WorkSafeBC Home

Day of mourning — April 28

Published on: March 27, 2018

Across Canada, April 28 has been designated the Day of Mourning.

Day of Mourning - April 28Workers, families, employers, and communities come together each year at ceremonies held around the province to remember those who have lost their lives on the job, and to renew our commitment to creating healthy and safe workplaces.

Visit dayofmourning.bc.ca to:

  • Make a dedication in honour of a fallen worker
  • Plan your own Day of Mourning ceremony using resources available in the event tool kit
  • See a list of ceremonies that are happening across B.C.
  • Order complimentary decals and posters for your worksite

Vancouver ceremony at Jack Poole Plaza

This year, the Vancouver ceremony will take place at Jack Poole Plaza next to the Vancouver Convention Centre in downtown Vancouver.

The ceremony starts at 11:45 a.m., and parking is available on site.