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National Day of Mourning for Workers

On This Day
Every April 28 communities remember and honour workers who have been killed, injured or infected with illnesses on the job.
Apr 30, 2012

Day of Mourning marked across Canada

rabble staff
Over the weekend, events across the country including this one in Toronto marked the Day of Mourning for workers who have died on the job.
Apr 28, 2012

National Day of Mourning honours fallen workers

John Bonnar Audio Blog
Over 100 people gathered Friday afternoon at the Chinese Railway Workers Monument in Toronto to pay tribute to workers killed, suffered disease or injury on the job.
Apr 28, 2011

Is today the day you die at work?

Ken Georgetti
The National Day of Mourning was established in Canada at the urging of the Canadian Labour Congress in 1984, and is now recognized in over 80 countries around the world.

Toronto and York Region Labour Council commemorates Day of Mourning

Apr 28, 2011
Toronto: 12:00 pm Larry Sefton Park, York Region: 11:00 am Woodbridge Arena
Toronto: Bay Street just north of Toronto City Hall, York Region: Islington and Highway #7
Toronto , ON
43° 39' 23.2056" N, 79° 23' 2.4684" W
Ontario CA
Every year, workers killed and injured on the job are remembered on the National Day of Mourning.
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