The following is a list of designated Paid Holidays for 2023 and the dates which they will be observed by employees working daily hours Monday-Friday.
Newfoundland and Labrador Public Holidays 2023
|January – 2||Monday||New Year’s Day (Observed Day)|
|March – 20||Monday||St. Patrick’s Day|
|April – 7||Friday||Good Friday|
|April – 24||Monday||St. George’s Day|
|May – 22||Monday||Victoria Day|
|June – 26||Monday||June Holiday *|
|July – 3||Monday||Memorial Day
|July – 10||Monday||Orangeman’s Day|
|September – 4||Monday||Labour Day|
|October – 2||Monday||National Day for Truth and Reconciliation **|
|October – 9||Monday||Thanksgiving Day|
|November – 13||Monday||Armistice Day (Remembrance Day)|
|December – 25||Monday||Christmas|
|December – 26||Tuesday||Boxing Day|
Special Rules for Public Holidays in Newfoundland and Labrador –
- One (1) 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.
- Hospital and institutional support staff may be given five extra days paid leave when they are awarded nine designated holidays. The schedule of designated holidays rests solely with the Employer or as prescribed by collective agreement. These Designated Holidays are New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Victoria (Commonwealth) Day, Memorial Day, Labour Day, Armistice (Remembrance) Day, Christmas Day, Boxing Day and one civic holiday.
- Government Note : 2023 Paid Holidays