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Statutory Holidays in Nova Scotia in 2018

Nova Scotia Upcoming Statutory Holidays in Nova Scotia

Labour Day
Labour Day

3 September 2018 This National holiday is in 46 days. The origins of Labour day in Canada can be traced back to a printer's revolt over worki...

Christmas Day
Christmas Day

25 December 2018 This National holiday is in 159 days. The day celebrates the Nativity of Jesus, the date which according to tradition took pl...

New Year's Day
New Year's Day

1 January 2019 This National holiday is in 166 days. New Years Day is a public holiday in all countries that observe the Gregorian calendar,...

Canada National and Regional Statutory holidays of Nova Scotia in 2018

DayDateHolidayComments
Monday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday February 19 Nova Scotia Heritage Day 3rd Monday in February
Friday March 30 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative
Sunday May 13 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday June 17 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Sunday July 01 Canada Day Nova Scotia
Monday September 03 Labour Day First Monday in September
Monday October 08 Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in October. Designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia
Tuesday December 25 Christmas Day
Wednesday December 26 Boxing Day Non-Statutory and Designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia

Key

National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday

Notes

  • In Canada, public holidays are known as statutory holidays
  • The Remembrance Day holiday is governed by the Remembrance Day Act. Some employees may be entitled to a benefit.

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