April 28th is the National Day of Mourning. It is held each year in Canada to remember and honour those who have been killed or suffered an injury or illness due to work. A list of Day of Mourning ceremonies happening across Canada can be found on the Canadian Labour Congress website.
Hazardous workplace exposures are a significant and often overlooked cause of disease, including cancer. To learn more about the impact of workplace exposures on the burden of cancer, and what can be done to reduce this burden in the future, see the Burden of Occupational Cancer in Ontario report.