April 28 Day of Mourning Events in the St. Catharines Area

The St. Catharines and District Labour Council will be sponsoring a series of three memorial ceremonies in Niagara On The Lake and St. Catharines to mark the April 28 National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed and Injured on the Job.

9:30AM at the Day of Mourning monument next to the Centennial Arena in Niagara On The Lake.

11:00AM at the worker's monument next to the Homer Bridge in Niagara On The Lake (beneath the skyway)

4:30 pm at the Day of Mourning monument in Merrit Park next to the Burgoyne Bridge (at the corner of St. Paul Street and McGuire Street)

The main ceremony will feature local labour leaders and politicians. These ceremonies serve to focus public attention on the shocking extent of workforce fatalities and injuries in this country. They also express our renewed commitment to fight to prevent workplace deaths and injuries and achieve safe workplaces.

Members of the media are cordially invited to attend the April 28th Day of Mourning events. Persons wishing to obtain further information are encouraged to contact: Bruce Allen at (905) 682-2611 ext. 225 or (905) 934-6233.