Day of Mourning Ceremonies
Twenty-seven years ago, (1991) the federal government proclaimed April 28th as the National Day of Mourning. On Saturday we remember and pay tribute to all workers hurt or killed on the job through injury or employment-related illness. Day of Mourning Ceremonies are scheduled across the country, We encourage our members to attend one of the 10 ceremonies in the Niagara region this Saturday, Ceremonies scheduled in the Niagara.
For more information about any of these events in the Niagara Regional contact the Labour Council : firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Catharines 7:30 a.m.
At the monument dedicated to the Fallen Welland Canal
Workers, located at Lock 3 on the Welland Canal Parkway
– west side of the Canal
St. Catharines 8:00 a.m.
At the monument dedicated to four fallen workers – under
the St. Catharines Skyway. Located on the Welland Canal
Parkway – west side of the canal, under the bridge.
Niagara-on-the-Lake 9:15 a.m.
At the monument located at the Centennial Arena –
1557 Four Mile Creek road in Virgil.
Niagara Falls 10:30 a.m.
At the monument located at Niagara Falls City Hall –
4310 Queen Street.
Fort Erie 11:45 a.m
At the Monument located at Fort Erie City Hall –
1 Municipal Centre Drive along Highway 3.
Port Colborne 1:00 p.m.
At the Monument located in H.H. Knoll Park on Sugarloaf
Street, beside the hospital.
Welland 2:00 p.m.
At the Monument located beside the canal in Merritt Park
– 151 King Street.
Port Robinson 3:00 p.m.
In memory of Robyn Lafleur, Esquire Canada explosion
site (1999) – 125 South Street North.
St. Catharines 4:00 p.m.
At the Monument located at St. Catharines City Hall –
50 Church St.
Niagara Region 5:15 p.m.
At the Monument located at the Region of Niagara
Headquarters – 1815 Sir Isaac Brock Way.