School Holidays in Canada 2020

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School year in Canada runs from early September to mid-June. Students enjoy a two-week break at Christmas and two weeks in March.

The first day of school for students is Tuesday, September 3, 2019.
The last day of school for elementary students is Thursday, June 25, 2020.

Note: A School Board may modify school calendar dates with prior approval of the Ministry. Please contact school boards to see if their School Holidays have been modified.

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School Holidays in Canada 2020

*All dates are subject to errors and changes

HolidayDateRegions
Labour Day02-09-2019National
Thanksgiving Day14-10-2019National
Remembrance Day11-11-2019National except MB, NS, ON, QC
Christmas breakfrom 23-12-2020
to 03-01-2020
 
Family Day17-02-2020BC, AB, SK, ON, NB
Islander Day17-02-2020PE
Louis Riel Day17-02-2020MB
Heritage Day17-02-2020NS
Mid-Winter breakfrom 16-03-2020
to 20-03-2020
 
Good Friday10-04-2020National except QC
Easter Monday13-04-2020/td>

 

QC
Victoria Day18-05-2020National except NB, NS, NL
Aboriginal Day21-06-2020NWT
St.Jean Baptiste Day24-06-2020QC
Canada Day01-07-2020National

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All Provinces and Territories in Canada

Canada has ten provinces, and three territories.
The provinces of Canada, and the Canadian provinces abbreviations are the following:

Provinces
AB – Alberta
BC – British Columbia
MB – Manitoba
NB – New Brunswick
NL – Newfoundland and Labrador
NS – Nova Scotia
ON – Ontario
PE – Prince Edward Island
QC – Quebec
SK – Saskatchewan

Territories
NT – Northwest Territories
NU – Nunavut
YT – Yukon


These provinces and territories are grouped into into Western Canada, Atlantic Canada, Northern Canada, and Central Canada.