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BC FORUM Recommended Event

Name of Event:

2013 National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job

When:

April 28th (As April 28th falls on a Sunday this year, some events are taking place on Friday, April 26 - see notice below.)

Where:

Events will be taking place around the province. Click on the links below for details for your community.

Details:

DayOfMourning2013

Steveston - co-sponsored by the BC Federation of Labour, the Vancouver District Labour Council and the New Westminster Labour Council. Sunday, April 28 at 10:30 am.

Click here to download the poster.

2013 Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job

APRIL 26TH EVENTS

Municipality

Date & Time

Organization

Location

Abbotsford

April 26
@ 10:30 am

City of Abbotsford, WCB

Abbotsford Civic Plaza
32315 South Fraser Way (north side)

Courtenay

April 26
@ 10:00 am

City of Courtenay

Courtenay City Hall,
830 Cliffe Avenue, Courtenay

Kelowna

April 26
@ 12 noon

North Okanagan Labour Council, WCB, BC GEU

Ben Lee Park,
Franklin & Houghton
near Water Park

Surrey

April 26
@ 7:30 am

City of Surrey & CUPE Local 402

Surrey City Works Yard,
6645 148 Street, Surrey, BC

Vancouver

April 26
@ 10:30 am

WCB, BC Federation of Labour, Business Council of BC

New Vancouver Convention Centre,
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

APRIL 28TH EVENTS

Gibsons

April 28
@ 11:00 am

Sunshine Coast Labour Council

Dougall Park,
516 Gower Point Road, Gibsons

Kamloops

April 28
@ 3:00 pm

Kamloops & District Labour Council, WCB

St. Andrews on the Square,
159 Seymour Street, Kamloops

Kitimat

April 28
@ 1:00 pm

Kitimat, Terrace & District Labour Council

Coughlin Memorial Park; meet at City Hall, Fire Hall parking lot, followed by a walking procession to the Memorial Site at Coughlin Park

Lake Cowichan

April 28
@ 10:00 am

Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council

Woodworkers’ Memorial Park
(near Kaatza Museum), Lake Cowichan

Mackenzie

April 28
@ 10:00 am

PPWC Local 18

Memorial Rock beside Town Hall,
1 Mackenzie Boulevard, Mackenzie

Nanaimo

April 28 @
1:00 pm

Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council

Pioneer Waterfront Plaza,
intersection of Front St. & Bastion St., Nanaimo

Parksville

April 28
@ 4:00 pm

Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council

Parksville City Hall,
rear of building, 100 E. Jensen, Parksville

Prince George

April 28
@ 12 noon

North Central Labour Council, WCB

Workers’ Memorial Statue,
Patricia Boulevard and Queensway Street, Prince George

Richmond

April 28
@ 12 noon

BC Fish Harvesters Association, UFAWU-CAW

Net Needle Memorial Park,
Garry Point Park, Steveston

Salmon Arm

April 28
@ 11:00 am

Shuswap Columbia Labour Council

Marine Park,
750 Marine Park Drive NE, Salmon Arm

Steveston

April 28
@ 10:30 am

BC Federation of Labour; Vancouver District Labour Council; New Westminster & District Labour Council

Garry Point Park, Steveston

Terrace

April 28
@ 11:00 am

Kitimat, Terrace & District Labour Council

Begins at Terrace RCMP Detachment and ends at Memorial Site (on Paul Clark Drive)

Trail

April 28
@ 11:00 am

United Steelworkers Local 480

Begins at Steelworkers Union Hall, then ceremony will take place at the Workers’ Monument (across from the arena)

Williams Lake

April 28
@ 11:00 am

United Steelworkers Local 1-425

City Hall, next to the Cenotaph, 450 Mart Street, Williams Lake

Victoria

April 28
@ 10:00 am

Victoria Labour Council

Spirit Stage in Centennial Square, Douglas & Pandora Avenue

APRIL 29TH EVENTS

Fort St. James

April 29
@ 11:00 am

Workers Memorial Site, 477 Stuart Drive West, Fort St. James

 

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