Holidays Act (R.S.C., 1985, c. H-5)

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Act current to 2018-10-24 and last amended on 2018-03-01. Previous Versions

Holidays Act

R.S.C., 1985, c. H-5

An Act respecting Holidays

Short Title

Marginal note:Short title

 This Act may be cited as the Holidays Act.

  • R.S., c. H-7, s. 1.

Canada Day

Marginal note:Canada Day

  •  (1) July 1, not being a Sunday, is a legal holiday and shall be kept and observed as such throughout Canada under the name of "Canada Day".

  • Marginal note:When July 1 is a Sunday

    (2) When July 1 is a Sunday, July 2 is a legal holiday and shall be kept and observed as such throughout Canada under the name of "Canada Day".

  • R.S., c. H-7, s. 2;
  • 1980-81-82-83, c. 124, s. 1.

Remembrance Day

Marginal note:Remembrance Day

 November 11, being the day in the year 1918 on which the Great War was triumphantly concluded by an armistice, is a legal holiday and shall be kept and observed as such throughout Canada under the name of “Remembrance Day”.

  • R.S., 1985, c. H-5, s. 3;
  • 2018, c. 3, s. 1.

Victoria Day

Marginal note:Victoria Day

 The first Monday immediately preceding May 25 is a legal holiday and shall be kept and observed as such throughout Canada under the name of "Victoria Day".

  • R.S., c. H-7, s. 4.
 
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