Newfoundland and Labrador Statutory Holidays 2023
Newfoundland and Labrador is the easternmost province on the Canadian map and is composed of the island of Newfoundland and a larger mainland sector, Labrador. On March 31, 1949, Newfoundland and Labrador joined the Canadian Confederation as its tenth and final province. The initial name for the province was on as “Newfoundland” only. On December 6, 2001, with a Constitution amendment, the province’s name changed to Newfoundland and Labrador.
The following is a list of designated Paid Holidays for 2023 in Newfoundland and Labrador or Newfoundland and Labrador Statutory Holidays 2023.
|New Year’s Day||Sunday, January 1|
|St. Patrick’s Day||Monday, March 20|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7|
|St. George’s Day||Monday, April 24|
|Victoria Day||Monday, May 22|
|June holiday||Monday, June 26|
|Memorial Day (Canada Day)||Saturday, July 1|
|Orangeman’s Day||Monday, July 10|
|Labour Day||Monday, September 4|
|National Day for Truth and Reconciliation||Saturday, September 30|
|Thanksgiving Day||Monday, October 9|
|Remembrance Day||Saturday, November 11|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 25|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday, December 26|
One additional day in each year that, in the opinion of the Permanent Head, is recognized to be a civic holiday in the area in which the employee is employed. If no civic holiday is provided, the employee shall be granted an additional day at a time to be determined by the Permanent Head.
Employees working in continuous operations and/or in shift operations will have paid holidays on days designated by the Permanent Head of their Department.