Canada Day 2017

In 2017 Canada Day is Saturday, July 1.

Canada day in 2017 is on a Saturday. Will Friday become the official stat holiday?

Canada Day celebrates the birthday of Canada. 150 years ago, On July 1, 1867 Canada became a new federation with its own constitution by signing the Constitution Act - formerly known as the British North America Act.

Canada Day is a national statutory holiday celebrated in all provinces and territories and it is a day off for most businesses. There is, of course, a lot more to Canada Day but the purpose of this page is only to give you a date and a brief history.

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Anonymous:

Standard business practice is to take the next normal workday in lieu when the statutory holiday falls on the weekend. That will be Monday July 3rd for most businesses.

Anonymous:

Because it's a Saturday it will be observed by most on the Friday. General rule is if a Stat. Holiday lands on a Saturday, it's observed Friday.....if it lands on a Sunday, it's observed Monday.

Anonymous:

When is the holiday observed if July 1st lands on a Saturday as in 2017? Would it be Friday June 30 or Monday July 3rd?

Posted by Kirk:

On what date will Canada Day be observed in 2018?

Posted by Ed:

In 2017 the holiday will be observed on Monday July 3rd.

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