In all provinces and territories, Canada Day is a statutory (public) holiday. This year, July 1 falls on a Wednesday, a regular working day for most. Many Canada Day celebrations are moving online this year as the provinces, territories and the country continues to live through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Canadian Multiculturalism Day is celebrated on June 27 each year. According to the Government of Canada, Canadian Multiculturalism Day is an opportunity to celebrate the country’s diversity and its commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect, and to appreciate the contributions of the various multicultural groups and communities to Canadian society.
In Quebec, Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day, Fête nationale du Québec et de la Francophonie canadienne, is a statutory (public) holiday on June 24 each year. This year, June 24 falls on a Wednesday. Even during COVID-19, this day remains a public holiday.