Canadian Labour Congress

Canadian Labour Congress

April 24, 2012 12:24 ET

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

CLC Executive V-P Marie Clarke Walker will be in Winnipeg

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 24, 2012) - On Saturday, 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 Marie Clarke Walker will participate in locally organized events in Winnipeg on April 27 and 28. Clarke Walker will be available for comment to the media.

In 2010, a total of 1014 Canadians lost their lives as a direct result of their work, 16 of them in Manitoba.

WHO: Marie Clarke Walker
CLC Executive Vice-President
WHAT: National Day of Mourning
for workers killed or injured on the job
DETAILS: Friday, April 27
11:45 a.m. Leaders' Walk
Depart Union Centre, 275 Broadway
Saturday, April 28
10:00 a.m. Candlelight Service
Room 2C, Union Centre, 275 Broadway

The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3.3 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: Follow us on twitter: @CanadianLabour

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