Paul Davis, senior regional officer for WorkSafeBC, speaks at the Day of Mourning hosted by the City of Vernon Friday in front of city hall. Last year 144 people died in B.C. due to work place injury or disease. (Lisa VanderVelde/Morning Star)

In Remembrance

Day of Mourning marked in Vernon in honour of the 144 people who died in BC last year

City of Vernon pipe fitter speaks at the Day of Mourning event Friday of a tragedy hitting home.

“Today is about mourning those who have passed away. It’s about honouring the lives of the families of those left behind.”