Saskatchewan People Set to Celebrate Labour Day

 

On Monday, September 2, people across Saskatchewan, from many backgrounds and traditions, spanning several generations, and representing a variety of occupations and professions, will gather together to celebrate Labour Day. First observed as a Canadian national holiday in 1894, Labour Day is now observed in dozens of countries across the globe every year. Originally a day to commemorate working people’s struggle for an eight-hour work day, Labour Day has become an important celebration of the contributions working people continue to make to our way of life.

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Labour Day, September 2, 2013 Events


Prince Albert & District Labour Day Bar-B-Que:  2:00 - 4:00 p.m. at the Kinsmen Park in Prince Albert.

Regina Trade Unions, Regina & District Labour Council (RDLC), and Saskatchewan Building Trades:  12:00 - 4:00 p.m. on the west and east lawns of the Legislature.

Saskatoon & District Labour Council: 11:30 - 1:30 at Victoria Park (by Riversdale Pool).

Saskatchewan's Labour Movement: the folks who brought you the constitutional right to strike!