Labour Day Events 2018

May 21, 2022,

Events are listed by region.

Atlantic Region

New Brunswick

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Bathurst and District Labour Council

Bathurst, NB

Coronation Park, Munro St.

Picnic and parade

Monday, September 3

Parade starts at 1:00 pm, followed by BBQ and speeches.

John Gagnon
Phone: 506-545-0651
Email: gagnonnjohn@yahoo.com

Edmunston and District Labour Council

St-Basile, NB
239 Principal Street

Close to arena and water park

Hot Dog Roast and inflatable games

Sunday, September 2

11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Lorn Martin
Phone: 506-737-7063
Email: lornm5@gmail.com

Fredericton & District Labour Council

Fredericton, NB
Officer’s Square
575 Queen Street

Games, Music, BBQ

Monday, September 3

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Kevin Smallwood
Phone: 506-999-4889
Email: kevster19ca@yahoo.com

Miramichi, NB

TBD

TBD

Gail Baker
Phone: 506-609-0148
Email: gail.baker@nbed.nb.ca

Moncton and District Labour Council

Moncton, NB

Centennial Park
811, St-George Blvd

Games, Music, BBQ

Sunday, September 2

12:00 p.m.- 3:00 p.m.

Janice Melanson
Phone: 506-530-4478
Email: travailmonctonlabour@gmail.com

Saint John and District Labour Council

Saint John, NB

Fire Fighter’s Hall and Fisher Lakes

Parade, Music and BBQ

Monday, September 3

Parade starts at 12:00 pm.
Gather at the Fire Fighter’s Hall followed by BBQ at Fisher Lakes.

Chris Watson
Phone: 506-663-9123
Email: christopher_watson@live.ca

Nova Scotia

Halifax

Start: Victoria Park (Spring Garden Road)

End: South Commons Triangle

March, Rally, Free BBQ and Community Concert

Monday, September 3
10:30 am onwards

Suzanne MacNeil
Phone: 902-401-7768
Email: president@halifaxlabour.ca

http://facebook.com/halifaxlabour

Kentville

Memorial Park (Park Street)

Picnic with live music, BBQ, bounce kingdom, dunk tank and more

Monday, September 3
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Wayne Kelley
Phone: 902-848-6834
Email: wkelley@eastlink.ca

Bridgewater

Start: King’s Court (646 Kings Street)

End: Ship Yard’s Landing (210 South King Street)

March, community music and BBQ

Monday, September 3
1:30 pm onwards

Dianne Frittenburg
Phone: 902-521-7782
Email: Sslcpresident@gmail.com

Yarmouth

Frost Park (Main Street, across from Rodd Grand Hotel)

BBQ, speakers and children’s entertainment

Monday, September 3
11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Jim Laverie
Email: laverie@hotmail.com

Prince Edward Island

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Charlottetown, PEI

 

Joe Ghiz Memorial Park

Music, BBQ

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Carl Pursey
Phone: 902-368-3068
Email: peifed@pei.aibn.com

Newfoundland and Labrador

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Grand Falls Windsor (Central NL)

 

Main Street

Town Parade

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Kathy Oake
Phone: 709-292-4369
Email:  labourcouncilcentral@gmail.com

 

Corner Brook, NL

 

Margaret Bowater Park, O’Connell Drive

Family Fun Day BBQ

Monday, September 3

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Gene Colbourne
Phone: 709-640-8941
Email: gdcolbourne@hotmail.com

 

Labrador City, NL

 

USW Hall, 105 Hudson Drive

Family Fun Day

Monday, September 3

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Claude Gray
Email: labradorwestdlc@gmail.com

 

St. John’s, NL

 

Techniplex, 39 Churchill Ave, Pleasantville

Family Fun Day BBQ

Monday, September 3

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Travis Kendall
Email: sjdlc709nl@gmail.com

 

 

Ontario Region

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Barrie and District Labour Council

 

Sunnydale Park, Barrie, ON

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

barrielabourcouncil@gmail.com

Brantford and District Labour Council

 

Icomm Dr. between Colborne Street & Market Street

Soap Box Derby

Monday, September 3

7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Don Guest, President
Phone: 519-754-6456

Chatham-Kent District Labour Council

 

Kingston Park, 91 Paxton Drive

BBQ

Monday, September 3

11:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Chatham-Kent District Labour Council
Email: cklc@kent.net

Cornwall and District Labour Council

 

Lamoureux Park Cornwall

Picnic

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Louise Lanctot
Phone: 613-932-1943
Email: louiselanctot18@gmail.com

