Office Hours

Provincial government office hours during the summer are 8:00 am to 4:00 pm as of Monday, May 28, 2018.

Provincial government office hours during winter are 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. The dates of summer hours are determined by Executive Council after consultation with the union.

Designated Holidays

Provincial government offices are closed on these designated holidays as defined by the UPSE Collective Agreement.

  • New Year's Day
  • Islander Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Victoria Day
  • Canada Day
  • Gold Cup Parade Day or civic holiday on the first Monday in August, depending on office location.
  • Labour Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Remembrance Day*
  • Christmas Eve afternoon (4 hours)
  • Christmas Day
  • Boxing Day

*If the statutory holiday falls on the weekend, offices will be closed the following Monday in recognition of the holiday.


Published date: 
June 1, 2018