Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour

April 27, 2014 10:53 ET

Media Advisory: OFL Officers Schedule for Day of Mourning Events

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 27, 2014) - Since 1985, April 28 has been recognized across Canada as the International Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job. On this day, the labour movement gathers to mourn for the dead and renews its vow to fight for the living.

President Sid Ryan

Sun., April 27: 11 a.m., Barrie City Hall, organized by the Barrie & District Labour Council,

Mon. April 28:

  • 10:30 a.m., Flower City Seniors Centre, 8870 McLaughlin Road, Brampton, organized by the Peel Regional Labour Council
  • 3 p.m., Telecommunications Workers Union, Mariott Gateway on the Falls, 6755 Fallsview Boulevard, Niagara Falls

Secretary-Treasurer Nancy Hutchison

Sun., April 27: 12:30 p.m., Victoria Park, 210 Kent St. West, Lindsay, organized by Lindsay & District Labour Council

Mon. April 28:

  • 10:30 a.m., Steelworkers Toronto Area Council, 25 Cecil St., Toronto
  • 12 Noon, Larry Sefton Park, (Bay & Hagerman, behind City Hall), organized by Toronto & York Region Labour Council.

Executive Vice-President Irwin Nanda

Mon., April 28:

  • 12 Noon, Day of Mourning Parkette, Oshawa City Hall, (corner King and Centre Streets) organized by Durham Region Labour Council

For the full OFL media release, official statement and Fact Sheet with annual statistics on workplace death and injuries, www.ofl.ca

A full listing of events can be found at www.whsc.on.ca

Contact Information

  • Sid Ryan
    OFL President

    Nancy Hutchison

    Irwin Nanda
    Executive Vice-President

    Lynn Simmons
    Communications Director (Acting)