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Labour Day 2021

Since 1999, the Saskatoon & District Labour Council (SDLC) has organized a community BBQ (free-of-charge) to recognize Labour Day.  Typically, we cook and serve 2500 hamburgers, 1500 hotdogs, 2000 bananas, and juice boxes.  Many affiliated unions set up booths and provide swag, treats, balloons, Fish pond for children, and live musical entertainment during the BBQ.  Naturally due to the implications of COVID, we were unable to host our traditional BBQ in 2020 and 2021.  It is important to the SDLC that we continue to profile Labour Day, celebrating community spirit by giving back to our community in a different way.

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May Day 2021

SDLC commissioned Videos for May Day 2021

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Day of Mourning

Candace Gabriel and the Summer Snack Program on YXE Undergound

The Summer Snack Program provides meals to children across Saskatoon during the summer months.

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ANNUAL DAY OF MOURNING

Due to COVID-19, the Saskatoon & District Labour Council will not be hosting their traditional ceremony of remembrance, candle lighting observance and commemorative wreath laying. To honour and recognize the 36 Saskatchewan workers who died in 2019 because of their work, we have shared this virtual remembrance “Day of Mourning Vigil- reading the names of workers in Saskatchewan who died”.

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