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Holiday Date Details
New Year's Day
Saturday, January 1, 2022 New Year's Day is the first day of a new year according to the Gregorian calendar used in Canada and many other countries.
Day After New Year’s Day
Sunday, January 2, 2022 The day after New Year’s Day is an annual holiday for many citizens in Quebec, Canada, on January 2.
New Year's Day observed
Monday, January 3, 2022 New Year's Day is the first day of a new year according to the Gregorian calendar used in Canada and many other countries.
Epiphany
Thursday, January 6, 2022 Many people in Canada annually observe Epiphany, or Three Kings’ Day, on January 6. It is a Christian observance.
Orthodox Christmas Day
Friday, January 7, 2022 Many Orthodox Christian churches in countries such as Canada observe Christmas Day on or near January 7 in the Gregorian calendar.
Orthodox New Year
Friday, January 14, 2022 Many Orthodox Christian churches in countries such as Canada celebrate New Year’s Day on January 14 in the Gregorian calendar.
Tu B'Shevat (Arbor Day)
Monday, January 17, 2022 Tu B’Shevat is known as the “New Year for Trees”, is a Jewish festival that marks the start of a new cycle for the tithe on fruit trees.
Chinese New Year
Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Chinese New Year marks the first day of the New Year in the Chinese calendar.
Groundhog Day
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Groundhog Day is celebrated in Canada on February 2 each year.
Valentine's Day
Monday, February 14, 2022 On Valentine's Day, people pronounce or re-affirm their feelings of romantic love for someone, often by sending cards or giving gifts.
National Flag of Canada Day
Tuesday, February 15, 2022 Flag Day in Canada commemorates the inauguration of the Canadian national flag, which features a red maple leaf on a red and white background.
Islander Day
Monday, February 21, 2022 Islander Day is a day off for many people in the province of Prince Edward Island in Canada.
Family Day
Monday, February 21, 2022 Family Day is a public holiday in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Ontario, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, and New Brunswick.
Nova Scotia Heritage Day
Monday, February 21, 2022 Nova Scotia Heritage Day is a day off for Canadians in Nova Scotia. It aims to recognize cultural or historical contributions to the province.
Louis Riel Day
Monday, February 21, 2022 Louis Riel Day celebrates the achievements and life of Louis Riel, a Canadian politician who was a leader of the Métis people.
Yukon Heritage Day
Friday, February 25, 2022 National Heritage Day, also known as Heritage Day, is usually celebrated in the Yukon in Canada on the last Friday of February.
Carnival / Shrove Tuesday
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Shrove Tuesday is the day before Ash Wednesday. It may coincide with the winter carnival season in Canada.
Isra and Mi'raj
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Isra and Mi'raj (Isra Me'raj, Israa and Mi'raaj, Laylat Al-Isra wa Al-Miraj, Lailat al Miraj, Night Journey and Ascension to Heaven) marks the night when the Prophet Mohammad traveled from Mecca to Jerusalem, ascended to heaven and returned.
St David's Day
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 Many Welsh communities in Canada annually celebrate the life St David, who is Wales’ patron saint, on St David’s Day on March 1.
Ash Wednesday
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 Ash Wednesday marks the first day of Lent in for many Christians in Canada.
Daylight Saving Time starts
Sunday, March 13, 2022 Daylight Saving Time starts in Canada
Commonwealth Day
Monday, March 14, 2022 The Commonwealth of Nations, which includes Canada, is commemorated on Commonwealth Day.
St. Patrick's Day
Monday, March 14, 2022 St Patrick's Day commemorates the life and work of St Patrick, a Christian missionary who lived in the fourth and fifth centuries.
Purim
Thursday, March 17, 2022 Purim commemorates a time when Jewish people were saved from death around the fourth century BCE, according to the Book of Esther.
St. Patrick's Day
Thursday, March 17, 2022 St Patrick's Day commemorates the life and work of St Patrick, a Christian missionary who lived in the fourth and fifth centuries.
March Equinox
Sunday, March 20, 2022 March Equinox in Canada (Ottawa)
Ramadan Start
Sunday, April 3, 2022 Many Muslims in Canada welcome Ramadan as period of fasting, self-evaluation and spiritual growth. Ramadan is the ninth month in the Islamic calendar.
