Banks, government offices, schools and some stores in Canada are closed on the following public holidays, also known as federal statutory holidays:

New Year's Day - Jan. 1

Good Friday - Apr. 10, 2009 (varies year to year)

Easter Monday - Apr.13, 2009 (varies year to year)

Victoria Day - the Monday preceding May 25

Canada Day - Jul. 1 (observed on Jul. 2 if Jul. 1 falls on a Sunday)

Labour Day - first Monday of Sept.

Thanksgiving Day - second Monday of Oct.

Remembrance Day - Nov. 11

Christmas Day - Dec. 25

Boxing Day - Dec. 26

Provincial Statutory Holidays

Canadian provinces also have statutory holidays to commemorate special events and celebrations:

British Columbia

     British Columbia Day - first Monday of Aug.

Alberta

    Alberta Family Day - third Monday of Feb.

    Heritage Day - first Monday of Aug.

Saskatchewan 

    Family Day - third Monday of Feb.

    Civic Holiday - first Monday of Aug.

Manitoba 

    Louis Riel Day - third Monday of Feb.

    Civic Holiday - first Monday of Aug.

Ontario

    Family Day - third Monday of Feb.  

    Civic Holiday - first Monday of Aug.

Quebec 

    National Day - Jun. 24

New Brunswick 

    New Brunswick Day - first Monday of Aug.

Nova Scotia 

    Natal Day - first Monday of Aug. (except in Halifax where it varies from year-to-year, usually held in Jul. or Aug.)

Prince Edward Island 

    Natal Day - by proclamation, usually on first Monday of Aug.

Newfoundland & Labrador

    Celebrated on nearest Monday:

    St. Patrick's Day - Mar. 17

    St. George's Day - Apr. 23

    Discovery Day - Jun. 24

    Memorial Day - Jul. 1

    Orangemen's Day - Jul. 12

    Regatta Day/Civic Holiday - fixed by municipal council orders

Yukon

    Discovery Day - third Monday of Aug.

Northwest Territories 

    National Aboriginal Day - Jun. 21

    Civic Holiday - first Monday of Aug.

Nunavut

    Nunavut Day - Jul. 9

Visit the Canadian Heritage website for complete national, provincial and territorial holiday listings.