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Canadian Holiday On July 1 2023?

The following are Canada's holidays and observances that apply to Saturday, 2023-07-01:

  • Canada Day:

    [1] Celebrates Canada's 1867 Confederation and establishment of dominion status. In Newfoundland and Labrador, observed as Memorial Day. Canada Day is a time to celebrate the heritage passed down to the newer generations through the works of Canadian authors, poets, artists and performers. It is a time to rejoice in the discoveries of Canadian scientific researchers, in the success of the entrepreneurs, and to commemorate the history of this great country.


[1] 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.[2] 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.

Content last updated on 2016-08-23T15:26:00Z