Durham Region

 

Memorial Park, Oshawa (Centre and John Streets)

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Bill Stratton
Phone: 289-385-1761
Email: stratton367@rogers.com

Grey Bruce Labour Council

 

Goderich Street, Port Elgin/Saugeen Shores

Parade and Picnic

Monday, September 3

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

President, Kevin Smith
Email: gblcpresident@live.ca

Guelph District Labour Council

 

Riverside Park, 709 Woolwich Street, Guelph

Picnic

Monday, September 3

12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Janice Folk-Dawson
Phone: 519-519-8376
Email: folkdawson@gmail.com

Hamilton and District Labour Council

 

Unions and solidarity groups line up on Stuart Street and head south on Bay Street to Main Street, east on Main Street to James Street, north on James Street to Strachan Street, west on Strachan Street to Harbour Front Drive and into Bay Front Park.

Parade and BBQ Picnic

 

BBQ and Picnic at Bay Front Park.

Monday, September 3

 

Parade steps off at 10:30 a.m.

Hamilton and District Labour Council
Phone: 905-547-2944 Ext. 23
Email: hdlc@cogeco.net

Huron and District Labour Council

 

166 West Street, Goderich

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Drew MacAulay
Email: drmacaulay@hotmail.com

Kenora and District Labour Council

 

Anicinabe Park, Kenora

Picnic

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Donna Wiebe
Email: DonnaWiebe@shaw.ca

Kingston and District Labour Council

McBurney Park, 157 Ordnance St. Kingston

Picnic

Monday, September 3

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Ryan Bol
Email: kingstonlabourcouncil@gmail.com

Leeds and Grenville Labour Council

 

Hardy Park and Centennial Park, Water St., Brockville

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

James Roy
Phone: 613-340-6114 Email: leedsandgrenvillelabourcouncil@gmail.com

Lindsay and District Labour Council

 

Old Mill Park, 16 Kent St. E. Lindsay

Picnic

Sunday, September 2

12:00 p.m.

James Mulhern
Phone: 705-324-7841
Email: oneworldonevoice@sympatico.ca

London District Labour Council

 

Thames Park, off Ridout Street just south of Horton Street, London

Picnic

Monday, September 3

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

London District Labour Council
Email: parkysinger@gmail.com

Niagara Regional Labour Council

 

9:00 a.m. line up at the Pen Centre beside the movie theatre.  Parade to start at 11:00 a.m. sharp.

Parade

With “Lions Community Day Parade.”

Monday, September 3

Daniel Peat
Email: dandpeat@yahoo.ca

North Bay and District Labour Council

 

North Bay Waterfront Kiwanis Bandshell

Flag March & BBQ Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Rejean Amyotte
Email: rej.amyotte@gmail.com

North Simcoe Muskoka and District Labour Council

 

Couchiching Park, Orillia

Picnic

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Danny Taylor
Email: 85taylor@sympatico.ca

Ottawa and District Labour Council

 

Gather at Ottawa City Hall (Lisgar/Elgin)

Picnic at McNabb Park (Gladstone/Bronson)

March & BBQ Picnic

Monday, September 3

 

March leaves at 12:00 p.m.

Picnic and BBQ at 12:45 p.m.

Jennifer Moore
Phone: 613-233-7820
Email: jennifer@ottawalabour.org,

Peel Regional Labour Council

 

Gage Park, 45 Main Street North, Brampton

Picnic

Saturday, September 1

10:00 a.m. – 3.00 p.m.

Cheryl Craig, President
Phone: 416-888-2733

Quinte and District Labour Council

 

Quinte Mall, 390 N Front St, Belleville

Display at Mall

Saturday, September 1

9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Marg Bourgoin
Phone: 613-849-7167
Email: margandgord@sympatico.ca

Renfrew & District Labour Council

 

Pembroke Marina, 393 Pembroke St West Pembroke

Picnic

Monday, September 3

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Marian Fraser
Phone: 613-432-4689
Email: marian.fraser@sympatico.ca

Sarnia and District Labour Council

 

Parade starting at Willing & Christina St to Centennial Park

Parade and BBQ

Monday, September 3

Starting at 11:30 a.m.

