Labour Day Events 2021

September 19, 2021,

Atlantic

Nova Scotia

Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council

Virtual Labour Day celebration partnered with the Mayworks Halifax Festival of Working People and the Arts. The digital/online programming will involve both cultural programming, as well as short video messages from labour leaders. There will also be a bicycle puppet circus, Sunday September 5, 12:00 p.m. Dartmouth Commons and Monday, September 6, 12:00 p.m. Halifax South Commons.
Friday, September 3, 7:00 p.m.
Web link: https://MayworkskKipuktukHFX.ca

Ontario

Leeds & Grenville Labour Council

Drive in Concert
Spencerville Fairgrounds
22 Ryan Street, Spencerville, ON  K0E 1X0
Monday, September 6, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Contact Jim Roy at: leedsandgrenvillelabourcouncil@gmail.com
Website: https://www.leedsgrenvillelabour.ca/

Durham Region Labour Council

Virtual Event on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DurhamRegionLabour
Monday, September 6, after 11:00 a.m.
Contact Mary Fowler at: durhamlc@durhamlabour.ca
Website: https://www.durhamlabour.ca/

Northumberland Labour Council

Labour Day Art Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1655962604607872/?ref=newsfeed
Labour Day Car Caravan: https://www.facebook.com/events/800396877297342/?ref=newsfeed
177 Toronto Road, R. R. #1, Port Hope, ON L1A 3V5
Monday, September 6, 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Contact: northumberlandlc@outlook.com
Website: https://www.northumberlandlabour.ca/

Kingston and District Labour Council

Labour Day Picnic
Monday, September 6, 10:30 a.m.
Celebration at Victoria Park, Kingston, ON
Contact Julia Lynch at: : kingstonlabourcouncil@gmail.com
Website: https://www.kingstonlabour.ca/

Lanark & District Labour Council

Labour Day Student Poster Competition: https://www.facebook.com/LanarkLabourCouncil/photos/a.113131040549334/270186671510436/
Contact Herve Cavanagh at: hervecavanagh@hotmail.com

Peterborough and District Labour Council

Labour Day Virtual Event: https://www.facebook.com/ptbolabour
Monday, September 6, after 10:00 a.m.
Contact Tyler Burns at: tylerburns2003@yahoo.ca

Oakville and District Labour Council

Joining with Hamilton and District Labour Council Event
Contact:  Maureen Weinberger at mabweinberger@gmail.com

Grey Bruce Labour Council

In person gathering at Queens Park Bandstand (down from the library)
848 1st Ave W, Owen Sound
Sunday September 5, 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Contact: Dave Trumble, dktrumble@gmail.com, Chris Stephen, acjstephen@gmail.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GBlabour/
Website: Grey Bruce Labour Council WordPress: https://greybrucelabour.wordpress.com/
Website: Grey Bruce Labour Council Nation Builder: https://www.greybrucelabour.ca/

Barrie and District Labour Council

Sunset Drive-In Theatre
134 Line 4 South, Highway 11, Barrie, ON
Thursday, August 26 at dusk
Pre-registration required-Registration is now closed
Website: barrielabourcouncil@gmail.com

North Simcoe Muskoka & District Labour Council 

Video Address on Facebook
Monday, September 6, 9:00 a.m.
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nsmdlc/
Contact: Mike De Rose: president@nsmdlc.org

Hamilton & District Labour Council

Labour Day Car Caravan
City Hall to Starlite Drive-In
Monday, September 6 – details TBA on website
Website: https://www.hamiltonlabour.ca/labour_day_2021

Lindsay & District Labour Council

Labour Day Drive/Walk Through with Back to School Kits/ Goodie Bags
Old Mill Park, 16 Kent St. E. Lindsay, ON
Sunday, September 5, 1:00 p.m.
Contact: James Mulhern at oneworldonevoice@sympatico.ca or 705-878-8771

Ottawa and District Labour Council

Labour Day March 2021
Ottawa City Hall (Elgin and Lisgar Street)
Monday, September 6, 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Contact: Jennifer at 613-233-7820 or jennifer@ottawalabour.org
Website: https://ottawalabour.nationbuilder.com/labour_day_2021

Toronto & York Region Labour Council

Labour Day 2021 Cavalcade
Nathan Phillips Square to Queen’s Park
Monday, September 6, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Website: https://www.labourcouncil.ca/labour_day_2021_cavalcade

Peel Regional Labour Council

Labour Day Caravan Parade Drive 2021
Square One Parking Lot, left side of City Hall Mississauga (starting point)
Monday, September 6, 10:00 a.m.
Contact: Cheryl Craig at president@prlc.ca or 905-696-8882
Website: https://www.peellabour.ca/labour_day_2021_car_caravan

