Statutory Holidays at UBC

Statutory holidays for UBC faculty, staff and student employees

For more information on Statutory Holidays, please view your collective agreement or employee handbook.

Calculating statutory holiday pay

UBC administrators can visit our Calculating Statutory Holiday Pay page for details.


Tuesday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, February 18 Family Day
Friday, April 19 Good Friday
Monday, April 22 Easter Monday*
Monday, May 20 Victoria Day
Monday, July 1 Canada Day
Monday, August 5 BC Day
Monday, September 2 Labour Day
Monday, October 14 Thanksgiving Day
Monday, November 11 Remembrance Day
Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday, December 26 Boxing Day*

*UBC recognizes Boxing Day and Easter Monday as paid holidays.


Wednesday, January 1 New Year’s Day
Monday, February 17 Family Day
Friday, April 10 Good Friday
Monday, April 13 Easter Monday*
Monday, May 18 Victoria Day
Wednesday, July 1 Canada Day
Monday, August 3 BC Day
Monday, September 7 Labour Day
Monday, October 12 Thanksgiving Day
Wednesday, November 11 Remembrance Day
Friday, December 25 Christmas Day
Observed on Monday, December 28 Boxing Day*
Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year’s Day