National Tartan Day
Wednesday, April 6, 2022 Tartan Day is a special day for Canadians to celebrate their national, provincial, territorial or personal tartans.
Vimy Ridge Day
Saturday, April 9, 2022 Vimy Ridge Day commemorates the Canadian soldier’s battle and victory at Vimy Ridge in France during the First World War.
Palm Sunday
Sunday, April 10, 2022 Palm Sunday in Canada celebrates Jesus Christ’s entry into Jerusalem. It is also the Sunday before Easter Sunday.
Maundy Thursday
Thursday, April 14, 2022 Many Christians in the Canada celebrate Maundy Thursday on the Thursday before Good Friday.
Good Friday
Friday, April 15, 2022 On Good Friday, Christians commemorate the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and it is a statutory holiday in many parts of Canada.
Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Holy Saturday is the day before Easter Sunday in Canada.
First day of Passover
Saturday, April 16, 2022 Passover marks the Israelites' liberation from slavery and their exodus from Egypt around 3000 years ago.
Easter Sunday
Sunday, April 17, 2022 Easter Sunday is the most important day in the Christian church calendar in Canada. It celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ after his crucifixion, according to Christian belief.
Easter Monday
Monday, April 18, 2022 Easter Monday is the day after Easter Sunday and a holiday for many Canadians.
Orthodox Good Friday
Friday, April 22, 2022 Many Orthodox Christians in Canada remember the events leading up to Jesus Christ's crucifixion on Great Friday.
Last day of Passover
Saturday, April 23, 2022 The last day of Passover marks the end of the Passover period, which lasts for seven or eight days.
Orthodox Holy Saturday
Saturday, April 23, 2022 Many Orthodox Christians in Canada remember Jesus Christ’s burial and his descent into Hades on Holy Saturday.
Orthodox Easter
Sunday, April 24, 2022 Orthodox Christians in Canada celebrate Jesus Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday, also known as Pascha.
Orthodox Easter Monday
Monday, April 25, 2022 Many Orthodox churches in Canada observe Easter Monday on the day after the Orthodox Easter Sunday date.
St. George's Day
Monday, April 25, 2022 St George’s Day is a holiday in the Canadian province of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Yom HaShoah
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 Yom Hashoah commemorates the lives of about six million Jewish people who died during World War II. This observance is annually held on the 27th day of the month of Nisan.
Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power)
Thursday, April 28, 2022 Laylat al-Qadr is most likely to be held on one of the last 10 days of month of Ramadan in the Islamic calendar.
Eid ul Fitr
Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Eid al-Fitr, which is on the first day of the Islamic month of Shawwal, marks the end of the month-long fast of Ramadan.
Yom HaAtzmaut
Thursday, May 5, 2022 Many Jewish communities in Canada celebrate Yom Ha’Atzmaut, which is Israel’s Independence Day, on the fifth day of the month of Iyar in the Jewish calendar.
Mother's Day
Sunday, May 8, 2022 Mother’s Day is celebrated in Canada on the second Sunday of May each year.
Lag B'Omer
Thursday, May 19, 2022 Many Jewish people in Canada observe Lag B’Omer on the 18th day of the month of Iyar in the Jewish calendar.
Victoria Day
Monday, May 23, 2022 Victoria Day is celebrated in honor of the birthdays of both Queen Victoria and the current monarch of Canada.
National Patriots' Day
Monday, May 23, 2022 National Patriots’ Day is an annual holiday in Québec, Canada, on the Monday before May 25.
Ascension Day
Thursday, May 26, 2022 Ascension Day is the 40th day of Easter and commemorates Jesus Christ’s ascension into heaven, according to Christian belief.
Pentecost
Sunday, June 5, 2022 Many Christians in Canada observe Pentecost, also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday.
Shavuot
Sunday, June 5, 2022 Shavuot, also known as the Festival of Weeks, is one of three major Jewish festivals celebrated among many Jewish Canadians.
Whit Monday
Monday, June 6, 2022 Whit Monday is a Christian observance also known as Pentecost Monday. It is the day after Pentecost, or Whitsunday.
