Every year, on April 28, workers, families, employers, and others come together at events held around the province to remember those who have lost their lives on the job, and to renew our commitment to creating safer workplaces.

BC List of Ceremonies

  • Cariboo

    Prince George

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:00 am

    Wreath laying ceremony and moment of silence

    Worker’s Memorial Statue

    Patricia Blvd & Queensway St.

    Prince George, BC

    **Informal ceremony

    Organizations
    • North Central Labour Council

    Williams Lake

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 am

    Cenotaph at City Hall

    450 Mart St.

    Williams Lake, BC

    Organizations
    • Local Steelworkers 1-2017
  • Kootenays

    Castlegar

    Thursday April 28th

    6:00 pm

    Kinsman Park

    910 2 St

    Castlegar, BC

    Organizations
    • West Kootenay Labour Council

    Cranbrook

    Thursday, April 28th

    5:00 PM

    Rotary Park

    100 10th Ave. South

    Cranbrook, BC

    Organizations
    • East Kootenay District Labour Council

    Nelson

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Lakeside Park – Worker’s Monument
    (near the concession)

    Nelson, BC

    Flowers available to lay in Honour
    Please respect others and social distancing

    Organizations
    • IBEW 1003
    • West Kootenay Labour Council

    Trail

    Thursday, April 28th

    March – 3:45 pm

    Meet at Union Hall, 910 Portland St.

    March to ceremony at Worker’s Monument across from Trail Memorial Centre

     

    Ceremony – 4:00 pm

    1051 Victoria St.

    Trail, BC

     

    Organizations
    • United Steelworkers (USW) Local 480
  • Lower Mainland

    Abbotsford

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:30 AM
    Abbotsford City Hall – Civic Plaza
    32315 South Fraser Way
    Abbotsford, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Abbotsford

    Delta-Ladner

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:45 am

    Rotary Park at Delta Municipal Hall

    4500 Clarence Taylor Cr.

    Delta, BC

    Organizations
    • CUPE Local 454 - Delta Public Employees

    Fisherman’s Memorial

    Thursday, April 28th

    12:00 pm

    Fisherman’s Memorial

    Garry Point Park

    12011 Seventh Ave

    Richmond, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Richmond

    New Westminster

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Westminster Pier Park
    1 Sixth St.
    New Westminster

    Theme: Work Shouldn’t Hurt: Make Health and Safety a Fundamental Principle and Right at Work

    Organizations
    • New Westminster & District Labour Council

    Squamish

    Sunday, April 24th

    11:00 am

    Worker’s Monument

    O’Siyam Park (downtown)

    Squamish, BC

     

    Organizations
    • Squamish & District Labour Committee

    Vancouver

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:30 am

    Jack Poole Plaza in downtown Vancouver

    1055 Canada Place

    Livestream available

     

    Organizations
    • B.C. Federation of Labour
    • Business Council of B.C.
    • Vancouver and District Labour Council
    • WorkSafeBC

    Vancouver International Airport

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Spirit of Haida Gwaii, The Jade Canoe

    International Terminal, Level 3

    3211 Grant McConachie Way

    Richmond, BC

    Organizations
    • Vancouver Airport Authority
  • North East

    Dawson Creek

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:20 AM

    Worker’s Memorial

    Dawson Creek City Hall

    10105 – 12A Street

    Dawson Creek

     

    Organizations
    • City of Dawson Creek

    Fort St. John

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:45 AM
    City Hall

    March to memorial at Centennial Park
    Wreath laying – 12:00 PM

    Fort St. John, BC

    Organizations
    • BCGEU Peace River - Area 10

    Hudson’s Hope

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Municipal Worker’s Monument

    Hudson’s Hope District Office

    9904 Dudley Dr.

    Hudson’s Hope, BC

    Organizations
    • District of Hudson's Hope
  • North West

    Please check back for a list of ceremonies in your community.

  • Skeena-North Coast

    Kitimat

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Centennial Park & Cenotaph
    Tsimshian Ave, across from the upper City Centre mall parking lot

    Kitimat, BC

    Organizations
    • Unifor 2301
  • Thompson Okanagan

    Kamloops

    Thursday, April 28th

    6:00 pm

    St. Andrews on the Square
    159 Seymour St.
    Kamloops, BC

    Organizations
    • Kamloops and District Labour Council

    Kelowna

    Thursday, April 28th

    12:00 PM

    Ben Lee Park

    900 Houghton Rd.

    Kelowna, B.C.

    Organizations
    • North Okanagan Labour Council

    Vernon

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:30 am

    City Hall

    3400 30th St

    Vernon, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Vernon
    • CUPE
  • Vancouver Island-Coast

    Campbell River

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:00 AM
    Frank James Park
    Seawalk
    Campbell River, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Campbell River

    Courtenay

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:00 AM

    Simms Park Pavilion

    Old Island Highway

    Courtenay, BC

     

    Organizations
    • Campbell River - Courtenay and District Labour Council
    • City of Courtenay
    • CUPE Local 556

    Gibsons

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Dougall Park

    Gower Point & South Fletcher Rd.

    Gibsons, BC

    Organizations
    • Sunshine Coast Labour Council

    Lake Cowichan

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:00 am

    Forest Workers Memorial Park

    Lake Cowichan, BC

    Organizations
    • Nanaimo - Duncan and District Labour Council

    Nanaimo

    Thursday, April 28th

    12:00 pm

    Bastion Square Park

    Nanaimo, BC

    Organizations
    • Nanaimo - Duncan and District Labour Council

    Parksville

    Thursday, April 28th

    5:30 PM
    Parksville Beach Picnic Shelter
    Parksville, BC

    Organizations
    • Nanaimo - Duncan and District Labour Council

    Powell River

    Thursday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Worker’s Memorial at the Powell River Cemetery

    Powell River, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Powell River
    • CUPE Local 798

    Sechelt

    Thursday, April 28th

    10:55 am

    Seaside Centre

    5790 Teredo St.

    Sechelt, BC

    Organizations
    • Sunshine Coast Labour Council

    Victoria

    Thursday, April 28th

    12:00 pm

    Legislative Assembly of BC
    501 Belleville St.
    Victoria, BC

    Organizations
    • Canadian Labour Council - Pacific Region
    • Victoria Labour Council

Resources

We’ve developed resources for employers, workers, and the media to help you get involved in the Day of Mourning. You can learn more here.