Canada Day is July 1. Canada Day is a statutory holiday throughout Canada and is a celebration of the day in 1867 when the first colonies of British North America entered Confederation as the Dominion of Canada.
Quebec National Day, also known as Saint Jean Baptiste Day, is celebrated on June 24. On this day, French Canadians honour their patron saint, Saint Jean-Baptiste (John the Baptist).The province observes this legal holiday, (Fête Nationale des Québécois), with solemn ceremonies followed by lively festivities and art and sporting events.
National Volunteer Week
A special time is set aside in the last week of April to salute the millions of volunteers who build and strengthen communities by donating their time and energy to fellow Canadians.
Every April 22, many Canadians join 500 million people from around the world in staging events and projects celebrating Earth Day.The global festivity is the largest, most celebrated environmental event addressing local and international issues.
National Aboriginal Day is a day to celebrate the unique heritage, cultures and contributions of First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people in Canada. June 21 was chosen because of the cultural significance of the summer solstice and because many Aboriginal groups mark this day as a time to celebrate their heritage.
National Flag Day
National Flag Day is February 16. On this day in 1965, the new Canadian maple leaf flag was raised over Parliament Hill for the first time.This date is celebrated but is not a holiday for workers.