Holidays in January:
New Year's Day:
New year's day is celebrated on the first of January each year, like the rest of the world. New year in Canada is celebrated according to the Gregorian calender. The day is given off throughout the country so that people can celebrate in full spirit.
Holidays in April:
Good Friday is a national holiday in the country. However, the dates of its observance vary each year. Good Friday normally falls between the March-April months.
Easter Monday is also given off to in the country. However, while schools and government offices are closed, private organizations and banks may choose to remain open.
Holidays in May:
The day marks the birthday of the reigning Canadian Monarch. However, it has been fixed on Queen Victoria. It is celebrated on the Monday that falls before May 25.
Holidays in July:
As evident from the name, Canada day celebrates the establishment of Canadian confederation and dominion status. It is celebrated on July 1.
Holidays in September:
The first Monday of September is celebrated and given a holiday in lieu of the world Labor day. It recognizes and applauds the efforts and hard work of the laborers of the country.
Holidays in November:
This holiday falls on the eleventh of November in honor of the war dead of the country.
Holidays in December:
Canada is a christian majority country.The birth of Jesus is celebrated with great fervor on December 25th and the day is a national holiday.
The boxing day is celebrated on December 26. There are mixed views about the origins of the day. However, it is still a paid off day in most parts of the country.