With the recent 2017-18 Budget announcement, programs and services affected will be updated shortly. Posted March 22, 2017

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A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

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List of Saskatchewan Public Holidays

There are 10 public (statutory) holidays per year in Saskatchewan. Below, find the annual list of Saskatchewan public holidays including the date they will be observed on each year. For most employees, these are days off with pay. Some employees may be required to work and special wage rates would apply.

2016
Public Holiday Will Be Observed On
New Year's Day January 1
Family Day February 15
Good Friday March 25
Victoria Day May 23
Canada Day July 1
Saskatchewan Day August 1
Labour Day September 5
Thanksgiving Day October 10
Remembrance Day November 11
Christmas Day December 26*

*As per Section 29 of The Employment Standards Regulations, if your establishment is normally open on a Sunday, Christmas is observed on Sunday, December 25th. If your establishment is normally closed on Sunday, Christmas is observed on Monday, December 26th.

2017 
Public Holiday  Will Be Observed On
New Year's Day January 2*
Family Day February 20
Good Friday April 14 
Victoria Day May 22
Canada Day July 1
Saskatchewan Day August 7
Labour Day September 4
Thanksgiving Day October 9
Remembrance Day November 11
Christmas Day December 25

*As per Section 29 of The Employment Standards Regulations, if your establishment is normally open on a Sunday, New Year's Day is observed on Sunday, January 1st. If your establishment is normally closed on Sunday, New Year's Day is observed on Monday, January 2nd.

2018
Public Holiday  Will Be Observed On
New Year's Day January 1
Family Day February 19
Good Friday March 30
Victoria Day May 21
Canada Day July 1
Saskatchewan Day August 6
Labour Day September 3
Thanksgiving Day October 8
Remembrance Day November 12*
Christmas Day December 25

*As per Section 29 of The Employment Standards Regulations, if your establishment is normally open on a Sunday, Remembrance Day is observed on Sunday, November 11th. If your establishment is normally closed on Sunday, Remembrance Day is observed on Monday, November 12th.

The Director of Employment Standards may authorize that a public holiday be observed on a specified working day other than the public holiday.  

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