Day of Mourning – April 28, 2013

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Each year the Labour Movement remembers those killed and injured on the job and resolves to fight for safer working conditions for all.

The Day of Mourning was recognized by Parliament in 1991 and since spread across the globe. Download a three page History of The Day of Mourning here.

For events near you see below or download as a PDF file:


 April 26 10:00 AM City of Courtenay Courtenay City Hall(830 Cliffe Avenue,   Courtenay) Courtenay
April 26 10:30 AM City of Abbotsford, WCB Civic Plaza32315 South Fraser Way (North   Side) Abbotsford
April 26 10:30 AM WCB, B.C. Federation of   Labour, Business Council of B.C. New Vancouver Convention   Centre(1055 Canada Place) Vancouver
April 26 12:00 PM North Okanagan Labour   Council, WCB, B.C. Government Employees’ Union Ben Lee Park(at Franklin and Houghton, near   the water park) Kelowna
April 26 7:30 AM CUPE 402 &City of Surrey City Works Yard(6645 148 St., Surrey) Surrey
April 28 10:00 AM Victoria Labour Council Spirit Stage in Centennial   Square(#1 Centennial Square

Douglas St & Pandora Ave)

April 28 10:00 AM Nanaimo, Duncan &   District Labour Council Woodworkers’ Memorial Park(near Kaatza Museum) Lake Cowichan
April 28 10:00 AM PPWC Local 18 Memorial Rock(beside Town Hall

1 Mackenzie Blvd, Mackenzie)

April 28 10:30 AM B.C. Federation of Labour;   VDLC & NWDLC Garry Point Steveston
April 28 11:00 AM Kitimat, Terrace &   District Labour Council Begins at Terrace RCMP   detachmentand ends at Memorial site

(on Paul Clark Drive)

April 28 11:00 AM Shuswap Columbia Labour   Council Marine Park(750 Marine Park Drive NE) Salmon Arm
April 28 11:00 AM Sunshine Coast Labour Council Dougall Park516 Gower Point Rd Gibsons
April 28 12:00 PM North Central Labour Council,   WCB Workers’ Memorial Statue   (PatriciaBoulevard and Queensway   Street) Prince George
April 28 12:00 PM BC Fish Harvesters   Association, UFAWU-CAW Net Needle Memorial, Garry   Point(Steveston) Richmond
April 28 1:00 PM Nanaimo, Duncan &   District Labour Council Pioneer Waterfront Plaza   (intersection ofFront St & Bastion St) Nanaimo
April 28 1:00 Kitimat, Terrace &   District Labour Council Coughlin Memorial ParkMeet at City Hall – Fire Hall   Parking Lot

Followed by a walking   procession to the memorial site at Coughlin Park

April 28 4:00 PM Nanaimo, Duncan &   District Labour Council Parksville City Hall (rear of   building)100 E. Jensen Parksville
April 28 3:00 PM Kamloops and District Labour   Council, WCB St. Andrews on the Square   (159Seymour Street) Kamloops
April 28 11:00 AM United Steelworkers; Local   1-425 City Hall (next to the   Cenotaph)450 Mart Street Williams Lake
April 28 11:00 AM United Steelworkers’ Local   480 Begins at Steel Workers’   Union Hall, then ceremony will take place at the Workers’ Monument (across   from the arena) Trail
April 29 11:00 AM Workers Memorial site(477 Stuart Drive West) Fort St. James


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