The first Monday in August is called Simcoe Day in Toronto. This is a civic holiday. Provincially regulated employers are not required by law to give this day off. Employers may choose to give their nanny or caregiver off however it is not required. Most retail stores are open on the civic holiday across the province.
New Years Day – January 1
Family Day – Third Monday in February
Good Friday- Friday before Easter Sunday
Victoria Day – Monday before May 25
Canada Day – July 1
Labour Day – First Monday in September
Thanksgiving Day – Second Monday in October
Christmas Day – December 25
Boxing Day – December 26
*Civic Holiday (Simcoe Day) – First Monday in August – This is an optional holiday. Provincially regulated employers are not required by law to give this day off.
* Easter Monday – Government Employees Only. Only federal employers are required to give the day off.