System Closure Schedule

Payments Canada systems are operational on each day other than a Saturday or Sunday, with the exception of the following statutory holidays:

2020

Federal holiday

Date

Date of system closure

New Year’s Day

Wednesday, January 1

Wednesday, January 1

Good Friday

Friday, April 10

Friday, April 10

Victoria Day

Monday, May 18

Monday, May 18

Canada Day

Wednesday, July 1

Wednesday, July 1

Labour Day

Monday, September 7

Monday, September 7

Thanksgiving

Monday, October 12

Monday, October 12

Remembrance Day

Wednesday, November 11

Wednesday, November 11

Christmas Day

Friday, December 25

Friday, December 25

Boxing Day  

Saturday, December 26

Monday, December 28

2021

Federal holiday

Date

Date of system closure

New Year’s Day

Friday, January 1

Friday, January 1

Good Friday

Friday, April 2

Friday, April 2

Victoria Day

Monday, May 24

Monday, May 24

Canada Day

Thursday, July 1

Thursday, July 1

Labour Day

Monday, September 6

Monday, September 6

Thanksgiving

Monday, October 11

Monday, October 11

Remembrance Day

Thursday, November 11

Thursday, November 11

Christmas Day

Saturday, December 25

Monday, December 27

Boxing Day  

Sunday, December 26

Tuesday, December 28