Day of Mourning Events 2019

See here for a List of Day of Mourning Events in the Prairies

The National Day of Mourning, held on April 28, was established to remember those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job. It also recognizes those who have worked tirelessly to prevent exposures, injuries and fatalities on the job and to celebrate their victories. Please see the below list of events confirmed by the Canadian Labour Congress to be taking place in the Prairie Region. (Their link can be found here.)

If you are aware of other events not listed here, please send them to


  • Brandon
  • Winnipeg
  • Thompson: USW Union Hall Ceremony, Thompson. Sunday, April 28, at 10:00 a.m



  • Calgary
  • Edmonton
  • Red Deer: Ceremony and wreath laying at City Hall. Sunday, April 28 from 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
  • Fort McMurray: Ceremony and wreath laying at  Howard Pew Park – Waterways, Fort McMurray. Sunday, April 28 at 10:45 a.m.
  • Hinton: Hinton Visitor Information Centre, 309 Gregg Ave #1, Hinton. Sunday, April 28 at 2:00 p.m.