Sarnia and District Labour Council
Phone: 519-542-0178
Email: sdlc@bellnet.ca

Sault Ste. Marie and District Labour Council

 

Roberta Bondar Pavilion, Sault Ste. Marie

BBQ and Picnic

Local Band

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Michele McLeave Kennedy
Email: mccleavemichele@gmail.com

St. Thomas & District Labour Council

 

Pinafore Park (Elm Street), St. Thomas

Fire Muster Days Booth

Saturday, September 1

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Steve Abdey
Phone: 519-494-8276
Email: steveabdey@hotmail.com

Stratford and District Labour Council

 

Upper Queen’s Park, Stratford

BBQ

Monday, September 3

12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Stratford and District Labour Council
Phone: 519-273-0300
Email: stratlabour@gmail.com

Sudbury and District Labour Council

 

Bell Park, Paris Street, Sudbury

Picnic

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Paul Pasanen
Email: ppasanen@vianet.ca or sdlc@persona.ca

Thunder Bay and District Labour Council

 

Current River Park, Thunder Bay

Picnic

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sandra Snider
Email: 13sasnider@gmail.com

Timmins and District Labour Council

 

100 Lakeshore Road, Timmins

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

J.P. Desilets
Email: jpdesilets@yahoo.com

Toronto and York Region Labour Council

 

Parade starting at Queen Street West and University Avenue

Start time is promptly at 9:30 a.m.

Parade

Monday, September 3

9:30 a.m.

Maureen King
Phone: 416-441-3663
Email: mking@labourcouncil.ca

Waterloo Regional Labour Council

 

Waterloo Park, Westmont Entrance

199 Father David Bauer Dr., Waterloo

Picnic

Monday, September 3

12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dave Eales, President
Phone: 519-590-6516

Windsor and District Labour Council

 

Fogolar Furlan Club, Windsor.

Parade will start at Unifor Local 200/444 Union Hall and end at Fogolar Furlan Club with a picnic

Parade and Picnic

Monday, September 3

 

starting at 10:00 a.m.

Mike Malott
Phone: 519-252-8281
Cell: 519-819-3510
Email: mcmalott@cogeco.ca

 

Prairie Region

Manitoba

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Brandon District Labour Council

 

UFCW Training Centre,

Brandon

Picnic/ BBQ

Monday, September 3

2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Kirk Carr
Phone: 204-688-2791
Email: kmc1987@msn.com

Dauphin District Labour Committee

 

Vermillion Park

214 2nd Avenue, Dauphin

Picnic/ BBQ

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Gerry LaBelle
Phone: 204-619-4851
Email: bod-area2@mgeu.ca

Selkirk District Labour Council

 

Selkirk Park Picnic Area 1,

Selkirk

Picnic/ BBQ

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Susan Smerchanski
Phone: 204-461-3116
Email: susannmerch@hotmail.com

 

Thompson Labour Committee

 

USW 6166 Hall

19 Elizabeth Drive, Thompson

Picnic/ BBQ

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Wayne Levac
Phone: 204-679-1397
Email: wlevac@mts.net

 

Winnipeg Labour Council

 

Memorial Park

 

Vimy Ridge Park

821 Preston Ave

March/ Parade

 

Picnic, Speakers, Entertainment and BBQ

Monday, September 3

 

12:30 p.m.: March at Memorial Park

 

1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m: BBQ and Entertainment at Vimy Ridge Park

Stephani Mack
Phone: 204-942-0522
Email: wlcadmin@winnipeglabour.ca

 

 

Alberta

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Edmonton District Labour Council

 

Giovanni Caboto Park

95 Street and 109 Ave

Edmonton

BBQ, Live Entertainment and Family Activities

Monday, September 3

11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Greg Mady
Phone: 780-474-4747
Email: office@edlc.ca

Lethbridge District Labour Council

 

Kinsmen Park – 1009 – 9th Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB

BBQ, Bouncy Castles, Face Painting and Live Entertainment

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Krysty Munns
Phone: 403-393-2688
Email: munnsk@gmail.com

Medicine Hat District Labour Council

 

Riverside Park (right across from City Hall on 1st Street SE)

BBQ

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sharon Stolz, MHLC President
403-866-8973

 

Red Deer District Labour Council

 

51 Street between 49 Avenue and 50 Avenue

BBQ, Live Entertainment, Rosie The Clown, Crafts and Sidewalk Chalk

Monday, September 3

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Karen Reay
Email: kreay@telus.net
Phone: 403-391-4242

Calgary District Labour Council

 

Olympic Plaza, 228 8 Ave. SE,

Calgary

BBQ Live Music, Free Food, Family Event, Book Give-away

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Alex Shevalier
Phone: 403-262-2390
Email: president@thecdlc.ca

 

Wood Buffalo District Labour Council

 

Snye point park, Fort McMurray

BBQ and Rubber Duck Race

They are looking for more unions to run ducks in the race (cost is $250). We want to have more union ducks this year than corporate ducks!

