Local 793 members and their families are being encouraged to march in a number of Labour Day parades and attend events being held across the province on Sunday, September 4th and Monday, September 5th, 2022. Adults will receive a jacket and hat and children will receive a t-shirt. Please review the following details about the parades and events in various districts:
The parade begins promptly at 9:30 a.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022. Assemble by 8:30 a.m. on University Avenue between Dundas Street West and Queen Street West. Union apparel will be supplied upon identification of being a Local 793 member. The parade route will head west on Queen Street West to Dufferin Street then south to the Canadian National Exhibition. At the end of the parade, members will be admitted free to the CNE grounds.
Please assemble by 10 a.m. on Monday, September 5th, 2022 at Stuart Street at Caroline Street North. Bay Street North will likely close to traffic around 10 a.m., so if you plan on arriving after that, you will have to come down another access route. The parade starts at 10:30 a.m. and heads south on Bay Street, east on Main Street to James Street, north on James Street to Strachan Street, west on Strachan to Harbour Front Drive and into Bay Front Park. There is a picnic hosted by the Hamilton and District Labour Council (HLDC) in Bayfront Park and members are free to attend if they wish. The Local will not have a tent or booth at the park. Local 793 Representatives will be on-site at 8:00 am. Members should look for Local 793 flags and banners to find us on Stuart Street.
Ottawa’s Labour Council Labour Day Parade with depart at 12 p.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022 from Ottawa City Hall at Elgin and Lisgar streets. The parade route will follow South on Elgin, West on Somerset, North on Bank and East on Laurier ending back at City Hall by 1 p.m.
The Kingston & District Labour Council is hosting a barbeque at Skeleton Park (Ordnance and Alma) starting at 10 a.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022. There will be great food, live music, children’s games and more!
Members are invited to the Lindsey & District Labour Council Labour Day picnic at Old Mill Park 16 Kent St. E. Lindsay. The picnic runs from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, September 4, 2022. There will be food, live music, refreshments, door prizes and information booths. Please bring your own water bottles.
Local 793 is sponsoring a barbeque for members and their families at East Park, 1275 Hamilton Road, in London. The picnic runs from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022. The food being provided is barbequed hot dogs and sausage, as well as pizza, chips, and refreshments.
Marshalling will begin at 9 a.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022 from the Local 200/444 Union Hall, located at 1855 Turner Road. From there, the parade will start at 10 a.m. The parade route is along Walker Road before turning on the E.C Row Service Road towards the Fogolar Furlan Club. Members should plan to meet from 9-9:30 am at the corner of Seneca and Turner so we can hand out hats and jackets.
Members are to meet behind the Sarnia Public Library, located at 124 Christina Street South at 8:30 a.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022. Members will then line up in front of the library on Christina Street to march in the parade. Following the parade, we will be coming back to the Union Hall, located at 1390A Lougar Ave, for lunch and refreshments.
Sault Ste. Marie
Members can meet at the Roberta Bondar Pavillon at 65 Foster Drive. Sault Ste. Marie, On. P6A 5N1 at 10:30 a.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022 and from there assemble for the parade which starts at 11:30 a.m.
Members are invited to a Labour Day barbeque at the Sudbury office at 430 Westmount Avenue, Unit H. The barbeque runs from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Monday, September 5th, 2022.
Members can meet at our Timmins office at 54 Waterloo Road, #2. Timmins, On. P4N 8P3 at 10:00 a.m. for a marching on Monday, September 5th, 2022.
Members can attend a Labour Day picnic at the Current River Park off Hodder Avenue and Cumberland Street from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., Monday, September 5th, 2022. Food will be served until 3 p.m. The event is organized by the Thunder Bay District Labour Council.