Nova Scotia Public Holidays 2024

The table below shows the list of statutory holidays in Nova Scotia or Nova Scotia Public Holidays 2024

Event 2024 Holiday
New Year’s Day Monday, January 1
Nova Scotia Heritage Day Monday, February 19
Good Friday Friday, March 29
Easter Monday* Monday, April 1
Canada Day Monday, July 1
Labour Day Monday, September 2
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation*** Monday, September 30
Thanksgiving Day* Monday, October 14
Remembrance Day** Monday, November 11
Christmas Day Wednesday, 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

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