This annual ceremony commemorates workers who have died or been severely injured as a result of workplace accidents. This year in particular, the event is being held at High Park across from the construction site where two workers, Luigi Cudini and Shane Jennings, passed away last month in a tragic accident. The ceremony is expected to be a very sombre affair with many workers from the jobsite.
Speakers will include:
- John Cartwright, President, Toronto & York Region Labour Council
- Tom Parkin, Workers Health & Safety Centre
- Danielle Larmand, Ontario Nurses Association
- Beryl Brown, Ontario Network of Injured Workers
- Donald Lafleur, Vice President of Canadian Labour Congress
- Councillor Sarah Doucette, City of Toronto
- John Meiorin, Bricklayers & Masons Independent Union Local 1
- Truth Is, Spoken Word Artist
RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1380535532271153/
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