The first Monday of August is a holiday for people in many parts of Canada. It is a statutory holiday in some provinces and territories but in others it has another legal status.

British Columbia (British Columbia Day)
New Brunswick (New Brunswick Day)
Northwest Territories
Alberta (Heritage Day)
Manitoba (Terry Fox Day)
Newfoundland and Labrador
Nova Scotia (Natal Day)
Ontario ( Simcoe Day for Toronto or Colonel By Day for ottawa)
Prince Edward Island (Natal Day).