Fraser Valley – The Day of Mourning is Sunday April 28. The BC Federation of Labour notes that in 2018, 187 workers died at work or from work-related illnesses. It’s a day for sombre reflection, but also a collective call to action. From their website:”We must do more to protect BC workers”
Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning. As workers, families, employers, and communities come together at ceremonies held around the province to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease, let’s renew our commitment to creating healthy and safe workplaces.
In the Fraser Valley, there are three ceremonies (NOTE DAYS AND TIMES):
Sunday, April 28th,10:30 AM, Central Park, 45943 Victoria Ave. Chilliwack.
Monday, April 29th 10:00 am, Mission Public Works Yard, 33835 Dewdney Trunk Rd. Mission.
Friday, April 26th, 10:30 am Abbotsford City Hall – Civic Plaza 32315 South Fraser Way