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

    Sunday, April 28th

    10:30 am

    Wreath laying ceremony and moment of silence

    Worker’s Memorial Statue

    Patricia Blvd & Queensway St.

    Prince George, BC

    Organizations
    • North Central Labour Council

    Vanderhoof

    Friday, April 26th

    11:00 AM
    District of Vanderhoof Municipal Office
    160 Connaught Street, Vanderhoof, BC

    Organizations
    • District of Vanderhoof
  • Kootenays

    Castlegar

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 am

    Kinsman Park

    910 2nd St

    Castlegar, BC

    Organizations
    • West Kootenay Labour Council

    Cranbrook

    Sunday, April 28th

    1:00 PM

    Rotary Park

    100 10th Ave. South

    Cranbrook, BC

    Organizations
    • East Kootenay District Labour Council

    Nelson

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Lakeside Park fields at the Worker’s Monument
    (near the concession)

    Nelson, BC

    Flowers available to lay in Honour

    Organizations
    • IBEW 1003
    • West Kootenay Labour Council

    Trail

    Sunday, April 28th

    March – 10:45 am

    Meet at Union Hall, 910 Portland St.

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

     

    Ceremony – 11:00 am

    1051 Victoria St.

    Trail, BC

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

    Abbotsford

    Friday, April 26th

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

    Organizations
    • City of Abbotsford

    Fisherman’s Memorial

    Sunday, April 28th

    12:00 pm

    Fisherman’s Memorial

    Garry Point Park

    12011 Seventh Ave

    Richmond, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Richmond

    Gibsons

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Dougall Park

    Gower Point & South Fletcher Rd.

    Gibsons, BC

    Organizations
    • Sunshine Coast Labour Council

    New Westminster

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    Westminster Pier Park
    1 Sixth St.
    New Westminster

    Theme: Safe Work Now!

    Organizations
    • City of New Westminster
    • New Westminster & District Labour Council

    Richmond (Lafarge)

    Friday, April 26th

    11:00 AM
    Lafarge Canada
    7911 No 9 Rd.
    Richmond, BC

    Organizations
    • Lafarge Canada Inc.

    Sechelt

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 am

    Seaside Centre

    5790 Teredo St.

    Sechelt, BC

    Organizations
    • Sunshine Coast Labour Council

    Squamish

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 am

    Worker’s Monument

    O’Siyam Park (downtown)

    Squamish, BC

     

    Organizations
    • Squamish & District Labour Committee

    Surrey

    Friday, April 26th

    7:30 am

    City of Surrey Operations Centre

    6651 148st St.

    Surrey, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Surrey
    • CUPE Local 402

    Vancouver

    Sunday, 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

    Friday, April 26th

    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

    Friday, April 26th

    10:30 to 11:00 AM

    Worker’s Memorial Sculpture

    Dawson Creek City Hall

    10105 – 12A Street

    Dawson Creek

    Light refreshments to follow at the Fire Hall

    Organizations
    • City of Dawson Creek

    Fort St. John

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:30 AM
    Festival Plaza in Centennial Park
    9505 100 St
    Fort St John, BC

    March around the block – 11:30 AM
    Wreath laying – 12:00 PM
    BBQ to follow

    Organizations
    • BCGEU Peace River - Area 10
    • City of Fort St. John

    Hudson’s Hope

    Friday, April 26th

    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

    Fort St. James

    Friday, April 26th

    11:00 am

    Worker’s Memorial

    477 Stuart Dr. West (District Office)

    Fort St. James, BC

    Organizations
    • District of Fort St. James
  • Skeena-North Coast

    Kitimat

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 AM

    In front of the Worker’s Memorial Rock at Centennial Park
    Tsimshian Ave, across from the upper City Centre mall parking lot

    Kitimat, BC

    Organizations
    • Unifor 2301

    Prince Rupert

    Sunday, April 28th

    10:30 AM

    Pacific Mariners Memorial Park (Mariners Park)
    101 1st Avenue East
    Prince Rupert, BC

    Organizations
    • Prince Rupert Labour Council
  • Thompson Okanagan

    Kamloops

    Sunday, April 28th

    6:00 pm

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

    Organizations
    • Kamloops and District Labour Council

    Kelowna

    Sunday, April 28th

    12:00 to 1:00 PM

    Ben Lee Park

    900 Houghton Rd.

    Kelowna, B.C.

    Organizations
    • North Okanagan Labour Council

    Penticton

    Friday, April 26th

    10:00 AM
    Gyro Park Bandshell
    55 Main St
    Penticton, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Penticton

    Salmon Arm

    Sunday, April 28th

    11:00 am

    Marine Peace Park

    750 Marine Park Dr.

    Salmon Arm, BC

    Organizations
    • City of Salmon Arm
    • CUPE Local 1908

    Vernon

    Friday, April 26th

    10:30 AM

    Vernon City Hall

    3400 30th St.

    Vernon, BC

    Parking: Front Parking Lot at City Hall

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

    Courtenay

    Friday, April 26th

    10:00 AM

    Simms Park Pavilion

    5th St.

    Courtenay, BC

     

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

    Lake Cowichan

    Sunday, April 28th

    10:00 am

    Forest Workers Memorial Park

    46-58 South Shore Rd.

    Lake Cowichan, BC

    Organizations
    • Nanaimo - Duncan and District Labour Council

    Nanaimo

    Sunday, April 28th

    12:30 pm

    Pioneer Waterfront Plaza

    90 Front St.

    Nanaimo, BC

    Organizations
    • Nanaimo - Duncan and District Labour Council

    Parksville

    Friday, April 28th

    5:00 PM

    Parksville Beach

    193 Beachside Dr.

    Parksville, BC

    Organizations
    • Nanaimo - Duncan and District Labour Council

    Port Alberni

    Sunday, April 28th

    Doors 10:00 am

    Ceremony 10:30 am

    United Steelworkers Hall

    4904 Montrose St.

    Port Alberni, BC

    Organizations
    • Port Alberni Labour Council
    • United Steelworkers Local 1-1937

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