Join UFCW EPC at 2019 Labour Day events across Atlantic Canada

Halifax – August 21, 2019 – Labour Day is just around the corner, and UFCW Canada Eastern Provinces Council (EPC) activists are set to participate in community events across the Atlantic dedicated to celebrating the victories that workers have accomplished together and calling for additional improvements to the lives of working Canadians.

Below is a list of community parades, picnics, and other events honouring Labour Day from Newfoundland and Labrador to Prince Edward Island. The UFCW EPC, Local Unions, and allies will be attending many of these events and encourage all members to get involved this Labour Day. If you are a UFCW Canada member, contact the EPC or your Local Union to find out how you can participate in Labour Day events in your community!


St. John’s and DLC

Family Fun Day BBQ
Techniplex, 39 Churchill Ave, Pleasantville, St. Johns
Monday, September 2, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Travis Kendall

Corner Brook and DLC

Family Fun Day BBQ
Margaret Bowater Park, O’Connell Drive, Corner Brook
Monday, September 2, 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Gene Colbourne 709 640 894

Central Newfoundland and DLC

Town Parade
Main St, Grand Falls-Windsor
Monday, September 2, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Kathy Oake

Labrador West DLC

Family Fun Day
Centennial Park, if weather isn’t favorable, it will be moved to
USW Hall, 105 Hudson drive
Saturday, September 7, 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Claude Gray


Annapolis Valley Labour Council Picnic

Kentville Memorial Park on Park St. Kentville, NS
Monday, September 2 11:00am-2:00pm

Cape Breton District Labour Council Picnic

Open Hearth Park (North Pond) Sydney, NS
Monday, September 2, 12:00pm-2:00pm

Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council

Halifax Labour Day March, Rally & BBQ Picnic 2019
Halifax Commons (Corner of Trollope Street and Bell Road), Halifax, NS
Monday, September 2, 2019 at 11 AM – 3 PM

South Shore Labour Council

BBQ, Children’s activities and music
Shipyard’s Landing, 210 King St. Halifax, NS
Monday, September 2 11:30am-1:30pm

South West Labour Group BBQ

Frost Park, Main St. Yarmouth, NS
Monday, September 2 11:00am-2:00pm


Bathurst & District Labour Council

Picnic and Parade
Coronation Park, Munroe Street, Bathurst
Monday, September 2
Parade starts at 1:00 pm. BBQ and speeches will follow.
John Gagnon

Edmundston District Labour Council

BBQ, Music and Games
239 Principale Street, Saint Basile
Wednesday, August 31,11:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Lorn Martin

Fredericton & District Labour Council

BBQ, Live Music and Games
Officer’s Square, Fredericton
Monday, September 2, 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kevin Smallwood

Moncton & District Labour Council

BBQ, Music and Games
Centennial Park, Moncton
Sunday, September 1, 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Janice Melanson

Saint John & District Labour Council

Parade, Picnic and Music
Fire Fighter’s Hall & Fisher Lakes, Saint John
Monday, September 2, 12:00 pm
Chris Watson


Prince Edward Island Federation of Labour

BBQ and Music
Joe Ghiz Memorial Park, Charlottetown
Monday, September 2, 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Carl Pursey

List compiled by the Canadian Labour Congress