Canada

Accurate, up-to-date public holidays, bank holidays, and observances in Canada for 2023 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 Sunday New Year's Day
January 17th Tuesday Raoul Wallenberg Day
February 2nd Thursday Groundhog Day
February 14th Tuesday Valentine's Day
February 15th Wednesday National Flag of Canada Day
February 20th Monday Family Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
February 20th Monday Louis Riel Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
February 20th Monday Heritage Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
February 20th Monday Islander Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
February 27th Monday NHL Trade Deadline Long weekend.
March 13th Monday Commonwealth Day Long weekend.
March 17th Friday Saint Patrick's Day Long weekend.
March 20th Monday March Equinox Long weekend.
April 1st Saturday April Fools' Day
April 6th Thursday Tartan Day
April 7th Friday Good Friday Long weekend.
April 9th Sunday Easter
April 9th Sunday Vimy Ridge Day
April 10th Monday Easter Monday Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
April 22nd Saturday Earth Day
April 23rd Sunday Saint George's Day Only in certain areas.
May 14th Sunday Mother's Day
May 22nd Monday Victoria Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
May 22nd Monday National Patriots' Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
June 18th Sunday Father's Day
June 19th Monday Loyalist Day Long weekend.
June 21st Wednesday National Aboriginal Day Only in certain areas.
June 21st Wednesday June Solstice
June 24th Saturday Discovery Day Only in certain areas.
June 24th Saturday Saint John the Baptist Day Only in certain areas.
June 26th Monday Saint John the Baptist Day (Observed) Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
June 27th Tuesday Canadian Multiculturalism Day
July 1st Saturday Canada Day
July 1st Saturday Memorial Day Only in certain areas.
July 9th Sunday Nunavut Day Only in certain areas.
July 10th Monday Nikola Tesla Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
July 12th Wednesday Orangemen's Day Only in certain areas.
August 7th Monday British Columbia Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 7th Monday New Brunswick Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 7th Monday August Civic Holiday Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 7th Monday Saskatchewan Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 7th Monday Heritage Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 7th Monday Terry Fox Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 7th Monday Colonel By Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 7th Monday Natal Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 9th Wednesday National Peacekeepers' Day
August 18th Friday Gold Cup Parade Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
August 21st Monday Discovery Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
September 4th Monday Labor Day Long weekend.
September 10th Sunday National Grandparents' Day
September 23rd Saturday September Equinox
September 30th Saturday National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Only in certain areas.
October 9th Monday Thanksgiving Day Only in certain areas. Long weekend.
October 31st Tuesday Halloween
November 11th Saturday Remembrance Day Only in certain areas.
November 11th Saturday Armistice Day Only in certain areas.
December 6th Wednesday National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women
December 22nd Friday December Solstice Long weekend.
December 24th Sunday Christmas Eve
December 25th Monday Christmas Day Long weekend.
December 26th Tuesday Boxing Day Only in certain areas.
December 31st Sunday 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.

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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="2023" -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": "2023",
})
import { HolidayAPI } from 'holidayapi';
const key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
const holidayApi = new HolidayAPI({ key });
holidayApi.holidays({
  country: 'CA',
  year: '2023',
});
$key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__';
$holiday_api = new \HolidayAPI\Client(['key' => $key]);
$holidays = $holiday_api->holidays([
  'country' => 'CA',
  'year' => '2023',
]);
$Body = @{}
$Body.key = "__YOUR_API_KEY__"
$Body.country = "CA"
$Body.year = "2023"
$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': '2023',
})
require 'ruby-holidayapi'
key = '__YOUR_API_KEY__'
hapi = HolidayAPI::V1.new(key)
holidays = hapi.holidays({
  'country': 'CA',
  'year': '2023',
})