2021 Day of Mourning Online Ceremony and Car Parade

The Kamloops & District Labour Council’s Online Day of Mourning Ceremony Every year on the Day of Mourning, we mourn the dead and recommit to fighting for the living. The KDLC and Canadian unions are marking the National Day of Mourning by calling attention to the human cost of the COVID-19 pandemic. For over a … Read more

KDLC President Lois Rugg on Paid Sick Days

CFJC Today interviews Lois Rugg, President of the Kamloops & District Labour Council regarding the recent decisions on paid sick days. View the CFJC page linked below for more information and video Kamloops & District Labour Council pushes for paid sick days  

Municipalities need help

Municipal workers are on the frontlines going flat out to deliver the public services that keep us safe during COVID-19. But responding to this pandemic has left municipal governments in financial crisis. Their revenues have collapsed and unanticipated costs are soaring. Without financial help, municipalities will be forced to cut the vital local services our … Read more

Day of Mourning Presentation

Jim Waldie made a presentation via webcam to Kamloops City Council for the National Day of Mourning on April 28th on behalf of the Kamloops & District Labour Council. The presentation starts at about 3:30. http://www.playfullscreen.com/arc2/CoK_20200428201010.mp4  

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

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