Day of Mourning Ceremonies 2021

August 4, 2021

Atlantic Region

Newfoundland

Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour

Video statement.
https://www.facebook.com/NLFED 

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Federation of Labour

Video statement.
https://www.facebook.com/NSfedlabour

New Brunswick

Moncton District Labour Council

The MDLC Executive will meet at the monument downtown on April 25th to lay roses. They will take photos and video and post it on the MDLC Facebook page on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.
https://www.facebook.com/Monctonlabour

In Saint John, an event is planned at the Day of mourning Monument (due to COVID, invite only).

In Edmunston, flowers and a poster of the canary in the cage will be laid at the Monument (due to COVID, invite only).

Ontario Region

Brantford & District Labour Council

Video message.
http://www.brantforddistrictlabourcouncil.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/Brantford-District-LabourCouncil-277686715582671
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Roxanne Bond, 519-209-2154

Chatham-Kent Labour Council

Video message.
https://www.kent.net/cklc
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Jordan McGrail, mcgjord@gmail.com

Durham Region Labour Council

Zoom and Facebook Live event.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83326336051
https://www.facebook.com/events/743461809691851
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Katy Brennan, durhamlc@durhamlabour.ca, 905-579-5188

Guelph & District Labour Council

Virtual event.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82834608390 
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 5:00 p.m.
Contact: Jen Hesch, jennilynncda@gmail.com

Kenora & District Labour Council

Video message.
https://www.facebook.com/Kenoradistrictlabourcouncil/
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Cindy Hayward, kenoralabourcouncil@gmail.com

Kingston and District Labour Council

Posting videos to Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/407194632665747
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Chris Snooks, kingstonlabourcouncil@gmail.com

Lanark and District Labour Council

Posting video on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/LanarkLabourCouncil
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 7:00 a.m.
Contact: Harvé Cavanagh, hervecavanagh@hotmail.com

Leeds and Grenville Labour Council

Sharing video on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/LGlabour
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Jim Roy, leedsandgrenvillelabourcouncil@gmail.com

London & District Labour Council

Join Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86337281302?pwd=Y2ZlYWttdU5oT3FrUU0xL09lS2psQT09
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Steve Holmes, hockeysteve@rogers.com

Niagara Regional Labour Council

Video message.
https://www.facebook.com/niagaralabour/
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Lou Ann Binning, nrlc.clc@gmail.com

Northumberland Labour Council

Zoom event.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88310874051
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Contact: northumberlandlc@outlook.com

North Bay and District Labour Council

Hybrid virtual live on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/NorthBayLabour
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 10:45 a.m.
Contact: Henri Giroux, hgiroux1@hotmail.com, 1-705-471-7746 or Ian Mizzi, mizziian0@gmail.com
Website:  www.northbaylabour.ca

Oakville and District Labour Council

Posting video to Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/odlc.co
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Samantha Richardson, srichardson@uwhh.ca 

Ottawa & District Labour Council

Join Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_N9ZFmUnNRUC72frli7inXg
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 12:30 p.m.
Contact: Jennifer Moore, jennifer@ottawalabour.org

Peel Regional Labour Council

Join Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84114738714?pwd=azZYSHZkcnl2RzNFZ090VmgrekdWdz09
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Jennifer Vigneault, 905-696-7444

Peterborough and District Labour Council

Facebook Live event.
https://www.facebook.com/ptbolabour/
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 10:45 a.m.
Contact: Stephanie Levesque, ptbolabour@gmail.com

Renfrew and District Labour Council

Posting video on Facebook.
https://www.facebook.com/renfrewlabourcouncil
Wednesday, April 28, 2021, 7:00 a.m.
Contact: Michael Wright, mikeandlizwright@me.com

St. Thomas & District Labour Council

Video message.
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1488614627964117
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Joe Mountenay, jmtech94@yahoo.ca

Toronto & York Region Labour Council

York Region Virtual Event, 11:00 a.m.
https://www.labourcouncil.ca/day_of_mourning_ceremonies_2021_york_region
Toronto Virtual Event, 12:00 p.m.
https://www.labourcouncil.ca/day_of_mourning_ceremonies_2021_toronto
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Maureen King, mking@labourcouncil.ca, 416-441-3663,

Windsor & District Labour Council

Video message.
https://www.windsorlabour.ca
https://www.facebook.com/WindsorDistrictLC
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Mike Jee, mike.jee@catalent.com, 226-345-6807

