Remembering Workers Killed At Work



    International Day of Mourning Official Edmonton Ceremony

    Saturday April 28
    Noon to 1:00 pm
    City Room, Edmonton City Hall
    1 Sir Winston Churchill Square

    EDMONTON, April 26 /CNW/ - The Alberta Federation of Labour and the
Edmonton and District Labour Council are co-sponsoring the official Edmonton
ceremony for the 12th annual International Day of Mourning.
    The ceremony will honour and remember the 124 Alberta workers killed at
or because of work last year. It continues a long tradition of a candlelight
ceremony at City Hall to mark the Day of Mourning. Highlights include:

    
    -   His Worship Mayor Stephen Mandel will speak and officially proclaim
        Day of Mourning
    -   Mrs. Angeline Moellman, a widow of a local ironworker killed on his
        last day at work before retirement, will speak about her experience
    -   Alberta Federation of Labour President Gil McGowan will speak
    -   Candle Lighting and a Minute of Silence will be observed
    -   Music from women's choir In Her Voices
    

    International Day of Mourning began in Canada in 1984 to remember workers
killed or injured at work. It is now recognized in more than 70 countries
worldwide.





For further information:

For further information: Jason Foster at (Wk) (780) 483-3021 or (Cell)
(780) 910-1137

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