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Northern Life to go live from 30th Day of Mourning

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Apr 25, 2014 - 10:41 AM |
Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard speaks at Steelworkers Local 6500's Day of Mourning event on April 28, 2012. Gerard will be a guest speaker at this year's Day of Mourning on April 28. File photo.

Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard speaks at Steelworkers Local 6500's Day of Mourning event on April 28, 2012. Gerard will be a guest speaker at this year's Day of Mourning on April 28. File photo.

Event recognizes workers killed or injured on the job

The Day of Mourning service at the United Steelworkers Hall is running behind schedule.

Organizers anticipate the service to begin between 1 and 1:30 p.m.

 

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The Sudbury and District Labour Council will hold its 30th Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job at Laurentian University's Fraser Auditorium at 10 a.m. Monday, April 28.

United Steelworkers Local 6500 will conduct a followup service at the Steelworkers’ Union Hall and Conference Centre, 66 Brady St., Sudbury at 12:30 p.m.

The family of Paul Rochette, a Vale millwright killed at the Copper Cliff Smelter on April 6, is expected to attend the service.

According to an extended family member, Rochette's family members will be seated near the head table during the service.

Leo Gerard, international president of United Steelworkers, and Gerry Lougheed Jr. Will be guest speakers at the United Steelworkers event.

Northern Life will be streaming live from the event held at the Steelworkers’ Union Hall and Conference Centre beginning at 12:30 p.m.

Simply click this link to watch it live.

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