Statutory Holidays and Winter Closure

Effective January 1, 2019, changes to the Employment Standards Code (ESC) will apply to all employees under the NASA collective agreement.The ESC will supersede the NASA collective agreement in areas where the agreement falls below the minimum employment standards. In all other circumstances, the existing collective agreement will prevail until a new agreement is negotiated. For a summary of the new changes and updates to the existing employment standards visit Employment Standards Act - Updates.


New Year's Day, Alberta Family Day, Good Friday, Easter Monday, Victoria Day, Canada Day, Heritage Day (Civic Holiday), Labour Day, Thanksgiving Day, Remembrance Day, and Christmas Day will be paid holidays. Over Winter Closure employees will normally be entitled to four days off during the regular work week period, December 26 to December 31 inclusive.

Following are upcoming paid holidays:

Holiday

Date

Alberta Family Day Monday, February 15, 2021
Good Friday Friday, April 2, 2021
Easter Monday Monday, April 5, 2021
Victoria Day Monday, May 24, 2021
Canada Day Thursday July 1, 2021
Heritage Day (Civic) Monday, August 2, 2021
Labour Day Monday, September 6, 2021
Thanksgiving  Monday, October 11, 2021
Remembrance Day Thursday, November 11, 2021
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25, 2020*
Winter Closure From Monday, December 27, 2021 to Monday, January 3, 2022
New Year's Day Saturday, January 1, 2022**

*As the Christmas Day paid holiday fall on a Saturday, it will be recognized on Monday, December 27, 2021 in lieu.

**As the New Year's Day paid holiday fall on a Saturday, it will be recognized on Monday, January 3, 2022 in lieu.

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