Trinity Sunday
Sunday, June 12, 2022 Trinity Sunday is the first Sunday after Pentecost and is celebrated by many Christians in Canada.
Corpus Christi
Thursday, June 16, 2022 Corpus Christi is a Christian observance that honors the Holy Eucharist.
Father's Day
Sunday, June 19, 2022 Father’s Day celebrates the contribution that fathers and father figures make to their children’s lives.
National Indigenous Peoples Day
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates Canada’s Indigenous culture and the achievements made by the country’s indigenous peoples.
June Solstice
Tuesday, June 21, 2022 June Solstice in Canada (Ottawa)
St. Jean Baptiste Day
Friday, June 24, 2022 Saint Jean Baptiste Day (Fête nationale du Québec, Quebec National Holiday, la Saint-Jean, St. John the Baptist Day) is the national holiday of the Canadian province of Quebec.
June Holiday
Monday, June 27, 2022 Newfoundland and Labrador’s June holiday commemorates John Cabot’s arrival at the province on June 24, 1497.
Canada Day
Friday, July 1, 2022 Canada Day is a federal holiday on July 1 to mark the anniversary of the date that Canada became a self-governing country.
Memorial Day
Friday, July 1, 2022 Memorial Day is observed in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on July 1 each year.
Nunavut Day
Saturday, July 9, 2022 Nunavut Day is an annual holiday in Canada's Nunavut Territory.
Eid ul Adha
Sunday, July 10, 2022 Many Muslims in Canada celebrate Eid al-Adha around the 10th to the 13th days of the Islamic month of Dhu al-Hijjah.
Orangemen's Day
Monday, July 11, 2022 Orangemen's Day is a provincial holiday in Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada. It commemorates the Battle of the Boyne, which took place in 1690 outside Drogheda, now in the Republic of Ireland.
Muharram/Islamic New Year
Saturday, July 30, 2022 The first day of Muharram, which is the first month in the Islamic calendar, marks the start of the Islamic New Year.
Heritage Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Heritage Day is celebrated in Alberta on the first Monday of August. Although it is not a statutory holiday, it may used as an optional holiday to celebrate Canadian heritage in the province.
Civic/Provincial Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Many Canadian provinces and territories have a civic holiday to celebrate some aspect of their culture or history on the first Monday of August.
Saskatchewan Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Saskatchewan Day is a common local holiday in Canada
Terry Fox Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Terry Fox Day is a local observance in Canada
New Brunswick Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 New Brunswick Day is an opportunity for Canadians from the province of New Brunswick to celebrate their history and culture. It is celebrated on the first Monday of August.
British Columbia Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 British Columbia Day is a statutory holiday in the Canadian province of British Columbia.
Natal Day
Monday, August 1, 2022 Natal Day is a civic holiday to celebrate the “birthday” of the Nova Scotia province. It is held on the first Monday of August.
The Royal St John's Regatta (Regatta Day)
Wednesday, August 3, 2022 Regatta Day is on the first Wednesday of August and it is a local holiday in the Canadian province Newfoundland and Labrador.
Tisha B'Av
Sunday, August 7, 2022 Tisha B’Av is on the ninth day of the month of Av in the Jewish calendar.
Assumption of Mary
Monday, August 15, 2022 The Feast of the Assumption of Mary in Canada is observed as a Holy Day of Obligation - a day when some Christian denominations are obliged to attend mass, on August 15 each year.
Discovery Day
Monday, August 15, 2022 Discovery Day is a public holiday in the Canadian territory of Yukon on the third Monday of August. It commemorates the anniversary of the discovery of gold in Bonanza Creek in the 19th century.
Gold Cup Parade
Friday, August 19, 2022 The Gold Cup Parade is Atlantic Canada’s largest parade and the largest parade east of Montreal. It is held annually in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada on the third Friday of August.
Labour Day
Monday, September 5, 2022 Labour Day in Canada is a holiday to campaign for workers' rights. It celebrates the achievements of these rights.
