Nova Scotia Statutory Holidays 2023
The table below shows the list of Public holidays in Nova Scotia or Nova Scotia Statutory Holidays 2023, there are 6 stat holidays in 2023.
|New Year’s Day||Sunday, January 1|
|Nova Scotia Heritage Day||Monday, February 20|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 7|
|Easter Monday*||Monday, April 10|
|Canada Day||Saturday, July 1|
|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|
* Not a public holiday in Nova Scotia, but these are designated retail closing days in Nova Scotia. Non-Statutory Holidays are commonly recognized as holidays but are not paid holidays under the Nova Scotia Labour Standards Code. Employers may agree to provide their employees with additional paid holidays and the Labour Standards Division could enforce such an agreement.
**The Remembrance Day holiday is governed by the Remembrance Day Act and some employees may be entitled to a benefit in Nova Scotia.
*** National Day for Truth and Reconciliation* is not a provincial holiday in Nova Scotia, but its a paid holiday for Federal employees