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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

Holiday 2015

New Year's Day (National)

Jan. 1

Good Friday (National)

April 3

Easter Monday (National)

April 6

Victoria Day (National)

May 18

Patriots' National Day (Québec only)

May 18

Québec's National Holiday (Québec only)

June 24

Canada Day (National)

July 1

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

Aug. 3

Natal Day (Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia)

Aug. 3

New Brunswick Day (New Brunswick)

Aug. 3

British Columbia Day (British Columbia)

Aug. 3

Heritage Day (Alberta)

Aug. 3

Discovery Day (Yukon)

Aug. 17

Labour Day (National)

Sept. 7

Thanksgiving Day (National)

Oct. 12

Remembrance Day (National)

Nov. 11

Christmas Day (National)

Dec. 25

Boxing Day (National)

Dec. 28

* 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.