Day of Mourning (Butterfly)

A powerful reminder to reflect on the importance of safety in the workplace.

Preview image of Day of Mourning (Butterfly) poster
English / French

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This poster is offered as a free download and is not intended, nor approved for reproduction or commercial use.


The National Day of Mourning, held annually on April 28, gives employees and employers the opportunity to remember the dead, injured and ill, while also allowing everyone to publicly strengthen their resolve to establish safe conditions in the workplace. As much as it is a day to remember the dead, it is also a call to protect the living.

Help promote awareness of this national day by displaying this poster in your workplace. The faces and dark silhouette honour the numerous lives injured or lost, while the butterfly symbolizes change, transformation, and a renewal of commitment. It's a powerful reminder of the need for safe and healthy workplaces for all.

This poster is offered as a free download for individual copy use only. Reproduction is not permitted.