Day of Mourning 2023


Injured workers, their families, supporters and advocates across the country will commemorate the annual Day of Mourning on April 28. For an event near you, see WHSC list of Ontario-wide events, check with your injured workers’ group, local Labour Council (go to directory at or union. Toronto York Labour Council Day of Mourning events

In the Toronto/York Labour Council region, ceremonies will take place at 11 a.m. Woodbridge Memorial Arena, 5020 Highway 7, and in Toronto at 12:00 noon at Larry Sefton Park, 500 Bay St.

Other events:

OHCOW webinar Unequal Toll
– 1:30-3 pm.  Guest speaker Nora Loreto and host discuss what we know and don’t know about pandemic-related worker deaths and long-term illness/disability. Register here

Toronto at 3 pm–  ceremony at the Italian Fallen Workers Memorial Wall at the Columbus Centre (Lawrence just west of Dufferin).

The Workers Health & Safety Centre  has information on actions you can take on the day and every day to call for effective workplace safety measures.