Canada Day 2017

In 2017 Canada Day is Saturday, July 1.

Canada day in 2017 is on a Saturday. What day will you have off at work? Most people will get the following Monday off but some businesses may choose to give Friday off in lieu of Saturday. Let us know in the comment section below how it works at your workplace.

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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Posted by Mark:

I dont work Saturdays at my job. We had to work both Friday and Monday and did NOT get paid for the STAT..

Posted by jay :

i worked on july 1 and i got paid stat & time an half . would i be get paid for monday if i didnt work .

Posted by Liza:

I was working that Day July 1,2017 , is my rate For that day is 1.5 / time in half.just confusing Thank you

Posted by pat:

We are normally opened on Saturday,therefore,for Canada Day we were closed.However, holiday pay was given to employees who were not scheduled to work on Saturday as well as those of us who were scheduled. They got a paid for an extra day...while we got regular pay.Pretty sure that's not right!

Posted by Billy:

I worked the Monday 11 hours while our company was closed for the holiday. I was only paid for the 8 hours stat.

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