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Workforce: Manitoba Statutory Holidays

Legislation: Holidays Empl. Standards Code Lab. Relations Act W. Safety & Health Act

There are eight general holidays throughout the year:

  • New Year's Day, January 1
  • Louis Riel Day (3rd Monday in February)
  • Good Friday
  • Victoria Day, the Monday preceding May 25
  • Canada Day, July 1
  • Labour Day, first Monday in September
  • Thanksgiving Day, second Monday in October
  • Christmas Day, December 25

Individual employers may grant additional days and collective agreements may include additional days off.

Note:  Remembrance Day (November 11) is not a General Holiday under Manitoba labour legislation, however most industries in Manitoba are not allowed to operate that day, with some specified exceptions.

Source: Manitoba Labour and Immigration Employment Standards Branch

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