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.
Remote work has been on the rise over the last 15 years, and the COVID-19 global pandemic has provided the work-from-home option with a further boost.
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.