanuary 1, SundayNational
Islander DayFebruary 20, MondayPEI
Louis Riel DayFebruary 20, MondayMB
Heritage DayFebruary 20, MondayNS
Family DayFebruary 20, MondayBC, AB, SK, ON, NB
Valentine’s DayFebruary 14, TuesdayNot an official holiday
St. Patrick’s DayMarch 17, FridayNot a stat holiday
Good FridayApril 7, FridayNational except QC
Easter MondayApril 10, MondayQC
Mother’s DayMay 14, SundayNot an official holiday
Victoria DayMay 22, MondayNational except NB, NS, NL
Father’s DayJune 18, SundayNot an official holiday
Aboriginal DayJune 21, WednesdayNWT
St. Jean Baptiste DayJune 24, SaturdayQC
Canada DayJuly 1, SaturdayNational
Civic HolidayAugust 7, MondayAB, BC, SK, ON, NB, NU
Labour DaySeptember 4, MondayNational
National Day for Truth and ReconciliationSeptember 30, SaturdayNational, federally regulated workplaces only
ThanksgivingOctober 9, MondayNational except NB, NS, NL
HalloweenOctober 31, TuesdayNot an official holiday
Remembrance DayNovember 11, SaturdayNational except MB, ON, QC, NS
Christmas DayDecember 25, MondayNational
Boxing DayDecember 26,National

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