Day of Mourning 2020
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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…

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

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

Labour Day 2018

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.

2016 DAY OF MOURNING CALLS FOR ASBESTOS BAN

2016 DAY OF MOURNING CALLS FOR ASBESTOS BAN

This April 28th, Canadian unions are calling for a comprehensive national ban on asbestos , a known killer that causes disease, suffering and death—all of it preventable. We want the federal government to pass legislation that outlaws the use, exportation, and import of asbestos. More than 2,000 people die every year in Canada from diseases…