|When is Family Day in 2017?|
The date of Family Day in 2017, widely celebrated in Canada, is on Monday, February 20th.
|What is Family Day?|
Family Day is annually observed on the third Monday of February in the Canadian provinces of Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario. Canadians commemorate the importance of their families on this special day. The holiday was first celebrated in 1990 in the province of Alberta and was later adopted by Saskatchewan in 2007 and Ontatio in 2008. A couple of years later, the government of British Columbia adopted Family Day but chose to celebrate it on the second Monday in February instead of on the typical third Monday of February.