2022 ontario stat holidays

These are the stat holidays in Ontario for 2022

Stat holidays in Ontario for 2022 are mostly the same as previous years with the main confusion usually being the in lieu days when the official holiday, such as Christmas, falls on a weekend.

Here are the stat holidays in Ontario for 2022 as well as the days off in lieu for when the stat holiday falls on a weekend.

  • Monday, January 3 (in lieu of New Year's Day falling on Saturday Jan. 1)
  • Monday, February 21 (Family Day)
  • Friday, April 15 (Good Friday. Many businesses are also closed on Monday, April 18 but it is not officially a stat holiday)
  • Monday, May 23 (Victoria Day)
  • Friday, July 1 (Canada Day)
  • Monday, September 5 (Labour Day)
  • Monday, October 10 (Thanksgiving  Day)
  • Sunday, December 25 (Christmas Day)
  • Monday, December 26 (Boxing Day)
  • Tuesday, December 27 (in lieu of Christmas Day falling on a Sunday)

Monday, August 1 is also a Civic holiday in Ontario for Simcoe Day, otherwise referred to as the August long weekend. While it's not technically a stat holiday, many employers do give their staff the day off even though they're not technically required to do so.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation falls on September 30 and while it's not technically a stat holiday in Ontario either many employers give their staff a holiday on this day as well.

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