Canadian Bond Market Holidays

The Canadian bond market periodically closes during major Canadian holidays. Below, you will find a schedule of holidays for trading of Canadian Bonds for 2019 through 2023. These dates are based on IIAC recommendations and may not be followed by all entities.

TSX Holidays 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
New Year’s Day January 1st January 1st January 1st N/A January 2nd
Family Day February 18th February 17th February 15th February 21st February 20th
Good Friday April 19th April 10th April 2nd April 15th April 7th
Victoria Day May 20th May 18th May 24th May 23rd May 22nd
Canada Day July 1st July 1st July 1st July 1st July 3rd
Civic Holiday August 5th August 3rd August 2nd August 1st August 7th
Labour Day September 2nd September 7th September 6th September 5th September 4th
Thanksgiving Day October 14th October 12th October 11th October 10th October 9th
Remembrance Day November 11th November 11th November 11th November 11th November 10th
Christmas December 25th December 25th December 27th December 26th December 25th
Boxing Day December 26th December 26th December 28th December 27th December 26th

Canadian Bond Markets will close at 1:00 PM ET on the following dates:

Canadian Bond Market Partial Holidays
(1:00 p.m. EST Close)
2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
Friday before Family Day February 15th February 14th February 12th February 18th February 17th
Day before Good Friday April 18th April 9th April 1st April 14th April 6th
Friday before Victoria Day May 17th May 15th May 21st May 20th May 19th
Day before Canada Day June 28th June 30th June 30th June 30th June 30th
Friday before Civic Holiday August 2nd July 31st July 30th July 29th August 4th
Friday before Labour Day August 30th September 4th September 3rd September 2nd September 1st
Friday before Thanksgiving Day October 11th October 9th October 8th October 7th October 6th
Day before Remembrance Day November 8th November 10th November 10th November 10th November 9th
Christmas Eve December 24th December 24th December 24th N/A N/A
New Year's Eve December 31st December 31st December 31st N/A N/A

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