Statement From MLA Jennifer Rice on National Day of Mourning

April 28, 2021

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Prince Rupert — North Coast MLA Jennifer Rice has released the following statement:

“Today, we remember fallen workers across Canada who lost their lives due to workplace injury or disease.
“Workplace injuries and illnesses claimed the lives of 151 workers in B.C. in 2020, with more than half being work-related deaths resulting from occupational disease.
“Join @WorkSafeBC & partners in government & the labour, business communities for the National Day of Mourning virtual ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at
“The ceremony will be a powerful reminder that health & safety must be a priority every single day.”