National Day of Mourning – April 28th

Day of Mourning April 28, 2016. One is too many.

April 28 each year is a day set aside to remember those who have been killed or seriously injured in the workplace.

Read more about what Day of Mourning means to families affected by workplace fatalities, life-altering injuries and occupational disease.

On April 28, Day of Mourning, join one of the ceremonies across the country, or light your own candle. Pause a moment to honour lives forever changed, and renew your commitment to workplace health and safety.

Learn more about the National Day of Mourning, April 28th and find where to participate in one of hundreds of ceremonies taking place across the country:

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS): Learn about the National Day of Mourning

Canadian Labour Congress: Find out about National Day of Mourning events through the Regional CLC offices.

BRITISH COLUMBIA: WorkSafe BC. Place a flower in dedication of a worker at

ALBERTA: Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta and the Alberta Construction Safety Association

SASKATCHEWAN: WorkSafe Saskatchewan

MANITOBA: Safe Work Manitoba

ONTARIO: Workers Health & Safety Centre (listing of ceremonies) and Workplace Safety & Insurance Board (WSIB): Mark the day by lighting a virtual candle to show your support


NOVA SCOTIA: Workers’ Compensation Board of NovaScotia’s Stories from workers and families affected by a workplace tragedy

PEI: Worker’s Compensation Board of PEI

NEW BRUNSWICK: WorkSafeNB (English | French)


NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AND NUNAVUT: Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission

YUKON: Yukon Federation of Labour.

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