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2024 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 2024 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
Good Friday March 29 
Victoria Day May 20 
Canada Day July 1


Labour Day September 2 
National Day for Truth and Reconciliation September 30 
Thanksgiving October 14 
Remembrance Day November 11
Christmas Day December 25
Boxing Day December 26

Provincial/Territorial holidays.

3rd Monday in February
  • Louis Riel Day — Manitoba
  • Family Day — Alberta, British Columbia, New Brunswick, 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 Indigenous Peoples Day —  Northwest Territories, Yukon 
June 24
  • Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day and the National Day of Québec
July 9 
  • Nunavut Day — Nunavut 
Monday closest to July 12
  • Orangeman’s Day — Newfoundland and Labrador 
First Monday in August 
  • Civic Holiday – Alberta, British Columbia, Saskatchewan, Ontario, New Brunswick, Nunavut