Statutory Holidays in Nova Scotia in 2019

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Nova Scotia List of Holidays in Nova Scotia in 2019

Day Date Holiday Name Type Comments
Tuesday Tue New Year's Day Statutory Holiday
Monday Mon Nova Scotia Heritage Day Regional Holiday 3rd Monday in February
Friday Fri Good Friday Regional Holiday Statutory, except in Quebec
Sunday Sun Mother's Day Not A Public Holiday
Sunday Sun Father's Day Not A Public Holiday 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday Mon Canada Day Statutory Holiday National Day
Monday Mon Labour Day Statutory Holiday First Monday in September
Monday Mon Thanksgiving Not A Public Holiday 2nd Monday in October
Wednesday Wed Christmas Day Statutory Holiday
Thursday Thu Boxing Day Regional Holiday


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