2021 Provincial Stat Holidays

Payworks is your resource for current federal legislative payroll administration updates and provincial stat holiday information in Alberta. Please refer to this link to see the industries and workplaces regulated by the CLC.

General holidays, also referred to as statutory or public holidays, are federally or provincially legislated holidays where employees in Alberta receive a day off, a day off with pay or compensation in lieu of time off.


Holiday 2021
New Year’s Day Jan 1
Alberta Family Day Feb 15
Good Friday Apr 2
Victoria Day May 24
Canada Day Jul 1
Heritage Day* Aug 2
Labour Day Sep 6
Thanksgiving Day Oct 11
Remembrance Day Nov 11
Christmas Day Dec 25 (observed on Mon, Dec 27)
*Not a legislated public holiday, but some employers optionally grant their employees a day off.