Canada

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Canada for 2021 ready to be integrated into your application.

Canada is a North American Country, where early Indigenous people lived off the land. Later colonized by the British and French, Canada was founded as a country on July 1, 1867. Canada’s landscape is vast and is the second largest country by total area. Known today to be one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse countries. The word Canada has been translated to mean “village” or “settlement” in St. Lawrence Iroquoians’ language.

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Date Weekday Name Notes
January 1st Friday New Year's Day Long weekend.
January 17th Sunday Raoul Wallenberg Day
February 2nd Tuesday Groundhog Day
February 14th Sunday Valentine's Day
February 15th Monday Islander Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
February 15th Monday National Flag of Canada Day
February 15th Monday Heritage Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
February 15th Monday Louis Riel Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
February 15th Monday Family Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
February 22nd Monday NHL Trade Deadline
March 3rd Wednesday World Wildlife Day
March 8th Monday Commonwealth Day
March 17th Wednesday Saint Patrick's Day
March 20th Saturday March Equinox
April 1st Thursday April Fools' Day
April 2nd Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 4th Sunday Easter
April 5th Monday Easter Monday Only in certain states. Long weekend.
April 6th Tuesday Tartan Day
April 9th Friday Vimy Ridge Day
April 22nd Thursday Earth Day
April 23rd Friday Saint George's Day Only in certain states.
May 9th Sunday Mother's Day
May 24th Monday Victoria Day Long weekend.
May 24th Monday National Patriots' Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
June 19th Saturday Loyalist Day
June 20th Sunday Father's Day
June 21st Monday National Aboriginal Day Only in certain states.
June 21st Monday June Solstice
June 24th Thursday Discovery Day Only in certain states.
June 24th Thursday National Holiday Only in certain states.
June 24th Thursday Saint John the Baptist Day Only in certain states.
June 27th Sunday Canadian Multiculturalism Day
June 30th Wednesday International Asteroid Day
July 1st Thursday Memorial Day Only in certain states.
July 1st Thursday Canada Day Only in certain states.
July 9th Friday Nunavut Day Only in certain states.
July 12th Monday Orangemen's Day Only in certain states.
July 18th Sunday Nelson Mandela International Day
August 2nd Monday New Brunswick Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
August 2nd Monday Federal Civic Holiday Only in certain states.
August 2nd Monday Terry Fox Day Only in certain states.
August 2nd Monday Saskatchewan Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
August 2nd Monday Colonel By Day Only in certain states.
August 2nd Monday Natal Day Only in certain states.
August 2nd Monday British Columbia Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
August 2nd Monday August Civic Holiday Only in certain states. Long weekend.
August 9th Monday National Peacekeepers' Day
August 20th Friday Gold Cup Parade Day Only in certain states.
September 6th Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
September 12th Sunday National Grandparents' Day
September 22nd Wednesday September Equinox
October 11th Monday Thanksgiving Day Only in certain states. Long weekend.
October 31st Sunday Halloween
November 11th Thursday Armistice Day Only in certain states.
November 11th Thursday Remembrance Day Only in certain states.
December 6th Monday National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 21st Tuesday December Solstice
December 24th Friday Christmas Eve
December 25th Saturday Christmas Day
December 26th Sunday Boxing Day Only in certain states.
December 31st Friday New Year's Eve
Public holidays (national, legal, government, civic, etc) are denoted in bold.
Holiday data for far-reaching years is subject to change due to laws and government decrees.
Long weekends are based on non-working days and not Saturday and Sunday explicitly.

We are continuously monitoring for changes to this data to ensure we're providing the most accurate information possible.
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To retrieve this list of holidays, simply make a GET request to /v1/holidays:
GET /v1/holidays
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$ curl -G -d country="CA" -d year="2021" -d pretty
-d key="__YOUR_API_KEY__"
"https://holidayapi.com/v1/holidays"
import "github.com/joshtronic/go-holidayapi"
hapi := holidayapi.NewV1("__YOUR_API_KEY__")
holidays, err := hapi.Holidays(map[string]interface{}{
  "country": "CA",
  "year": "2021",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CA',
  year: '2021',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CA',
  'year' => '2021',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CA"
$Body.year = "2021"
$Result = Invoke-RestMethod -Uri $Url -Body $Body
$Result.holidays
import holidayapi
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = holidayapi.v1(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CA',
  'year': '2021',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CA',
  'year': '2021',
})