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Monday, May 19th, 2014 – Victoria Day Statutory Holiday

Victoria Day is a Canadian statutory holiday which honours Queen Victoria’s birthday and is celebrated each year on the Monday preceding May 25th. Also known as Patriots Day in Quebec, Victoria Day is considered a statutory holiday across Canada for all federally regulated employees and for all other employees in every province with the exception of NB,NL,NS and PEI.

Fun Fact…

Victoria Day is also commonly referred to as “May two-four” and it typically marks the unofficial start of the cottage season where cases of beer have been rumoured to have been consumed. Whether the “two-four” refers to the quantity of beer in a case or the fact that Queen Victoria’s birthday was actually May 24, 1819, we all enjoy having an extra long weekend!

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