In Newfoundland and Labrador, Discovery Day is celebrated on the nearest Monday to June 24. This year, Discovery Day falls on Monday, June 26, 2017. While Discovery Day is a paid holiday for government employees in the province, it is not a statutory (public) holiday under the Labour Standards Act.
Discovery Day is celebrated in the province of Newfoundland and Labrador on the nearest Monday to June 24 and this year falls on Monday June 22, 2015.
This year, the first Monday in August, also called Civic Holiday, among other names, depending on the province or territory, falls on Monday, August 4. However, is it a public holiday?