2021 Day of Mourning Online Ceremony and Car Parade
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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…

Reminder: Car Parade and Day of Mourning Ceremony April 28th
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Reminder: Car Parade and Day of Mourning Ceremony April 28th

Kamloops, BC – April 28, 2021 In Kamloops and area, workers, unions and community will gather online to remember and mourn the working people who have died or who were injured on the job and recommit to fight for the living. What: Kamloops and District Labour Council (KDLC) Virtual Memorial Where: https://kdlc.ca/ When: April 28,…

Letter to Hassan Yussuff Regarding the Endorsement of Bill Morneau
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Letter to Hassan Yussuff Regarding the Endorsement of Bill Morneau

Dear Brother Yussuff, The Kamloops and District Labour council was dismayed at the announcement the CLC had declared support for Bill Morneau’s candidacy for the role of OECD Secretary General. We strongly object to this endorsement. Many of our affiliates have found it shocking that the CLC would choose to make a public statement in…

Municipalities need help
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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…

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…

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…