Civic day is a holiday in many parts of Canada on the first Monday in August. In some territories it is an optional Day while in others it is an official day off. In Saskatchewan, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Newfoundland and Labrador, and Ontario it is known as a civic holiday, but it has other names in other places. Those names are as follows:
Heritage Day in Alberta, Canada celebrates the history of the province of Alberta and its culture.
New Brunswick Day in New Brunswick Canada celebrates New Brunswick’s achievements and culture
British Colombia Day in British Colombia, Canada celebrates the culture of British Colombia.
Natal Day in Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island celebrates the birthdays of these provinces with parties and birthday cakes.
Terry Fox Day in Manitoba celebrates Canadian athlete and humanitarian Terry Fox.