Statutory holidays

Review the statutory holidays observed by UBC. 

2024 statutory holidays


Monday, January 1: New Year’s Day 


Monday, February 19: Family Day 


Friday, March 29: Good Friday 


Monday, April 1: Easter Monday* 


Monday, May 20: Victoria Day 


Monday, July 1: Canada Day 


Monday, August 5: BC Day 


Monday, September 2: Labour Day 
Monday, September 30: National Day for Truth and Reconciliation 


Monday, October 14: Thanksgiving Day


Monday, November 11: Remembrance Day 


Wednesday, December 25: Christmas Day 
Thursday, December 26: Boxing Day* 


*UBC includes Easter Monday and Boxing Day on its list of statutory holidays.

Related resources

Visit the Vacation and leaves page for vacation information and specific guidelines around Christmas leaves, which vary by employee group.

For more information on statutory holidays, please view your collective agreement or employee handbook.

UBC administrators can visit the Statutory holiday pay page.

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