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National Day of Mourning

APRIL 28 – The National Day of Mourning was officially recognized in Parliament in 1991 with the passing of the Mourning Act designating one day a year to be set aside to commemorate those workers in Canada who were killed or injured on the job.

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Saying Good Bye to Fall as we Slip into Winter

The Education sector in BC as a whole has one of the highest rates of falling compared to other work sectors.

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Free Flu Clinics Sponsored by the Vancouver School District

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Day of Mourning: BC Schools Project

BC Labour Heritage Centre has developed a set of materials that teachers can use to raise the awareness of workplace safety with students (future workers) in our schools.

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Extra-Curricular Activities – a WCB update

The BCTF has received the decision by the Workers’ Compensation Appeal Tribunal denying a claim for a teacher who was playing in a staff versus students soccer game at lunch time in the school gymnasium.

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