Check Ontario public holidays for the calendar year 2016. Check dates in 2016 for New Year’s Day, Family Day, Good Friday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Civic Holiday / Emancipation Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas and Boxing Day.
|2016 Ontario Public Holidays|
|1||January||1||Friday||New Year’s Day|
|6||August||1||Monday||Civic Holiday / Emancipation Day|
|10||December||27||Tuesday||Boxing Day (Observed)|
- Civic Holiday – Civic Holiday is the most widely used name for a public holiday celebrated in most of Canada on the first Monday in August.
- Emancipation Day – Emancipation Day is celebrated first Monday in August. According to the Paducah Sun newspaper, this is the anniversary of the day slaves in this region learned of their freedom.