Holiday and Retail Closing Day Charts

Holiday and Retail Closing Day Charts : NS Labour and Advanced Education, Employment Rights

Tableaux des jours fériés payés

Find out who is entitled to a paid holiday or how to calculate the benefit.

The Remembrance Day holiday is governed by the Remembrance Day Act. Some employees may be entitled to a benefit.

 


Designated retail closing days in Nova Scotia

Closing Day
Date 2017
New Year’s Day January 1, 2017
Nova Scotia Heritage Day February 20, 2017
Good Friday April 14, 2017
Easter Sunday April 16, 2017
Canada Day July 1, 2017
Labour Day September 4, 2017
Thanksgiving Day October 9, 2017
Christmas Day December 25, 2017
Boxing Day December 26, 2017

Jours désignés de fermeture des commerces de détail en Nouvelle-Écosse

For more information on retail closing days, please see our Guide to the Code.

 

Non-statutory holidays

Some days are commonly recognized as holidays but are not paid holidays under the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Code. Employers may agree to provide their employees with additional paid holidays and the Labour Standards Division could enforce such an agreement.

 

Non Statutory Holiday
Date 2017
Easter Monday April 17, 2017
Victoria Day May 22, 2017
Natal Day August 7, 2017
Thanksgiving Day October 9, 2017
Boxing Day December 26, 2017