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November 22, 2013

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

Public Advisory: 2014 Shops Closing Holidays

The public is advised that under authority of the Shops Closing Act, the following days are to be observed as holidays during the 2014 calendar year:

Holiday Date of Observance
New Year’s Day* Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Good Friday* Friday, April 18, 2014
Easter Sunday Sunday, April 20, 2014
Victoria Day Monday, May 19, 2014
Memorial/Canada Day* Tuesday, July 1, 2014
Labour Day* Monday, September 1, 2014
Thanksgiving Day Monday, October 13, 2014
Remembrance Day* Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Christmas Day* Thursday, December 25, 2014
Boxing Day Friday, December 26, 2014

* 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 email kclements@gov.nl.ca

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Media contact:
Luke Joyce
Director of Communications
Department of Justice
709-729-6985, 725-4165

2013 11 22                                     12:05 p.m.

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