Celebrate Labour Day 2013!

On September 2, the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council (HDDLC) invites you to attend the 2013 Labour Day march, rally, free BBQ picnic & community concert.

We will be gathering at 10:30 a.m. at Victoria Park on Spring Garden Road in downtown Halifax. From there, we will march starting at 11:00 a.m. from Victoria Park to the South Commons. A rally, free BBQ & concert will follow from noon on­wards at the South Commons Triangle (for more information, see http://HalifaxLabour.ca)

SPEAKERS at this year’s Labour Day festivities include:

  • The Honourable Darrell Dexter, Premier of Nova Scotia;
  • Rick Clarke, President of the Nova Scotia Federation of La­bour

For more info, please call HDDLC President Kyle Buott at 478.0239 or president@halifaxlabour.ca

You can also contact CLC Representative Tony Tracy: 223.9489 or ttracy@clc-ctc.ca


The Strait Area District Labour Council will also be holding a Labour Day celebration from 2 – 3 p.m. at the CEP Union Hall at 323 Reeves Street in Port Hawkes­bury. The event will feature a BBQ, face-painting, music, free food and giveaways. Families welcome!

This will be an exciting opportunity to get together and celebrate Labour Day.

For more info, contact Labour Council Secretary Sadie Fee: 902.756.2071 or email President Wilfridine Crowdis at franklin.crowdis@ns.sympatico.ca


The Annapolis Valley Labour Council Labour Day Picnic is being held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Exhibition Park in Kentville (directly behind the Cenotaph and the monument for injured workers).  There will be games and face painting for kids, a dunk tank and a free BBQ for all while supplies last. If you are in the Valley be sure to join them for their celebration!

Questions? Please call: Annapolis Valley Labour  Council President Dean Tupper @  902.670.5519 (cell) or deantupper@xcountry.tv


The Cape Breton District Labour Council is hosting a picnic from 12-2pm behind the CBRM Civic Centre in Sydney.  Food, refreshments & entertainment for all ages. For more info, please contact Labour Council President Suzanne MacNeil: president@capebretonlabour.ca
CUPE is sponsoring the Yarmouth Labour Day event, which will be held at Frost Park on Main Street in Yarmouth, directly across from the Rodd Grand Hotel. There will be a BBQ, speakers, singing by Simon LeBlanc, and children’s entertainment. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, contact: Jim Laverie: 902.761.2934 or John Deveau: 902.749.1661.

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