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International Day of Mourning - April 28

The International Day of Mourning for workers injured and killed on the job is April 28. According to the WCB, Alberta lost 144 workers to workplace injury or illness in 2016.

The Edmonton and District Labour Council will be holding a Day of Mourning Ceremony on Friday, April 28. The ceremony is to recognize those workers killed or injured at work and to re-commit to working toward ending workplace deaths and injuries.

The ceremony will be held in the amphitheatre in Borden Park and will run 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm. See the EDLC website for more information.