University & Statutory Holidays
2017/2018 Holiday Schedule
The University will be observing the following days as holidays and special vacation days in 2017/2018 for those employees who are not scheduled to work on weekends:
The following statutory holidays will be observed on the dates they fall:
|Louis Riel Day||Monday, February 20, 2017|
|Good Friday||Friday, April 14, 2017|
|Victoria Day||Monday, May 22, 2017|
|Canada Day||Friday, June 30, 2017|
|Terry Fox Day||Monday, August 7, 2017|
|Labour Day||Monday, September 4, 2017|
|Thanksgiving Day||Monday, October 9, 2017|
The Christmas - New Year Break will be as follows:
|Remembrance Day||Friday, December 22, 2017|
|Two 1/2 Day Holidays||N/A|
|Christmas Day||Monday, December 25, 2017|
|Boxing Day||Tuesday, December 26, 2017|
|Floating Holiday||Wednesday, December 27, 2017|
|Vacation Day #1||Thursday, December 28, 2017|
|Vacation Day #2||Friday, December 29, 2017|
|New Years Day||Monday, January 1, 2018|
|Vacation Day #3||Tuesday, January 2, 2018|
|Return to Work||Wednesday, January 3, 2018|
- The days that are noted as Vacation Day #1, Vacation Day #2, and Vacation Day #3 are to be taken as days off with pay (charged against the three (3) days of Christmas - New Year's Vacation Entitlement) for those who qualify for the Christmas - New Year's vacation days unless the employee is required to carry out normal or specifically assigned duties on those days. Please confirm any arrangements for employees to work on these days through Bryan Ward at 204-786-9133. In these instances, overtime rates will not apply and the vacation day(s) shall be rescheduled. The Floating Holiday is observed in lieu of Easter Monday and is carried forward to occur during the Christmas - New Year's vacation.
- Hourly paid employees are not eligible for the 3 days of Christmas - New Year's vacation entitlement, regardless of the number of days worked prior to the break.
- Salaried employees (those continuing or sessional employees with a regular fixed number of hours per week) are entitled to the 3 days of Christmas - New Year's vacation.
- Full-time Term employees in positions of eight months or greater and part-time (1/2 time or greater) employees in positions of 12 months or greater are entitled to the 3 days of Christmas - New Year's vacation.
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