Alberta Statutory (Public) Holidays 2021
Alberta is one of the 13 provinces and territories in Canada and is one of the three prairie provinces. Edmonton is the second-largest city and its capital city of Alberta. Calgary is the largest city in Alberta, and the other main cities are; Banff, Drumheller, Fort McMurray, Jasper, Lethbridge, Leduc, Medicine Hat, and Red Deer.
Alberta joined the Canadian confederation in 1905 and it’s the 6th largest province in Canada. Alberta shares its border with British Columbia to the west, Saskatchewan to the east, the Northwest Territories (NWT) to the north, and Montana (a U.S. state) to the south. The main attractions in Alberta are; The Canadian Rocky Mountains, Drumheller Royal Tyrell Dinosaur Museum, the Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump, Waterton International Park, Wood Buffalo National Park, and Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Banff glaciers Jasper National Park, Sylvan Lake, Lake Louise, etc.
The chart below shows the list of statutory/Public holidays for Albertans in 2021.
|New Year’s Day||Friday, January 1|
|Family Day||Monday, February 15|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 2|
|Easter Monday*||Monday, April 5|
|Victoria Day||Monday, May 24|
|Canada Day||Thursday, July 1|
|Civic Holiday||Monday, August 2|
|Labour Day||Monday, September 6|
|Thanksgiving Day||Monday, October 11|
|Remembrance Day||Thursday, November 11|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25|
|Boxing Day**||Sunday, December 26|
* For banks and government offices only.
**Boxing day is not a statutory holiday in Alberta but its a paid holiday for many non-retail businesses