The Civic Holiday is celebrated on the first Monday of August and it's a public holiday in some provinces and territories. The Civic Holiday is not a statutory holiday although it's a day off for many employees across the country. It is known by many names in different provinces and municipalities. It's called Regatta Day in Newfoundland, Terry Fox Day in MB, Saskatchewan Day in SK, British Columbia Day in BC, Natal Day in Nova Scotia and PEI, Simcoe Day in Toronto, New Brunswick Day in New Brunswick, Colonel By Day in Ottawa, Heritage Day in Alberta and Joseph Brant Day in Burlington, ON. It is called Benjamin Vaughan day in the City of Vaughan, Ontario.