Ontario Federation of Labour

Ontario Federation of Labour

April 28, 2011 08:25 ET

OFL President Sid Ryan Schedule for Today April 28, Day of Mourning for Workers Killed and Injured on the Job

TORONTO, ONTARIO and KITCHENER, ONTARIO and NORTHUMBERLAND, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 28, 2011) - Today, April 28, marks the labour movement's most solemn day, the National Day of Mourning, with events taking place in cities and town across the province and nationally.

OFL President Sid Ryan will be speaking at the following events today:

9:30 a.m.Kitchener: Waterloo Regional Labour Council event at
100 Regina St. S.
Noon Toronto & York Region Labour Council, Larry Sefton Park
(immediately behind Toronto City Hall)
4:15 p.m.Northumberland Labour Council at Lucas Point, Cobourg

In 2010, there were 490 fatality claims and 242,371 reported injuries in the workplace.

Also see OFL release transmitted on Marketwire at 7 a.m. today

Contact Information

  • OFL
    Patrick (Sid) Ryan
    M: 416.209.0066

    Joel Duff
    Communications Director
    416-443-7665 or M: 416-707-0349

    Lynn Simmons
    Communications Department
    M: 416-668-7480