It felt like the weather was crying as the names of Saskatchewan workers, who have lost their lives at workplaces, were read.
In 2018, 48 men and women were killed on the job. On the National Mourning Day April 28, the Estevan community honoured their lives during the ceremony by the Coal Car. Names of six of the 16 people who died during the Humboldt Broncos crash were read, including former members of Estevan Bruins organization Darcy Haugan and Mark Cross.
It's been 89 years since the Estevan or the Black Tuesday Riot, when three striking coal miners lost their lives in a confrontation with the RCMP, fighting in the hope to improve their wages and working conditions.
The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) Local 7606 and International Brotherhood of electrical Workers Local 2067 have released more information on a project that they received federal funding for.