2017 Provincial Stat Holidays

Payworks is your resource for current federal legislative payroll administration updates and provincial stat holiday information in Nova Scotia.

General holidays, also referred to as statutory or "stat" holidays, are federally or provincially legislated holidays where employees in Nova Scotia receive a day off, a day off with pay or compensation in lieu of time off.

Nova Scotia

Holiday 2017
New Year’s Day Jan 1
New Year’s Day (in lieu) Jan 2
Heritage Day Feb 20
Good Friday Apr 14
Canada Day Jul 1
Canada Day (in lieu) Jul 3
Labour Day Sep 4
*Remembrance Day Nov 11
Christmas Day Dec 25
*Regulated by separate act