Day of mourning recognized in Penticton

Annual event to remember the workers in B.C. who lost their lives as a result of work-related injuries, illness or disease.

Municipal employee and president of the Penticton local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Shelie Best at the recent Day of Mourning.

Municipal employee and president of the Penticton local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Shelie Best at the recent Day of Mourning.

Municipal employee and president of the Penticton local of the Canadian Union of Public Employees Shelie Best spends a moment at the memorial tree and plaque at McLaren Arena in recognition of the recent Day of Mourning.

The event is held annually to remember the workers in B.C. who lost their lives as a result of work-related injuries, illness or disease.