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Pickering to Commemorate National Day of Mourning

Posted on Thursday April 23, 2015

In recognition of the National Day of Mourning, the City of Pickering will be holding a ceremony at City Hall on Tuesday, April 28th to honour Ontarians impacted by a workplace fatality, injury or illness

Who: City of Pickering, Members of Council

What: National Day of Mourning Ceremony

Where: Pickering City Hall - One The Esplanade

When: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 11:30 a.m.

“The City of Pickering is committed to spreading the important message of workplace safety; and protecting the occupational health and safety of all its employees,” said Mayor Ryan. “I encourage all Pickering businesses and their employees to observe National Day of Mourning; and help work toward eliminating all workplace fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.”

The ceremony is open to the public and will consist of a few guest speakers and the lowering of flags followed by a moment of silence. For more information on the event, please contact Michelle Montgomery, Coordinator, Health & Safety at 905.420.4645 or mmontgomery@pickering.ca.


As the gateway to the east GTA, Pickering (population 94,000) is strategically located where Toronto, York and Durham Regions meet. An award-winning municipality, Pickering is slated for significant economic and residential growth; offering an unparalleled quality of life for those who live, work, and play here. Its dynamic City Centre has been designated by the Province of Ontario as both an Urban Growth Centre and Mobility Hub, and continues to evolve as a preferred destination for creative learning, memorable events, and unique experiences at the heart of a vibrant, connected, and engaged community.

Media Contact:
Michelle Schick
Communications Assistant, Public Affairs | Office of the CAO
905.420.4660 ext. 2128
1.866.683.2760 | TTY 905.420.1739