What is the Canada Post holiday schedule?

Canada Post is closed on national, provincial and territorial holidays, with no 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.

*Regular collection and delivery of mail occurs on provincial Family Day holidays, Louis Riel Day (Man.) and Islander Day (P.E.I.).

Official holiday schedule


New Year's Day (National)

Jan. 2

Jan. 1

Good Friday (National)

April 14

March 30

Easter Monday (National)

April 17

April 2

Victoria Day (National)

May 22

May 21

Patriots' National Day (Québec only)

May 22

May 21

Québec's National Holiday (Québec only)

June 24

June 24

Canada Day (National)

July 3

July 2

Civic Holiday (Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Newfoundland & Labrador)

Aug. 7

Aug. 6

Natal Day (Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia)

Aug. 7

Aug. 6

New Brunswick Day (New Brunswick)

Aug. 7

Aug. 6

British Columbia Day (British Columbia)

Aug. 7

Aug. 6

Heritage Day (Alberta)

Aug. 7

Aug. 6

Discovery Day (Yukon)

Aug. 21

Aug. 20

Labour Day (National)

Sept. 4

Sept. 3

Thanksgiving Day (National)

Oct. 9

Oct. 8

Remembrance Day (National)

Nov. 13

Nov. 12

Christmas Day (National)

Dec. 25

Dec. 25

Boxing Day (National)

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.