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Canada Public Holidays 2021

See also: 2021 public holidays in APEC, North America, OECD, USA and worldwide.

Canada public holidays by region: Alberta (AB), British Columbia (BC), Manitoba (MB), New Brunswick (NB), Newfoundland (NL), Northwest Territories (NT), Nova Scotia (NS), Nunavut (NU), Ontario (ON), Prince Edward Island (PE), Quebec (QC), Saskatchewan (SK), Yukon (YT).

The table below contains the list of Canada public holidays for 2021, also accessible via our free Android and iPhone/iPad mobile apps. The full qppstudio worldwide public holidays database for 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023, and beyond, is available immediately, with a professional license.

Date Weekday Public Holiday Observance
Jan Friday New Year's Day
Feb Monday Family Day (AB BC NB ON SK) regional
Feb Monday Islander Day (PE) regional
Feb Monday Louis Riel Day (MB) regional
Feb Monday Heritage Day (NS) (Honouring Edward Francis Arab) regional
Apr Friday Good Friday (optional in QC)
Apr Monday Easter Monday (AB QC) (optional) regional
May Monday Victoria Day (not statutory in NB NL NS PE)
June Monday National Aboriginal Day (NT YT) regional
June Monday Discovery Day (NL) (optional) regional government
June Thursday Saint Jean Baptiste (QC) regional
July Thursday Canada Day
July Friday Nunavut Day (NU) regional
Aug Monday Civic Holiday (widely observed but statutory only in BC NB NU NT SK)
Aug Monday Discovery Day (YT) regional
Sep Monday Labour Day
Oct Monday Thanksgiving Day
Nov Thursday Remembrance Day (not statutory in MB NS ON QC)
Dec Saturday Christmas Day
Dec Sunday Boxing Day (statutory only in NB ON) regional

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Recent Canada Public Holidays News and Updates


Below is a list of recent news and updates related to Canada public holidays, national holidays, government holidays and bank holidays (note that this newsfeed is delayed by 30 days).

Global Holidays Observed in Canada (beta)


Below is the list of global holidays observed as non-working public holidays in Canada, with the dates of these global holidays for the next 10 years (2019-2029).

Canada Background Information and Links



Canada Regional Abbreviations


Below is a list of the Canada regional abbreviations, used for regional public holidays, in the table above.