Day of Mourning

Here is a list of Day of Mourning events across Nova Scotia with UPDATES (note the Lunenburg event is now on Friday April 28th):

11 a.m. – Friday April 28th
Nova Scotia Legislature (Province House) grounds (inside if weather doesn’t permit). Wreath laying invited.

For information:
Joan Wark
NS Federation of Labour

Sydney, Cape Breton
11 a.m. – Friday April 28th
Royal Canadian Legion Branch 128 on 850 Victoria Road, Whitney Pier
Flower laying invited (rather than wreaths)
Host: Cape Breton and District Labour Council
Bouquets of flowers free of ribbons/pins/styrofoam are invited
Refreshments will be served after the ceremony

For information:
Carmie Erickson
President, Cape Breton District Labour Council

12:00p – Friday April 28th
Fisherman’s Memorial on the Lunenburg Waterfront
Host: South Shore Labour Council and Town of Lunenburg
Bring flowers in lieu of wreaths; they will be donated to Harborview Haven Nursing Home after the ceremony

For information:
Dianne Frittenburg
South Shore Labour Council President

Port Hawkesbury
7 p.m. – Friday April 28th
UNIFOR Local 972 Union Hall, 323 Reeves Street (next to Dairy Queen)
Host: Strait Area District Labour Council
No wreath-laying
Reception to follow

For information:
Jennifer Benoit
Strait Area Labour Council President

7 p.m. – Friday April 28th
New monument in Memorial Park on Park St. (Main Street)
Host: Annapolis Valley Labour Council
Wreath laying invited
Reception to follow at the Labour Council Office at 362 Main Street

For information:
Wayne Kelley
Annapolis Valley Labour Council President

Friday April 28th at 12:00p.m.
Fisherman’s Memorial, Water Street, Yarmouth
Host: South West Labour Group
Wreaths and yellow carnations invited
Some carnations will be on hand

Further info contact event chair Lisa Potter
902-245-2990 email

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