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The Yukon observed the National Day of Mourning on Apr. 28, 2022, recognizing workers killed or injured on the job. (Jim Elliot/Yukon News)

Yukon observes day of mourning for dead or injured workers

Four people died as a result of their work in 2021. Officials say even one is too many.


April 28 is the Day of Mourning in the Yukon and globally. The event was held virtually this year because of the pandemic but the Yukon Worker’s Memorial in Shipyards Park serves as a reminder for those who have been injured or died while on the job. (Joel Krahn/Yukon News file)

Workers honoured, remembered during Day of Mourning

April 28 is recognized as the Day of Mourning. A small ceremony was held virtually to honour workers who were injured, became ill, or have died while on the job.


The Yukon Coroner’s Service, Dawson City RCMP, and Yukon Worker’s Compensation Health and Safety Board’s Occupational Health and Safety Branch were notified of a death at the Stuart Placer Ltd. placer mine April 23. (Gabrielle Plonka/Yukon News file)

Man dead after bulldozing accident at mine site near Dawson City

Richard Matthew “Red” Cull died after losing control of a D-10N Caterpillar bulldozer and falling down an embankment last Friday.


Expanding cancer coverage for firefighters is a possibility: WCB

A public engagement period closes on Jan. 16