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The next public holiday in Canada is

12th October, MondayThanksgiving Day

List of National and Regional Public Holidays of Canada in 2020

WednesdayWedJan 01, 2020Jan 01New Year's Day
FridayFriFeb 14, 2020Feb 14Valentine's Day
SaturdaySatFeb 15, 2020Feb 15Flag Day
MondayMonFeb 17, 2020Feb 17Family Day (AB, BC, SK, ON)
MondayMonMar 09, 2020Mar 09Commonwealth Day
TuesdayTueMar 17, 2020Mar 17St. Patrick's Day
FridayFriApr 10, 2020Apr 10Good Friday
MondayMonApr 13, 2020Apr 13Easter Monday
MondayMonMay 18, 2020May 18Victoria Day (Many regions)
WednesdayWedJul 01, 2020Jul 01Canada Day
MondayMonAug 03, 2020Aug 03Civic Holiday (Many regions)
MondayMonSep 07, 2020Sep 07Labour Day
MondayMonOct 12, 2020Oct 12Thanksgiving Day
SaturdaySatOct 31, 2020Oct 31Halloween
WednesdayWedNov 11, 2020Nov 11Remembrance Day (Many regions)
FridayFriDec 25, 2020Dec 25Christmas Day
SaturdaySatDec 26, 2020Dec 26Boxing Day (Many regions)

Public Holidays in Canada

Thanksgiving Day

Thanksgiving Day

Monday Oct 12, 2020

The upcoming Canada holiday Thanksgiving Day is in 18 days from today.



Saturday Oct 31, 2020

The upcoming Canada holiday Halloween is in 37 days from today.

Remembrance Day (Many regions)

Remembrance Day (Many regions)

Wednesday Nov 11, 2020

The upcoming Canada holiday Remembrance Day (Many regions) is in 48 days from today.

2020 Public Holidays Canada Service

The above is the list of 2020 public holidays declared in Canada which includes federal, regional government holidays and popular observances. We also provide Canada holiday calendar for 2020 in Word, Excel, PDF and printable online formats.

Statutory holidays is another name used to refer to public holidays in Canada. In Canada, public holidays are provided for by the federal, provincial and territorial government bodies. The people of Canada honor New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Canada Day, Labor Day and Christmas Day as nationwide statutory holidays. Along with that, every province or territory has its’ own provincial or territorial statutory holidays.

Employees are allowed to request and have off days for traditional religious observances done by the Jewish, Eastern Orthodox or Muslim faiths. The Canadian Public Holiday Law provides for the freedom of employees to take a statutory holiday off with full compensation. An employee may agree to be on duty on a statutory holiday, but then they should sign on a written document. In such an arrangement, they decide to be on duty and are paid additional amounts to compensate for holiday pay, as specified by Canadian law.

It is allowed for extra compensation to employees who are required to work on a holiday, especially those in the private sector, for which their employers in the can determine the amount. That typically includes essential care workers, such as medical personnel, law enforcement staffs, and emergency services employees.

The Part III of the Canada Labor Code clearly states that employees can have up to nine paid holidays per year. Under the same Code, a statutory holiday is described as a day in the calendar in which professionals, managers, and employees are permitted to a day off with total compensation.