Family Day is a bank holiday in Ontario which is celebrated on August 26. It is a public holiday observed in the whole of Canada to honour the families around the world. The holiday was proclaimed by the government of Ontario in 2017 and is observed annually on August 26. The theme for 2018 seems to be A Moment of Inspiration.
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Is Family Day the same day in every province?
No, it’s not the same day. The Family Day is a statutory holiday in all provinces and territories except Manitoba and Nova Scotia, which observe a statutory holiday called Family Day.In Alberta the Family Day is observed on August 16 while the provincial statutory holiday on August 17. This means that businesses and schools are closed on August 16 in both cases.