Discovery Day in the Yukon

Posted by on Sunday, August 14, 2016

Monday August 15, 2016 is Discovery Day in the Yukon.

Discovery Day is a public holiday on the third Monday in August commemorating the anniversary of the discovery of gold in 1896, which started the Klondike Gold Rush.


For employment in Yukon if a general holiday falls on a day that is a non-working day for an employee, the employee is entitled to and shall be granted a holiday with pay on the working day immediately following the general holiday.

The Team

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