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 General Holidays (Statutory) Calgary Alberta Minimize

Here are the General Holidays in Alberta as cited by the Alberta Human Resources and Employment department.

General Holiday Definition 2010 2011
New Years Day January 1 January1 - Fri January 1 -Sat
Alberta Family Day Third Monday in February February 15 February 21
Good Friday Friday before Easter April 2 April 22
Victoria Day Monday before May 25 May 24 May 23
Canada Day July 1 (except if on a Sunday) July 1-Thur July 1 -Fri
Labour Day First Monday in September September 6 September 5
Thanksgiving Day Second Monday in October October 11 October 10
Remembrance Day November 11 November 11 -Thur November 11 - Fri
Christmas Day December 25 December 25 - Sat December 25 -Sun

 

Optional Holidays:
Boxing Day
Alberta Heritage Day ( First Monday in August) - August 2nd 2010, August 1st, 2011

Rules for Getting paid on Holidays (Holiday Pay Eligibility - Alberta):
The best guide for this is the Alberta Human Resource & Employment departments listing of Employment Standards. Click here to go to their website.

More Dates on the Calendar:
Mother's Day 2010 is May 9, in 2011 May 8
Father's Day 2010 is June 20, in 2011 June 19


    
 Things to do on a holiday Minimize

Here are some suggestions on possible activities during your day off:

Go shopping - check out cross border shopping

Take a road trip- see our road trip pages

Work on a home renovation project - see our home & garden section

Play a game

Read a book

Watch movies or television

Exercise (highly recommended)

Work on a hobby
 

 Spend time in the kitchen - Gourmet meal - no take out today

Hold a party - Dinner party

Over 18 - check out a casino

Visit a tanning booth 

Sign up for Yoga classes see our page on Yoga

Internet activiites
    Build a website - see www.chinookwebs.com

Personal sports
   Running
  Cycling
  Skiing
  Skating
  Hiking 
  Golfing

Visit friends or family

Clean the car - see our page on autodetailing


    
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