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DAY OF MOURNING - APRIL 28, 2017

Every year on April 28 we pay our respects to, and remember, the thousands of workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness as a result of work-related incidents.

You can attend this years ceremonies at the following locations:

Halifax 11 a.m. Friday April 28th
Nova Scotia Legislature (Province House) grounds (inside if weather doesn’t permit). Wreath laying invited.

For information:
Joan Wark, NS Federation of Labour
902.454.6735
joan@nslabour.ca

Sydney 11 a.m. – Friday April 28th
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 128 on 850 Victoria Road, Whitney Pier
Flower laying invited (rather than wreaths)
Host: Cape Breton and District Labour Council
Bouquets of flowers free of ribbons/pins/styrofoam are invited
Refreshments will be served after the ceremony

For information:
Carmie Erickson, President, Cape Breton District Labour Council
902.322.5119

Lunenburg 12:00p - Friday, April 28, 2017
Fisherman’s Memorial on the Lunenburg Waterfront
Host: South Shore Labour Council and Town of Lunenburg
Bring flowers in lieu of wreaths; they will be donated to Harborview Haven Nursing Home after the ceremony

For information:
Dianne Frittenburg, South Shore Labour Council President
902-521-7782

Port Hawkesbury 7 p.m. – Friday April 28th
UNIFOR Local 972 Union Hall, 323 Reeves Street (next to Dairy Queen)
Host: Strait Area District Labour Council
No wreath-laying
Reception to follow

For information:
Jennifer Benoit, Strait Area Labour Council President
902.870.7665

Kentville 7 p.m. – Friday April 28th
New monument in Memorial Park on Park St. (Main Street)
Host: Annapolis Valley Labour Council
Wreath laying invited
Reception to follow at the Labour Council Office at 362 Main Street

For information:
Wayne Kelley, Annapolis Valley Labour Council President
902-848-6834

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