November 3, 2014
The following is being distributed at the request of the Labour Relations Agency:
Public Advisory: 2015 Shop 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 2015 calendar year:
|Holiday||Date of Observance|
|New Year's Day*||Thursday, January 1, 2015|
|Good Friday*||Friday, April 3, 2015|
|Easter Sunday||Sunday, April 5, 2015|
|Victoria Day||Monday, May 18, 2015|
|Memorial/Canada Day*||Wednesday, July 1, 2015|
|Labour Day*||Monday, September 7, 2015|
|Thanksgiving Day||Monday, October 12, 2015|
|Remembrance Day*||Wednesday, November 11, 2015|
|Christmas Day*||Friday, December 25, 2015|
|Boxing Day||Saturday, December 26, 2015|
* Paid holidays
In addition, the Shops Closing Act sets the following for observance as holidays:
- In the City of St. John’s, the day determined as Regatta Day;
- In the Town of Harbour Grace, the day determined as Regatta Day; and
- In any other municipality, the day fixed by the council as a civic holiday therein.
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 email@example.com
Director of Communications
2014 11 03 11:25 a.m.