Prairie Region

Alberta

Calgary and District Labour Council

Day of Mourning virtual event.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83862540012
Webinar ID: 838 6254 0012
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 12:00 p.m.
Website: www.thecdlc.ca

Edmonton and District Labour Council

Day of Mourning name reading video.
www.edmontonlabour.ca
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Red Deer and District Labour Council

Day of Mourning wreath laying ceremony.
Fallen Worker Tribute
Located at Bower Ponds Recreation Area
4715 Fountain Dr., Red Deer, AB T4N 6W4
Link to video available following the event.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Website: https://www.reddeerlabour.ca/

Manitoba

Winnipeg Labour Council           

Day of Mourning virtual ceremony.
https://zoom.us/j/93973794828
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Please note: Manitoba Labour Councils will be advising their members to join in on the MFL’s DOM event.

Saskatchewan

Moose Jaw & District Labour Council

Wreath will be placed at memorial at the Moose Jaw Union centre.
1402 Caribou St W, Moose Jaw, SK
Sharing videos on social media.
www.facebook.com/moosejawdistrictlabourcouncil
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Regina & District Labour Council

Facebook live.
https://www.facebook.com/reginalabour/
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.
Website: www.reginalabour.ca

Saskatoon & District Labour Council

Video presentation on their website.
www.saskatoondlc.ca
www.facebook.com/SaskatoonDistrictLabourCouncil
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Weyburn & District Labour Council

Video for social media.
www.facebook.com/Weyburn-and-District-Labour-Council-309053323111744/
Op-ed in local paper:
One page advertisement in local paper: www.weyburnreview.com
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

CLC Prairie Region & Saskatchewan Labour Councils (Joint Project)

Video of labour leaders and activists reading the names of the workers in Saskatchewan who lost their lives in 2020 as a result of workplace injuries or occupation disease.
www.facebook.com/clcprairieregion
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Pacific Region

British Columbia

Campbell River, Courtenay & District Labour Council

Social media.
https://www.facebook.com/CRCD-Labour-Council-869004616776032
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Fraser Valley Labour Council

Social media and website posts/content.
FraserValleyLabour.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/groups/242003131602
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Kamloops & District Labour Council

Car parade through downtown Kamloops at 5:15 p.m. Participants will gather at 5:00 p.m.at the Kamloops Court House parking lot (455 Columbia St.). Everyone is welcome.
The KDLC will also hold a virtual ceremony at KDLC.ca at 7:00 p.m. with a moment of silence and a viewing of the wreath-laying ceremony.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Lois Rugg, President, KDLC, kdlcpresident@gmail.com
Website: KDLC.ca

North Central Labour Council

Prince George – Wreath-laying ceremony and song by drummer Westley Mitchell at 9:45 a.m. at Workers’ Memorial (corner of Patricia Blvd and Queensway, Prince George). Followed by a moment of silence at 10:00 a.m.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 9:45 a.m.
Contact: Matt Baker, President, NCLC, 250-563-3669

Williams Lake – Wreath-laying and a moment of silence at Workers’ Memorial beside City Hall.
450 Mart Street, Williams Lake
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m.
Contact: Paul French, 1st VP, USW Local 1-2017, paul@usw1-2017.ca, 250-398-8248

Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council

Social media and website posts/content.
NDDLC.org
https://www.facebook.com/NDDLC
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

New Westminster & District Labour Council

Virtual ceremony to be held via Zoom before the regular NWDLC monthly meeting. Participants must pre-register via email at nwdlc@shawcable.com by 4:00 p.m. on April 28, 2021. Guests are welcome.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.
Contact: Janet Andrews, Secretary-Treasurer, NWDLC, nwdlc@shawcable.com, 604-291-9306

North Okanagan Labour Council

Day of Mourning video to be posted on their website.
oklabour.org
Contact: Ian Gordon, President, NOLC, nolcpres@gmail.com

South Okanagan-Boundary Labour Council

Placing Day of Mourning messages and ads in local community newspapers
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Contact: Eleanor Smith, President, SOBLC, president@soblc.ca

Sunshine Coast Labour Council

Social media and print media.
https://www.facebook.com/Sunshine-Coast-Labour-Council-410283986212595
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Vancouver & District Labour Council

Virtual Day of Mourning event with speakers from WorkSafe and B.C. Business Council; B.C. Federation of Labour President Laird Cronk; VDLC President Stephen Von Sychowski; and those personally impacted by workplace injuries or deaths.
dayofmourning.bc.ca
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 10:30 a.m.
Contact: Stephen von Sychowski, President, VDLC, president@vdlc.ca, 604-254-0703