Annual Labour Day picnic planned for Mission Creek Park

The North Okanagan Labour Council, which represents dozens of local unions, is inviting the public to celebrate Labour Day with a picnic at Mission Creek Regional Park.

The labour council said there will be a free barbecue, bouncy castle and face painting for attendees.

Watch: Labour Day coverage on Global News.

The organization sees Labour Day Monday as a chance to “acknowledge the achievements of union and non-union workers.”

“It is important to celebrate the advancements made in the workplace as a result of workers showing solidarity through advocacy and action,” labour council president Ian Gordon said.

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The event runs from noon until 3 p.m.