Family day is a statutory holiday in some provinces of Canada. It is celebrated on the third Monday in February. In some provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, and New Brunswick, it is observed as Family Day. The family day is celebrated as a statutory holiday for different reasons in three other provinces. It is celebrated as Louis Reil Day in Manitoba, Nova Scotia Heritage Day in Nova Scotia, and Islander Day in Prince Edward Island.
If all these provinces celebrate this day as a statutory holiday, then the postal service also does the same or not? There is a confusion about the opening and closing of Canada Postal services and its regional offices. Let’s find out is there mail delivery on Family Day or not?
Does Canada Post Deliver on Family Day?
Yes, Canada Post delivers on Family Day. It is not observed as a holiday according to the Canada Post holiday list. All the services of Canada Post will be active on this day. In some provinces, it is celebrated as a holiday, but according to Canada Post, it is not a holiday. So, your mail or package will be delivered to you by 8:00 p.m. There is no delay in normal pickup or deliveries on this day. You don’t have to wait for the next business day of Canada Post. You can order your shipment on this day as you do on the normal working day of Canada Post.
There are some holidays on which Canada Post doesn’t provide its services to its customers. To avoid late shipment and deliveries, you must check the Canada Post holiday list before using any of its services. Here, we have added a list of Canada Post holidays down below:
|New Year's Day (National)||Jan. 1|
|Good Friday (National)||April 10|
|Easter Monday (National)||April 13|
|Victoria Day (National)||May 18|
|Patriots' National Day (Québec only)||May 18|
|Québec's National Holiday (Québec only)||June 24
|Canada Day (National)||July 1|
|Civic Holiday (Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Newfoundland & Labrador)||Aug. 3|
|Natal Day (Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia)||Aug. 3|
|New Brunswick Day (New Brunswick)||Aug. 3|
|British Columbia Day (British Columbia)||Aug. 3|
|Heritage Day (Alberta)||Aug. 3|
|Discovery Day (Yukon)||Aug. 17|
|Labour Day (National)||Sept. 7|
|Thanksgiving Day (National)||Oct. 12|
|Remembrance Day (National)||Nov. 11|
|Christmas Day (National)||Dec. 25|
|Boxing Day (National)||Dec. 26|
Is Canada Post Open on Family Day?
Yes, Canada Post is open on Family Day. All the post offices of Canada Post remain open on this day. So, you can visit your nearest Canada Post office to inquire about your queries and order your shipment. There is no Canada Post holiday today. All the employees work as same as the working day. So, you can expect the delivery of mail and packages to your doorstep till 8:00 p.m. It is the last hour of the Canada Post to serve people. Don’t worry your item will be reached your specified destination.