A Day of Mourning

Members of the community came out to Sparwood's Centennial Square this afternoon for the annual Day of Mourning ceremony.

Community members gathered in Sparwood's Centennial Square this afternoon for the annual Day of Mourning ceremony.

Community members gathered in Sparwood's Centennial Square this afternoon for the annual Day of Mourning ceremony.



Members of the community came out to Sparwood’s Centennial Square this afternoon for the annual Day of Mourning ceremony.

The Day of Mourning remembers workers injured or killed on the job. Speaking at the ceremony was Steve Kallies, representing USW Local 9436, Councillor Ron Saad, representing the District of Sparwood, Norma Blissett, NDP Kootenay East candidate, Mary Giuliano, Mayor of Fernie, and Alex Hanson, representing USW Local 9346. Rick Corak wrapped up the ceremony with a closing prayer.