Statutory Holidays in Nova Scotia in 2019

Nova Scotia Upcoming Statutory Holidays in Nova Scotia

Good Friday
Good Friday

19 April 2019 This Regional holiday is Today!. Good Friday occurs on the Friday before Easter. The day commemorates the Crucifixion of...

Canada Day
Canada Day

1 July 2019 This National holiday is in 73 days. Celebrates of the anniversary of the formation of the union of the British North Americ...

Labour Day
Labour Day

2 September 2019 This National holiday is in 136 days. The origins of Labour day in Canada can be traced back to a printer's revolt over worki...

Canada National and Regional Statutory holidays of Nova Scotia in 2019

Tuesday January 01 New Year's Day
Monday February 18 Nova Scotia Heritage Day 3rd Monday in February
Friday April 19 Good Friday Friday before Easter Sunday. Statutory, except in Quebec where Easter Monday can be taken as alternative
Sunday May 12 Mother's Day 2nd Sunday in May. Not a public holiday
Sunday June 16 Father's Day 3rd Sunday in June. Not a public holiday
Monday July 01 Canada Day
Monday September 02 Labour Day First Monday in September
Monday October 14 Thanksgiving 2nd Monday in October. Designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia
Wednesday December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday December 26 Boxing Day Non-Statutory and Designated retail closing day in Nova Scotia


National Holiday Regional Holiday Not a Public Holiday


  • 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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