Is the first Monday in August considered a statutory holiday in your jurisdiction? This year, the first Monday is August 4.
In most parts of Canada, the first Monday of August is recognized as a holiday. This year, the first Monday is August 1. Although most commonly referred to as "Civic Holiday", the holiday is referred to differently across Canada. The name of the holiday is not the only thing that differs between the provinces and territories, the legal status of the holiday also varies. That is, in some provinces and territories, the first Monday in August is considered a statutory (public) holiday, while in others it is not.
This year, the first Monday in August, also called Civic Holiday, among other names, depending on the province or territory, falls on Monday, August 4. However, is it a public holiday?