Day of Mourning Contest Sponsored by the Grey-Bruce Labour Council

February 10, 2021

Attention: Affiliate Presidents

Please find below, a copy of the 2021 application form for the Day of Mourning Award. This
annual award is sponsored by the Grey Bruce Labour Council and Bruce Power and is
awarded to three high school students in Grey and Bruce who will be selected to deliver a
presentation that shares, through their experiences, an awareness and knowledge of workplace
health and safety issues. The value of each Day of Mourning Award is $250. All high school
students in Grey and Bruce Counties are eligible to apply.

In your capacity as Affiliate President, you know the importance of workplace health and safety.
We are asking for your support in making this award opportunity available to the children of your

For more information please contact:

Grey-Bruce Labour Council or
Kristen Fry
339522 Presqu’ile Rd
Kemble ON N0H 1S0
[email protected]
Thank you for your support,
Kristen Fry
This Award is Sponsored by
Bruce Power
Grey-Bruce Labour Council


Day of Mourning Contest – Three $250 Prizes

2021 Award Application

Sponsored by the Grey-Bruce Labour Council

April 28th is recognized each year as a National Day of Mourning to remember and honour workers
who have been killed, injured or are suffering occupational disease in the workplace. As the
community voice for workers and working families, the Grey-Bruce Labour Council is pleased to offer
all high school students in Bruce and Grey an opportunity to submit a presentation for our annual Day
of Mourning Contest.

Applicants must prepare a 2 to 3 minute visual or audio presentation (eg. could include an oral essay,
video, multimedia) detailing their experiences and knowledge of the importance of workplace health
and safety for young workers in our community. Student employment includes part time, coop and
volunteer work, including farm and home locations. Successful applicants will deliver their
presentation as part of the Virtual Day of Mourning Ceremony on or around April 28, 2021.

Applicant’s Name ______________________________________________________________

Applicant’s School _________________________________________________________________

Home Phone Number __________________ Home Email Address ___________________________

The value of the Day of Mourning Award is $250 each. Three students from Bruce and Grey Counties
will be selected as award winners. Transportation to the ceremonies can be arranged if needed. All
high school students throughout Bruce and Grey are eligible to submit their audio/video presentation.
Young workers need to be aware of their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Health
and Safety Act.

Students are also encouraged to visit for information on the Workers Health and
Safety Center Post-Secondary Scholarships.

Applications must be received by March 20, 2021. The application form must accompany the
Return applications and presentations to:

Kristen Fry, 339522 Presqu’ile Rd, Kemble ON N0H 1S0
Or please email by attachment to [email protected]

This Award is Sponsored by
Grey-Bruce Labour Council