List of national public holidays of Canada in 2019

This page contains a calendar of all 2019 public holidays for Canada. These dates may be modified as official changes are announced, so please check back regularly for updates. Scroll down to view the national list or choose your state’s calendar.

Day Date Holiday Notes
Jan. 1, 2019 Jan. 1, 2019 New Year's Day
Feb. 18, 2019 Feb. 18, 2019 Nova Scotia Heritage Day 3rd Monday in February
Feb. 18, 2019 Feb. 18, 2019 Family Day 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in several provinces
Feb. 18, 2019 Feb. 18, 2019 Louis Riel Day 3rd Monday in February. Statutory holiday in Manitoba
April 19, 2019 April 19, 2019 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative
April 22, 2019 April 22, 2019 Easter Monday Nunavut. Optional in Alberta and Quebec
May 12, 2019 May 12, 2019 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
May 20, 2019 May 20, 2019 National Patriots' Day Quebec only. Commemoration of the Lower Canada Rebellion in 1837
May 20, 2019 May 20, 2019 Victoria Day Monday on or before May 24. Statutory, except in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia
June 16, 2019 June 16, 2019 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
June 21, 2019 June 21, 2019 National Aboriginal Day Northwest Territories, Yukon. Provincial Statutory Holiday
June 24, 2019 June 24, 2019 Discovery Day Monday nearest June 24th. Newfoundland and Labrador only
June 24, 2019 June 24, 2019 The National Holiday of Quebec Quebec only
July 1, 2019 July 1, 2019 Canada Day
July 9, 2019 July 9, 2019 Nunavut Day Nunavut only. Not a holiday for Federal employees
July 15, 2019 July 15, 2019 Orangeman's Day Newfoundland and Labrador
Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 5, 2019 Heritage Day Alberta. Optional Holiday. First Monday in August
Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 5, 2019 Civic Day First Monday in August
Aug. 5, 2019 Aug. 5, 2019 Civic Holiday Ontario. Non Statutory but widely observed
Aug. 19, 2019 Aug. 19, 2019 Discovery Day Third Monday in August. Yukon only
Sept. 2, 2019 Sept. 2, 2019 Labour Day First Monday in September
Oct. 14, 2019 Oct. 14, 2019 Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in October. Statutory, except in Newfoundland, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
Oct. 14, 2019 Oct. 14, 2019 Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in October. Designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia
Nov. 11, 2019 Nov. 11, 2019 Remembrance Day Statutory holiday in many regions
Dec. 25, 2019 Dec. 25, 2019 Christmas Day
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 Boxing Day Statutory in Ontario and federal jurisdictions. Optional in Alberta
Dec. 26, 2019 Dec. 26, 2019 Boxing Day Non-Statutory and Designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia
Dec. 31, 2019 Dec. 31, 2019 New Year's Eve Quebec Govt. Only