September Equinox
Friday, September 23, 2022 September Equinox in Canada (Ottawa)
Rosh Hashana
Monday, September 26, 2022 Rosh Hashana, also spelled Rosh Hashanah, is commonly known as the Jewish New Year. The event begins on the first day of Tishrei (or Tishri), which is the seventh month in the Jewish calendar.
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Friday, September 30, 2022 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a public holiday in Canada
Feast of St Francis of Assisi
Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Many churches in Canada celebrate the Feast of St Francis of Assisi to honor St Francis, the patron saint of animals and the environment, on October 4 each year.
Yom Kippur
Wednesday, October 5, 2022 Yom Kippur is an important Jewish holiday that falls on the 10th day of the month of Tishrei in the Jewish calendar.
Milad un Nabi (Mawlid)
Saturday, October 8, 2022 Eid Milad ul-Nabi marks the anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad's birth and death.
First day of Sukkot
Monday, October 10, 2022 The first day of Sukkot marks the start of the Sukkot festival for Jewish communities in many countries, including Canada.
Thanksgiving Day
Monday, October 10, 2022 Thanksgiving Day is a holiday to give thanks for the blessings in one's life, particularly the harvest. It is a day off work for many Canadians.
Hoshana Rabbah
Sunday, October 16, 2022 Many Jewish communities in countries such as Canada observe the last day of Sukkot, which marks the end of the Sukkot festival.
Shemini Atzeret
Monday, October 17, 2022 Shemini Atzeret (or Shmini Atzeret) is a Jewish holiday dedicated to the love of God, while Simchat Torah (Simchas Torah or Simhat Torah) marks the end of Sukkot and celebrates the completion of the annual reading of the Torah.
Simchat Torah
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Simchat Torah (Simchas Torah or Simhat Torah) is a Jewish holiday that marks the end of Sukkot and celebrates the completion of the annual reading of the Torah.
Healthcare Aide Day
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Healthcare Aide Day is a observance in Canada
Diwali/Deepavali
Monday, October 24, 2022 Diwali, also known as the Festival of Lights, marks the beginning of the Hindu New Year.
Halloween
Monday, October 31, 2022 Halloween in Canada stems from Celtic origins and marks a time when people believed spirits and the dead crossed over into the world of the living for one night.
All Saints' Day
Tuesday, November 1, 2022 Many churches honor all their saints on All Saints' Day, also known as All Hallows' Day.
All Souls' Day
Wednesday, November 2, 2022 All Souls’ Day falls on November 2 each year. It is a day of alms giving and prayers for the dead.
Daylight Saving Time ends
Sunday, November 6, 2022 Daylight Saving Time ends in Canada
Remembrance Day
Friday, November 11, 2022 Remembrance Day commemorates civilians and military personnel who lost their lives in armed conflicts.
First Sunday of Advent
Sunday, November 27, 2022 Many Christians in Canada celebrate the first Sunday of Advent in the lead up to Christmas.
Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Thursday, December 8, 2022 The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is a Christian observance on December 8 each year.
Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster
Sunday, December 11, 2022 The Anniversary of the Statute of Westminster is annually held in Canada on December 11.
First Day of Hanukkah
Monday, December 19, 2022 The first day of Hanukkah is the start of the Hanukkah period, which lasts for 8 days, from the 25th day of the month of Kislev to the second day of Tevet in the Hebrew calendar.
December Solstice
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 December Solstice in Canada (Ottawa)
Christmas Eve
Saturday, December 24, 2022 Christmas Eve in Canada is the day before Christmas Day and always falls on December 24 according to the Gregorian calendar.
Christmas Day
Sunday, December 25, 2022 Christians celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ on Christmas Day in Canada.
Last day of Hanukkah
Monday, December 26, 2022 The last day of Hanukkah marks the end of the festive Jewish occasion known as Hanukkah, or Chanukah.
Boxing Day
Monday, December 26, 2022 The day after Christmas Day is known as Boxing Day and is a holiday in many parts of Canada.
Kwanzaa (first day)
Monday, December 26, 2022 Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday honoring the culture and traditions of African people and their descendants worldwide.
New Year's Eve
Saturday, December 31, 2022 New Year's Eve is the last day of the year and the day before New Year's Day. New Year's Eve in Canada always falls on December 31 according to the Gregorian calendar.