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Kyle Murphy
Phone: 587-876-3356
Email: Woodlandbuffalo.lc@gmail.com

 

 

Saskatchewan

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Moose Jaw District Labour Council

Moose Jaw Union Centre

1402 Caribou Street West, in the park, Moose Jaw

BBQ

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Stacey Landin
Phone: 306-631-6613
Email: staceylandin@sasktel.net

Prince Albert & District Labour Council

 

PA Union Centre

107 – 8th Street East

Prince, Albert

BBQ

Monday, September 3

1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

David Miller
Phone: 306-981-8190
Email: cdmiller@sasktel.net

Regina District Labour Council

 

Wascana Park in front of Legislature on west lawn, Regina

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Shobna Radons
Phone: 306-530-7826
Email: shobna.radons@sasktel.net

Saskatoon District Labour Council

 

Victoria Park (beside swimming pool), Saskatoon

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Don MacDonald
Phone: 306-384-0303
Email: dsmacdonald@sasktel.net

Pacific Region

British Columbia

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

North Okanagan Labour Council

 

Mission Creek Regional Park 2363 Springfield Road

Kelowna, B.C. V1X 7N7

Picnic

Monday, September 3

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Cheryl Stone, Recording Secretary
Phone: 250-575-5301
Email: nolc.cstone@gmail.com

 

Kamloops & District Labour Council

 

McDonald Park

North Kamloops, B.C.

Picnic

 

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Barb Nederpel, President
Email: kdlcpresident@gmail.com

Victoria Labour Council

 

Front Lawn of the B.C. Legislature

501 Belleville Street, Victoria, B.C.

Celebration: Music, Speakers and Bouncy Castles

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Victoria Labour Council
Phone: 250-384-8331
Email: vlcbc@telus.net

Vancouver & District Labour Council (VDLC), in partnership with BCFED, NWDLC and sponsoring unions

 

The Fair at the PNE

Vancouver, B.C.

Fair

 

**Event wristbands are required. Please contact your union or the VDLC for more information.

Monday, September 3

10:00 a.m.: Rally at Pandora Park

 

11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.: The Fair at the PNE

 

Stephen von Sychowski, President
Phone: 604-254-0703
Email: president@vdlc.ca

East Kootenay District Labour Council

 

Rotary Park

134 – 10th Avenue South

Cranbrook, B.C.

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Shelley Balfour, Secretary
Phone: 250-421-2565

North Central Labour Council

 

Civic Plaza

808 Civic Plaza

Prince George, B.C.

March through downtown

Event: The Labour Movement, Past, Present and Future

March, Music, Picnic/BBQ, Bouncy Castles

 

Monday, September 3

 

10:30 a.m.: March through downtown

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Event

Matt Baker, NCLC
Phone: 250-617-4055
Email: mbaker@iuoe115.ca

 

Sunshine Coast Labour Council

 

Dougall Park

Gibsons, B.C.

Picnic, Music and Outdoor Entertainment

 

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Carlos Carvalho, CLC Regional Rep
Email: ccarvalho@clcctc.ca

Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council

 

Transfer Beach

Ladysmith, B.C.

Picnic

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council Email: nddlc.labour@gmail.com

Courtenay, Campbell River & District Labour Council

 

Halbe Hall

8369 N. Island Hwy.

Black Creek, B.C.

Picnic

 

Monday, September 3

12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Andrea Craddock, President
Email: crcdlc@gmail.com

Fraser Valley Labour Council

 

Mill Lake Park

Gladwin Road (Bevan Road entrance), Abbotsford, B.C.

Picnic

 

Monday, September 3

11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

D.J. Pohl, President
Email: fvlcinfo@gmail.com

Port Alberni & District Labour Council

 

Port Alberni Fair Grounds

Port Alberni, B.C.

Alberni Fall Fair Booth

Thursday, September 6

4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Friday, September 7

4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, September 8

9:30 a.m.: Parade

11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

 

Sunday, September 9

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Vicki Fader, President
Email: shonvicki@shaw.ca

Northern Territories

ORGANIZATION
EVENT and ADDRESS
DATE and TIME
CONTACT

Northern Territories Federation of Labour

 

TBA

TBA

Monday, September 3

 

Northern Territories Federation of Labour
Phone: 867-873-3695