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Public Holiday Schedule

Post Offices will be closed on national, provincial, territorial holidays. There will be no regular collection or delivery of mail on those days. However, Post Offices operated by the private sector will be open according to the hours of service of the host business.

Holiday 2012 2013 2014
New Year's Day (National) Jan. 1 Jan. 1 Jan. 1
Good Friday (National) April 6 March 29 April 18
Easter Monday (National) April 9 April 1 April 21
Victoria Day (National) May 21 May 20 May 19
Patriots' National Day (Québec only) May 21 May 20 May 19
Québec's National Holiday (Québec only) June 24 June 24 June 24
Canada Day (National) July 1 July 1 July 1
Civic Holiday (Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Newfoundland & Labrador) Aug. 6 Aug. 5 Aug. 4
Natal Day (Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia) Aug. 6 Aug. 5 Aug. 4
New Brunswick Day (New Brunswick) Aug. 6 Aug. 5 Aug. 4
British Columbia Day (British Columbia) Aug. 6 Aug. 5 Aug. 4
Heritage Day (Alberta) Aug. 6 Aug. 5 Aug. 4
Discovery Day (Yukon) Aug. 20 Aug. 19 Aug. 18
Labour Day (National) Sept. 3 Sept. 2 Sept. 1
Thanksgiving Day (National) Oct. 8 Oct. 14 Oct. 13
Remembrance Day (National) Nov. 11* Nov. 11 Nov. 11
Christmas Day (National) Dec. 25 Dec. 25 Dec. 25
Boxing Day (National) Dec. 26 Dec. 26 Dec. 26

* When a holiday falls on a Saturday or Sunday, it may be applied to the next business day. As such, Post Offices will be closed, and there will be no collection or delivery of mail.