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Victoria Day, public (statutory) holiday in Canada

In Canada, Monday, May 22, 2017 is recognized as a public (statutory) holiday known as Victoria Day, except in the Atlantic provinces.

 

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Victoria Day, public (statutory) holiday in Canada

Typically, employees do get Victoria Day off with regular pay or public holiday pay (depending on the province or territory of employment). In the event employees are required to work on the statutory holiday, the employee must be paid regular wages and get a substituted day off, with pay, at a later date (again, this depends on the province or territory of employment).

 

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Victoria Day, a public (statutory) holiday in some jurisdictions

On Monday May 19, 2014, most Canadians get a day off work with pay on what is called Victoria Day. In Quebec, it is called National Patriots’ Day.

 

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Ten things Canadian employers need to know about statutory holidays

Statutory holidays are days designated by government to mark special occasions or events. In Canada, there are several statutory holidays. Some are national and every province and territory observes the public holiday; some are provincial/territorial holidays, unique to a particular jurisdiction. Typically, a statutory holiday means that workers are entitled to take the day off without losing pay. But this is a general entitlement, with several exceptions and qualifications…

 

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Victoria Day, a public (statutory) holiday in some jurisdictions

On Monday May 20, 2013, most Canadians get a day off work with pay on what is called Victoria Day.

 

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Victoria Day, a public (statutory) holiday in some jurisdictions

On Monday May 21, 2012, most Canadians get a day off work with pay on what is called Victoria Day.

 

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May 23, 2011: Victoria Day, public holiday in some jurisdictions

Employees get a day off with regular pay or public holiday pay (depending on the province or territory of employment). If the employee is required to work on the holiday, the employee must be paid regular wages and get a substituted day off with pay at a later date (depending on the province or territory of employment).

 

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May 24, 2010: Victoria Day, public (statutory) holiday in some jurisdictions

Victoria Day, a public (statutory) holiday in some jurisdictions but not all…

 

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