Get ready for some long-weekend traffic annoyances but also some amazing sleep-in days.
There are 11 statutory holidays in BC to look forward to in 2023, where many workers will have the day off.
Others will earn that coveted stat pay for keeping things at their workplace on an even keel.
But despite what you may have been led to believe, there are several holidays in Canada that aren’t officially stats in British Columbia.
Easter Sunday and Easter Monday are not statutory holidays in BC.
Other days that aren’t stats? St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, or Boxing Day.
Daylight Saving Time in 2023 starts on Sunday, March 12 and ends on Sunday, November 5. Those days are not statutory holidays either.
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The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is a new statutory holiday in the province as of earlier this year. It falls on September 30 and was only a federally-regulated holiday previously.
Here are all the holidays for 2023 in BC.