4th Session, 42nd Legislature
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THE ORANGE SHIRT DAY STATUTORY HOLIDAY ACT (VARIOUS ACTS AMENDED)
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The definition "general holiday" in subsection 21(1) of The Employment Standards Code is amended by adding the following after clause (e):
(e.1) Orange Shirt Day (September 30);
Subsection 23(1) of The Interpretation Act is amended by adding the following after item 6:
September 30, known as "Orange Shirt Day"
The preamble of The Orange Shirt Day Act is amended by adding the following after the fourth paragraph:
AND WHEREAS the Government of Canada has created a federal statutory holiday on September 30 to honour First Nations, Inuit and Metis survivors and their families and communities;
This Act comes into force on the day it receives royal assent.