Alberta Statutory Holidays 2022
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, Writing-on-Stone Provincial Park, Banff glaciers Jasper National Park, Sylvan Lake, Lake Louise, etc.
The chart below shows the list of Public holidays for Albertans in 2022.
|New Year’s Day||Saturday, January 1|
|Family Day||Monday, February 21|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 15|
|Easter Monday*||Monday, April 18|
|Victoria Day||Monday, May 23|
|Canada Day||Friday, July 1|
|Civic Holiday||Monday, August 1|
|Labour Day||Monday, September 5|
|National Day for Truth and Reconciliation**||Friday, September 30|
|Thanksgiving Day||Monday, October 10|
|Remembrance Day||Friday, November 11|
|Christmas Day||Sunday, December 25|
|Boxing Day***||Monday, December 26|
* For banks and government offices only.
** National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is not a provincial stat holiday in Alberta but is a holiday for all federal employees in Alberta, Click here for more details
*** Boxing day is not a statutory holiday in Alberta but it’s a paid holiday for many non-retail businesses.