City workers mark Day of Mourning

City workers mark Day of Mourning

Workers gathered on steps of City Hall to remember those killed or injured on the job

  • Apr. 27, 2012 11:00 a.m.

City of Langley employees gathered on the steps of City Hall on Friday morning for a Mourning Day ceremony held to honour those who have been killed or injured on the job.

On or near April 28 each year, memorial services are held across Canada. In Langley City, Mayor Peter Fassbender, along with Andrew Brown, Vice Preisdent of CUPE 2058 and Dave Skidmore, a representative from IAFF Local 3253, offered adresses to the employees which were followed by a ceremonial flag lowering to half mast