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Tomorrow is National Day of Mourning

Ceremonies to be held at Laurentian and Steelworkers Hall
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Friday, April 28 marks the National Day of Mourning across Canada. There will be pair of Day of Mourning events happening around the city of Sudbury on April 29. (File photo)

Friday, April 28 marks the National Day of Mourning across Canada.

The National Day of Mourning, which was founded in Sudbury in 1984, pays tribute to the workers killed or injured on the job, and those who have become ill in the workplace each year, and shows support for the friends and family affected by those tragic incidents.

There will be pair of Day of Mourning events happening around the city of Sudbury on April 29.

The Sudbury and District Labour Council will host their event at Laurentian University's Fraser Auditorium.

The event will honour the many people affected by workplace injuries and fatalities. The ceremony gets underway at 10 a.m. and will run until 11:30 a.m.

France Gélinas, MPP for Nickel Belt will attend the 33rd Annual Day of Mourning with community members at Laurentian. MPP Gélinas will take part in these special ceremonies to remember workers who were killed, injured or have suffered illness due to workplace conditions.

There will also be a Day of Mourning event held at the United Steelworkers Hall at 66 Brady St. This event starts at 12:30 p.m.




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