Today is Discovery Day

Posted by on Monday, June 26, 2017
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Discovery Day is celebrated in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the nearest Monday to June 24.

The day remembers Giovanni Caboto’s (also known as John Cabot) discovery of the province’s island portion.

Discovery Day is a paid holiday for government employees in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Banks and other financial institutions are closed today.

This day is not to be confused with Yukon’s Discovery Day, which is also known as Klondike Gold Discovery Day.

The Team

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