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November 6, 2012

The following is being distributed at the request of the Labour Relations Agency:

Public Advisory: 2013 Shops Closing Holidays

The public is advised that the following days are to be observed as holidays during the 2013 calendar year. These are noted under the authority and provisions of The Shops Closing Act.

Holiday Date of Observance
New Year’s Day* Tuesday, January 1, 2013
Good Friday* Friday, March 29, 2013
Easter Sunday Sunday, March 31, 2013
Victoria Day Monday, May 20, 2013
Memorial/Canada Day* Monday, July 1, 2013
Labour Day* Monday, September 2, 2013
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 14, 2013
Remembrance Day* Monday, November 11, 2013
Christmas Day* Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Boxing Day Thursday, December 26, 2013

*Paid holidays

In addition, The Shops Closing Act sets the following for observance as holidays:

The Shops Closing Act requires that all shops, other than those defined as exempt shops, be closed on the above holidays.

For further information, please call 709-729-2742, toll-free 1-877-563-1063 or e-mail kclements@gov.nl.ca

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Media contact:
Tansy Mundon
Director of Communications
Department of Justice
709-729-6985, 693-1865

2012 11 06                       12:05 p.m.

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