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2023 is right around the corner and that means new year, new… batch of holidays to load into Wagepoint!

All jokes aside, to set yourself up for a smooth payroll road ahead, be sure to load all the federal and provincial holidays before processing your first payroll for 2023 in the Company > Company holidays tab in Wagepoint.

👉 Get the step-by-step instructions for adding company holidays in Wagepoint for statutory holiday pay calculations.

We’ve listed the federal and provincial/territorial holidays for you below. Please review them carefully to remove any statutory holidays that don’t apply to your province in Wagepoint. If you’re ever unsure about which holidays are statutory, please reach out to your provincial labour board.

Federal statutory holidays.

New Year’s Day January 1

Observed on January 2
Good Friday April 7 
Victoria Day May 22 
Canada Day July 1

Observed on July 3
Labour Day September 4 
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30 

Observed on October 2

Thanksgiving October 9 
Remembrance Day November 11

Observed on November 13

Christmas Day December 25
Boxing Day December 26

Provincial/Territorial holidays.

3rd Monday in February
  • Louis Riel Day — Manitoba
  • Family Day — Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Saskatchewan 
  • Heritage Day — Nova Scotia
  • Islander Day — Prince Edward Island 
Friday before the last Sunday in February
  • Heritage Day — Yukon
June 21 (First day of summer) 
  • National Aboriginal Day —  Northwest Territories 
June 24
  • Québec’s National Day (St John the Baptist Day) — Québec 
July 9 
  • Nunavut Day — Nunavut 
Monday closest to July 12
  • Orangeman’s Day — Newfoundland and Labrador