In Canada, the following national holidays are recognised and celebrated (there may be minor differences in some provinces):
- New Year’s Day – 1 January
- Family Day – 3rd Monday in February (not celebrated in all provinces, known as Louis Riel Day in Manitoba, Islander Day in PEI).
- Good Friday – Friday before Easter (some facilities also close on Easter Monday)
- Easter Sunday – late March or early April, the first Sunday after the first full moon after the vernal equinox.
- Victoria Day – Last Monday in May before 25 May (known as Fêtes des Patriotes in Quebec; always one week before US Memorial Day).
- Saint-Jean-Baptiste (Quebec) – 24 June (also called Fête Nationale)
- Canada Day – 1 July
- Recreational holiday – first Monday in August (applies only in some provinces, under different names; not in Quebec).
- Labour Day – first Monday in September
- Thanksgiving – Second Monday in October (the same day as the American holiday Columbus Day).
- Remembrance Day – 11 November (holiday only; same day as US Veterans Day)
- Christmas Day – 25 December
- Boxing Day-26 December
Also note that Labour Day in Canada is not celebrated on 1 May, as in most countries around the world, but on the first Monday in September (the same day as Labour Day in the United States).