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Canada Federal Services Will Not Observe Manitoba's New Louis Riel Public Holiday

Source: Winipeg Free Press
Posted on Friday, November 2, 2007


Manitoba's federal government employees will not get the day off on the occasion of Manitoba's new provincial public holiday, Louis Riel Day.

This also applies to workers in the many federally-regulated industries, though the major banks, despite being federally-regulated, said they would give their employees the day off with pay.

The third Monday of February was recently made into a provincial public holiday, called Louis Riel Day, in Canada's province of Manitoba (2007-09-26).


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