2016 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 2016
New Year's Day Jan 1
Heritage Day Feb 15
Good Friday Mar 25
Canada Day Jul 1
Labour Day Sep 5
*Remembrance Day Nov 11
Christmas Day Dec 25
Christmas Day (in lieu) Dec 26
*Regulated by separate act