THUNDER BAY, ON – Fred Hahn, president of the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE) Ontario, will be the keynote speaker at a special event in Thunder Bay tomorrow commemorating the Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job.


Every year, on April 28, we pause to recognize workers who have been killed or injured on the job. The Day of Mourning, created by CUPE members and first observed in 1984, is recognized by workers in communities across Canada and in more than 100 countries worldwide.


Day of Mourning ceremony
Lakehead Labour Centre, 929 Fort William Road, Thunder Bay
Tuesday, April 28 at 5:30 p.m.
Keynote speaker: CUPE Ontario President Fred Hahn

CUPE is Ontario’s community union, with 250,000 members providing quality public services we all rely on, in every part of the province, every day. CUPE Ontario members are proud to work in social services, health care, municipalities, school boards, universities and airlines.


For further information:

Craig Saunders, CUPE Communications, 416-576-7316