Country Holidays

Public Holidays in Canada

Canada Public & National Holidays

Canada is located in the northern part of North America. With ten provinces and three territories, it shares its border with the Atlantic Ocean in the East, the Arctic Ocean in the North, and the Pacific Ocean in the West. It covers almost 9.98 million sq. Kilometer area and ranked in 2nd position in the world’s largest countries.  The majority of its part is covered by forest and tundra so, with respect to land, it comes in 4th position. Canada has the largest bi-national land border with the US and the largest coastline that touches three Oceans. This country goes through many temperatures changes the majority of its part suffers from severely cold winters while in the South region, the summer is warm.

Public holidays in Canada for the year 2023:

National Public Holidays:

January 1New Year’s Day
April 15Good Friday
April 17Easter Sunday
May 22Victoria Day
July 1Canada Day
August 7Civic Holiday (varies by province)
September 4Labour Day
October 9Thanksgiving Day
December 25Christmas Day
December 26Boxing Day

Provincial Public Holidays:

AlbertaAugust 7Heritage Day
British ColumbiaAugust 7British Columbia Day
ManitobaAugust 7Terry Fox Day
New BrunswickAugust 7New Brunswick Day
Newfoundland and LabradorJuly 10Memorial Day (NL Only)
Northwest TerritoriesJune 21National Aboriginal Day (NWT Only)
Nova ScotiaAugust 7Natal Day
NunavutJuly 9Nunavut Day
OntarioAugust 7Simcoe Day
Prince Edward IslandAugust 7PEI Gold Cup Parade Day (PEI Only)
QuebecJune 24Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day
SaskatchewanAugust 7Saskatchewan Day
YukonAugust 21Discovery Day

Please note that some provinces may have additional local holidays or observances not included in the tables above. Additionally, some provinces may have different dates for the Civic Holiday or other provincial holidays. It is always a good idea to check with local authorities or your employer to confirm holiday dates and observances.

Capital of Canada

The national capital city of Canada is Ottawa. It is located on the bank of “The Ottawa River”. With a population of almost 964,743, it becomes the fourth largest city.

The Canadian flag flies before the Old City Hall in Toronto, Canada

President of Canada

Being a Parliamentary Democratic county Canada doesn’t have any President.

Prime Minister of Canada

Mr. Justin Trudeau is the current Prime Minister of Canada and was elected in 2015, on Nov-04. Prime Minister in Canada serves as the Chairman of the Cabinet and Head of the Government.

Population of Canada

In, the estimated population of Canada is over 37.06 million which is equivalent to 0.48% of the total population of the world. It ranked 38th position among the world’s most populated countries.

Flag of Canada

The current Canadian flag consists of three vertical red bars of red, white, and red color with a red maple leaf located in the center.


Currency of Canada

The national currency of Canada is the Canadian Dollar. The official code for the currency is CAD and the commonly used symbol is $.

Religion in Canada

The dominant religion in Canada is Christianity almost 67.3% population is Roman Catholic. While others are 3.2% Muslim, 1.5% Hindu, 1.4% Sikh, and 1.0% Jew, look at Christian holidays in Canada.

Dialing code of Canada

The international dialing code of Canada is +1.

Crime Rate in Canada

Canada has a crime index 39.47 and safety index 60.53 in the world.

Famous Airport in Canada

Being a developed country Canada deals with many national and international flights. Some of its busiest airports are Calgary International Airport which serves the Calgary community and is located in Alberta province, Edmonton International Airport which serves Edmonton Capital Region located in Alberta province, Gander International Airport which serves the Gander community and is located in Newfoundland and Labrador, Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport which serves Moncton and located in New Brunswick province, and Halifax Stanfield International Airport which serves Halifax Regional Municipality and located Nova Scotia.

Top Destinations of Canada

Canada has everything from the cosmopolitan streets of Toronto to the mountain peaks. It has too many places to spend planning a trip on. Some of the best places to visit here are Jasper National Park, Banff, Niagara Falls, Victoria & Vancouver Island, Vancouver, Prince Edward Island, and Quebec City.


Area of Canada

With an area of almost 9.985 sq. Kilometers it becomes the 2nd largest country in the world.

GDP of Canada

In 2017, the estimated GDP of Canada is 1653.04 billion US Dollars which 2.67% of the total world’s economy.

Sports in Canada

Canadian people love a wide variety of games such as Canadian Football, Football, Basketball, Baseball, Curling, Lacrosse, and Ice Hockey.

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