Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 26, 2011 08:00 ET

Media Advisory: April 28 Day of Mourning for Killed and Injured Workers

CLC Executive V-P Barbara Byers will be in Halifax, Kentville

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 26, 2011) - On Thursday, April 28 Canadians will observe a National Day of Mourning in memory of workers killed or injured on the job. Canadian Labour Congress Executive Vice-President Barbara Byers will participate in locally organized events in Halifax and Kentville, Nova Scotia.

Byers will also be available to the media.

WHO:Barbara Byers
CLC Executive Vice-President
WHAT:National Day of Mourning
for workers killed or injured on the job
DETAILS:11:00 a.m., Thursday, April 28, 2011
Grounds of Nova Scotia Legislature - Hollis St. Halifax with Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council
7:00 p.m.: Memorial Park, Kentville, with Annapolis Valley Labour Council

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.2 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 130 district labour councils. Web site:

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