2022 Provincial Stat Holidays

Payworks is your resource for current federal legislative payroll administration updates and provincial stat holiday information in Nova Scotia. Please refer to this link to see the industries and workplaces regulated by the CLC.

General holidays, also referred to as statutory or public 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 2022
New Year’s Day Jan 1 (observed on Mon, Jan 3)
Heritage Day Feb 21
Good Friday Apr 15
Canada Day Jul 1
First Monday in August* Aug 1
Labour Day Sep 5
Remembrance Day** Nov 11
Christmas Day Dec 25 (observed on Mon, Dec 26)
*Not a legislated public holiday, but some employers optionally grant their employees a day off.
**Regulated by separate act.