Labour Day Prizes Announced

View the Exciting Prize Draws using the Wheel of Labour Thank you to everyone for taking part in our online Labour Day celebration. We had an overwhelming number of people participate in both our Labour Quiz and Labour Scavenger Hunt. All winners will be contacted shortly to arrange prize pick up or delivery. Thank you … Read more

This Labour Day, the nation’s unions advocate for a disaster-proof plan for Canada

Kamloops, BC – August 27, 2020 – In Kamloops and area, workers, unions and community leaders will gather online to celebrate the contributions of working people and to launch the campaign, Moving Forward. What: Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) Virtual Celebration Where: When: September 7, 2020 Canada has weathered the pandemic better than … Read more

Day of Mourning 2020

This year the long running Kamloops and District Labour Council Day of Mourning Ceremony has had to be cancelled due to the Pandemic and closure of City Facilities. Traditionally, Day of Mourning ceremonies and events have helped us mark an important day in our movement, allowing workers and families to come together every year to mourn for the … Read more

2019 KDLC Labour Day Picnic

The 2019 KDLC Labour Day Picnic was another fantastic success. There was a steady flow of people throughout the day with many of the local unions represented.

2019 CLC’s Labour Day Theme is a Fair Canada for Everyone 

Dear Affiliates, Friends and Family. This Labour Day, in the lead-up to October’s federal election, Canada’s unions are campaigning for a Fair Canada for Everyone. In Kamloops and District, workers, unions and community leaders will gather at McDonald Park on September 2nd, 11 am to 2 pm to celebrate the contributions of working people and to … Read more

National Day of Mourning Ceremony 2019

April 28th Day of Mourning Ceremony. Even One death is too many – no worker should die from their job. Workers deserve to arrive home safely – at the end of their workday. Remember, mourn, and honour…resolve to make every workplace a safe and healthy place to earn a living. Photos by Barb Nederpel and … Read more

One is Too Many: No One Should Die on the Job

Last year, 131 B.C. workers died from a workplace injury or disease. When you lose a loved one, the pain never goes away.  April 28 is designated the Day of Mourning. As workers, families, employers, and communities come together to remember those who have lost their lives to work-related incidents or occupational disease, your Kamloops and District Labour … Read more

Labour Day 2018

Celebrating 62 years of advocating for working people, stronger communities, and the gains made for working people from the collective actions of unions. This year’s focus was on the Proportional Representation Referendum. The successful event featured local municipal election candidates, prizes, games, face painting, and ice cream.

Violence and Harassment: Not Part of the Job

Workers killed or injured on the job will be honoured on April 28th at a Day of Mourning ceremony in Kamloops. Last year, 158 workers in BC died as a result of an injury or work-related illness.  On average, each year, one thousand workers die across Canada, hundreds of thousands more are injured, and countless thousands … Read more