Sudbury & District Labour Council

Labour Day Car Parade and Rally 2021
MacIsaac Drive near Paris St (starting point)
Monday, September 6, 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Website: https://www.sudburylabour.ca/labour_day_2021

Thunder Bay & District Labour Council

Labour Day 2021 at the Movies
Boomer’s Drive-In (600 Pole Line Rd, Murillo)
Sunday, September 5, 6:30 p.m.
Contact: info@tbdlc.ca
Website: https://boomersdrivein.ca/tickets/labour-day-2021/

Windsor & District Labour Council

Labour Day Drive-Thru BBQ
1800 North Service Road East, Windsor ON
Monday, September 6, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Pre-registration required
Website: www.windsorlabour.ca
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WindsorDistrictLC/

London & District Labour Council

Virtual Labour Day Celebration
Monday, September 6, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5190331179?pwd=dWFrd0NUWjMwWGJ6SmNKaHZLNlFwQT09#success

North Bay & District Labour Council

Radio Ad

Prairie

Alberta

Calgary & District Labour Council

Food Drive
Bring non-perishable items to the CDLC office located
#321 3132 – 26 Street N.E. Calgary
Monday, September 6, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Visit their website at www.thecdlc.ca

Edmonton & District Labour Council

EDLC Labour Day Initiatives – Workers Helping Workers
Snacks and Drinks at Borden Park Band Shell
Monday, September 6, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Donate to the United Way, Volunteer in your community, Host a Food Drive, Donate blood
Announcement with totals will be made Labour Day
Please see their website at http://www.edmontonlabour.ca/

Lethbridge & District Labour Council

Volunteer Day – EDLC is asking members to volunteer at several different agencies in the city and will be active on social media.
Please refer to their Facebook page at, https://www.facebook.com/LethbridgeDistrictLabourCouncil

Medicine Hat & District Labour Council

Food Drive
Please drop off non-perishable food at Superstore
1792 Trans Canada Way S.E.
Monday, September 6, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Manitoba

Winnipeg Labour Council

Bingo – Celebrating Solidarity Safely for Labour Day
Starts August 9 to Monday, September 6
Please see https://www.facebook.com/WinnipegLabourCouncil/
for Bingo information.

Saskatchewan

Regina & District Labour Council

No activity planned – Donation to be made

Saskatoon & District Labour Council

No activity planned – Donation to be made

Moose Jaw & District Labour Council

No activity planned – Donation to be made

Northwest Territories

Yellowknife Labour Council

BBQ – hotdogs, burgers and cupcakes
Rotary Park

Pacific

British Columbia

East Kootenay District Labour Council

President’s Message on social media
https://www.facebook.com/East-Kootenay-District-Labour-Council-187439044629035/

Kamloops & District Labour Council

Scavenger hunt – Details on website
https://www.facebook.com/groups/38547037157/
www.kdlc.ca

Kitimat – Terrace & District Labour Council

President’s Message on social media
https://www.facebook.com/KTDLC

North Central Labour Council

https://www.facebook.com/North-Central-Labour-Council-of-BC-116669825022245/

North Okanagan Labour Council

Op-ed for the local paper and online news
Contact: Ian Gordon, President, NOLC
Email: nolcpres@gmail.com
www.oklabour.org
https://www.facebook.com/groups/406757552682107

Prince Rupert Labour Council

http://www.princerupertlabourcouncil.ca/

Sunshine Coast Labour Council

Social media posts with a pre-recorded music video featuring labour songs and a Labour Day message; Online Labour Day-themed colouring poster contest (template available on SCLC Facebook page and at Gibsons and Sechelt libraries) from August 11th until 6:00 p.m. on September 6th; Labour Day article and advertisement in the September 3rd edition of the Coast Reporter; Healthcare Workers Appreciation Week campaign(September 1-10); and working with the Union Protein Project and Sunshine Coast Community Services Food Bank Drive to distribute protein-rich foods (delivery TBA).
Contact: Miyuki Shinkai, President, SCLC
Email: mellonglass@dccnet.com
https://www.facebook.com/Sunshine-Coast-Labour-Council-410283986212595

Vancouver & District Labour Council and New Westminster & District Labour Council joint event

Virtual event featuring the second-ever Elsie Awards recognizing nominated union members for their outstanding contributions to the labour movement (video link to be posted on VDLC and NWDLC websites and social media accounts) and a pre-Labour Day children’s colouring contest.
Monday, September 6, 11:00 a.m.
Contacts: Janet Andrews, Secretary-Treasurer, NWDLC, 604-291-9306; Stephen von Sychowski, President, VDLC, 604-254-0703
www.nwdlc.ca or https://www.facebook.com/nwdlc.ca

www.vdlc.ca or https://www.facebook.com/vancouverdlc

West Kootenay Labour Council

https://www.facebook.com/WestKootenayLabourCouncilBC/