The following are Canada's holidays and observances that apply to Wednesday, 2014-01-01:
New Year's Day:
 Celebrates the first day of every year in the Gregorian calendar.
 This is a statutory holiday. A statutory holiday (also known as "stats"or "general"or "public"holiday) in Canada is legislated either through the federal, or a provincial or territorial government. Most workers, public and private, are entitled to take the day off with regular pay. However, some employers may require employees to work on such a holiday, but the employee must either receive a day off in lieu of the holiday or must be paid at a premium rate.