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1 January 2017 Chanukah New Year s Day Temple Day Gantan-sai Sakyamuni Buddha s Enlightenment Birth of Guru Gobind Singh Twelfth Night Epiphany Orthodox Christmas Urs of Abdul-Qadir Gilani (Sunni) Lohri Maghi Makar Sankranti Orthodox New Year World Religion Day Orthodox Epiphany Lunar New Year / Maltreya Bodhisattva s Birthday Chinese New Year s Day

2 February Vasant Panchami Imbolc Setsubum-sai Tu BiShvat Lantern Festival / Magha Puja Lantern Festival Family Day (BC) Yukon Heritage Day Intercalary Days (26-March 1) Family Day (AB, ON, SK) Nova Scotia Heritage Day Louis Riel Day Orthodox Clean Monday Mahashivratri

3 March 2017 Ash Wednesday Baha i Fast (1-19) Purim Sakyamuni Buddha s Nirvana Day / Magha Puja Holi Holi Hola Mohalla Sikh New Year Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva s Birthday Naw Ruz (New Year) Ladyday / Spring Equinox Navroze (New Year) (FC) Khordad Sal (FC) New Year / Vasant Navratri begins

4 April Urs of Moinuddin Chishti(Sunni) Shri Ramnavami Tomb Sweeping Day Farvardegan (FC) Palm Sunday Mahavir Jayanti (Birthday) Birthday of Ali ibn Abi Talib (Shia) Passover (11-18) Hanuman Jayanti Theravada New Year Vaisakhi (or the 14) New Year Good Friday / Holy Friday Easter Sunday Easter Monday First Day of Ridvan Yom HaShoah Isra and Mi raj (Hijri) Zarathosht-no-dis co (QC) Start of Sha ban Ninth Day of Ridvan Birthday of Husayn ibn Ali (Shia)

5 May Twelfth Day of Ridvan Beltane Samhain Yom HaHtzmaut Sakyamuni Buddha s Birthday Visakha Puja / Buddha Day Sha ban, birthday of Muhammad al-mahdi (Hijri) Lag B Omer Mother s Day Victoria Day Declaration of the Bab Zarathsosht-nodisco (SC) Ascension of Jesus Ramadan begins (Hijri) Ascension of Baha u llah Dragon Boat Festival Shavuot (31 May-June 1)

6 June Pentecost Poson Orthodox All Saints Day National Aboriginal Week (12-17) Last third of Ramadan(Hijri) Martydom of Ali ibn Abi Talib (Shia) Guru Arjan Martyrdom Father s Day National Aboriginal Day Litha/ Summer Solstice Lailat al-qadr (Hijri) Nuzul al-qur an (Hijri) Eid al Fitr(Hijri) Jumatul Widha St. Jean Baptiste (QC)

7 July Canada Day Guru Purnima Guru Purnima Jalsa Salana (7-9) Asalha Puja Day Martyrdom of the Bab Imamat Day Obon (13-15) Obon Nunavut Day Holiday (Nu) Orangemen s Day (NL) Navroze (New Year) (QC) Khordal Sal (QC) 30 31

8 August 2017 Tisha B Av Lughnassadh- Imbolc Lammas Regatta Day (NL) Farvadegan (QC) Civic Holiday (NT, ON, PE, SK) / Heritage Day (AB) / Terry Fox Day (MB) / New Brunwisk Day / British Columbia Day / Natal Day (NS) Raksha Bandhan Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva s Enlightenment Sri Krishna Janmaashtami Assumption of the Virgin Mary Navroze (New Year) (FC) Gold Cup Parade (PEI) Paryushan Parva begins Discovery Day (Yukon) Khordad Sal (SC) Ganesh / Vinayak Chauth The Hajj to Mecca (until September 4 th ) (Hijri) Day of Arafa (Hijri) Samvatsari / Paryushan Parva ends / Daslakshan Parva begins

9 September 2017 Eid al-adha (1-4)(Hijri) Labour Day Anant Chaturdashi Farvardegan (SC) Dharma Day / Ullambana Anant Chaturdashi Ghost Festival Kshamavani / Daslakshan Parva ends Avalokitesvara Bodhisattva s Pravrajya / Buddhist Joy Day Orhtodox Nayrouz Powley day Sharad Navratri begins(8 days) Islamic New Year (Hijri) Rosh Hashana (21-22) Harvestide / Fall Equinox Ganesh Chaturthi Durgaashtami Vijaya Dashmi / Dassehra Yom Kippour Ashura (Hijri)

10 October Mid-Autumn Festival Sukkot (5-11) Kathina Ceremony / Pavarana Day Karva Chauth Thanksgiving Shimchat Torah (12-13) Birth of Baha u llah Diwali Lord Mahavir Nirvan / Diwali Bandi Chlor Divas New Year Enlightenment Day of Gautamswami Installation of the Guru Granth as Guru Birth of the Bab Gnan Panchami Halloween

11 November Samhain Dev Diwali Birth of Guru Nanak Remembrance Day Louis Riel Day Thanksgiving (US) Martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur Day of the Covenant Ascension of Abdu l-baha Eid-e-Shuja (Shia) Orthodox First Day of Advent Mawlid (Hijri) Maun Agiyaras

12 December First Day of Advent Mawlid (Shia) Bodhi Day Hanukkah (13-20) Birthday of Imam Agakhan Yule / Winter Solstice Christmas Day / Feast of the Nativity Boxing Day Zarathosht-nodisco (FC) 31 New Year s Eve

13 Religion Symbol Illustration of Symbol Aboriginal Spirituality The Medicine Wheel Baha i The Nine Point Star Buddhism The Dharma Wheel Christianity The Cross Hinduism The Aum Islam The Star and Crescent Symbol Jainism The Symbol of Ahimsa Judaism The Star Of David Shinto The Torii Gate Taoism The Yin Yang Wicca The Pentacle Zoroastrianism The Faravahar Sikhism The Khanda

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