Remembering all of the payroll-related dates a payroll administrator needs to know can be a challenge. With Rise’s official payroll calendar, Canadian payroll pros can say goodbye to the days of forgetting stat holidays and missing deadlines with a monthly overview of the current year, making the task of keeping track of important dates simple and easy.

This annual payroll calendar for Canada includes:

  • clearly marked holidays and bank holidays, plus all the input dates and pay run dates you need to know throughout the year.
  • a selection of specific calendar types that suit your pay schedule, whether semi-monthly or bi-weekly.
  • the option to add and sync the payroll calendar to your Google, Apple, or Outlook calendar for easy reference.


Here’s a quick month-by-month glance of the stat holidays and important dates for payroll professionals to stay on top of for 2020:

January 2020

  • Jan 1 — New Years’ Day

February 2020

  • Feb 17 — Regional Holidays (AB, BC, MB, NB, NS, ON, PE, SK)

March 2020

  • March 17 — Saint Patrick’s Day (NL, Observed)

April 2020

  • April 10 — Good Friday
  • April 13 — Easter Monday (QC)

May 2020

  • May 18 — Victoria Day, National Patriots’ Day (QC)

June 2020

  • June 21 — National Indigenous Peoples Day (NT)
  • June 24 — St. John Baptiste Day (QC), Discovery Day (NL)

July 2020

  • July 1 — Canada Day

August 2020

  • Aug 3 — Civic Holiday (AB, BC, MB, SK, ON, NB, NS, NU, NT)

September 2020

  • Sept 7 — Labour Day

October 2020

  • Oct 12 — Thanksgiving Day

November 2020

  • Nov 11 — Remembrance Day

December 2020

  • December 25 — Christmas Day
  • December 28 — Boxing Day (Observed)
As a payroll professional, you will never miss a pay run again, freeing up your time to focus on your other prioritized tasks and start off the new year on the right note. Get your free download of The Official 2020 Payroll Calendar for Canada today!

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