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Nova Scotia

Government and Business Resources

Minimum Wage Legislation

  • $ 15.20 Per Hour

Overtime Calculations

  • Time + 1/2 after 48 hours a week

Stat Holidays



New Year’s Day

Jan 1 

Heritage Day

Feb 19

Good Friday

Mar 29

Canada Day

Jul 1

First Monday in August*

Aug 5

Labour Day

Sep 2

Remembrance Day**

Nov 11

Christmas Day

Dec 25

*Not a legislated public holiday, but some employers optionally grant their employees a day off.
**Regulated by separate act.

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