Prince Edward Island Statutory holidays 2021
Prince Edward Island (PEI) is one of the Maritime Provinces of Canada. PEI is also called “The Island”, “Garden of the Gulf”, “Birthplace of Confederation”, and “Cradle of Confederation”. Located on the east coast of Canada, PEI is the smallest province in terms of land area and population amongst the Canadian provides and Territories.
In 1873 Prince Edward Island joined the Canadian Confederation as the seventh province of Canada. Prince Edward Island is surrounded by the Gulf of St. Lawrence. On the map, Prince Edward Island can be found between the provinces of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Quebec, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Charlottetown Its the capital and largest city of PEI.
The Major industries in PEI are Agriculture, fisheries, tourism, aerospace, bio-science, IT, and renewable energy. The Soil in PEI is iron-rich, the island contributes over 25% of Canada’s total potato production. Also, almost 80% of Canada’s mussel production comes from this small island. The main cities of PEI are; Charlottetown, Summerside, Kensington, Cornwall, Alberton, Alberton, Montague, Souris, Stratford, etc.
Since it’s a small island surrounded by the Gulf of St. Lawrence, there are many attractions in PEI. Some are listed here; PEI National Park, Greenwich National Park, Green Gables Heritage Place, Point Prim lighthouse, Charlottetown Confederation Centre of the Arts, St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Province House National Historic Site, Victoria Row, The Lieutenant Governor’s House, Victoria Park, Basin Head Provincial Park, Basin Head Fisheries Museum, the “Singing Sands”, Confederation Bridge, Cedar Dunes Provincial Park, Kings Castle Provincial Park, Panmure Island Provincial Park. International Fox Museum and Hall of Fame, Confederation Trail, The Bottle Houses, and Cavendish Beach.
The table below shows the list of Prince Edward Island Statutory holidays or Statutory holidays of Prince Edward Island.
|New Year’s Day||Friday, January 1|
|Islander Day||Monday, February 15|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 2|
|Canada Day||Thursday, July 1|
|Labour Day||Monday, September 6|
|Remembrance Day||Thursday, November 11|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25|
For more details;
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