Day of Mourning

Take time on April 28 to remember those who lost their lives in workplace incidents this Day of Mourning. Please subscribe to receive our digital toolkit, which includes shareable social media content, posters and a video about a worker who lost his life following a traumatic work injury. These materials for 2024 will be available in early April and sent directly to those who subscribe.

Last year’s resources

In 2022, Alberta lost 161 people to workplace injury or illnes. On April 28, we remember. Take a moment to honour people like Lorelai, whose life was lost in a motor vehicle accident while on the job. Read about Lorelai’s inspiring life as her mother, Sue, talks about the impact she made in her family and her community.

2022 Fatalities

In 2022, these were the workplace injuries and illnesses that resulted in 161 lives lost too soon.

Occupational disease 101
Trauma 30
Motor vehicle accident 27
Cardiac 3

Download Day of Mourning materials

2024 resources will be available in early April, but last year's digital and print-friendly materials are available below. We encourage you to download and use any of these resources to show your support for Day of Mourning within your organization and on social media to honour those we’ve lost.

If you have any questions, or are looking for past materials, please reach out to  communications.


2023 Day of Mourning materials

Digital materials:

Print-friendly materials:

For best results, please print on "11 x 17”

Memorial Poster Memorial poster [PDF, 0.40MB]