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Joint Statement on the 2021 Day of Mourning from Danny Cavanagh, President, Nova Scotia Federation of Labour; Stuart MacLean, Chief Executive Officer, WCB Nova Scotia; and Hon. Lena Metlege Diab, Q.C., Minister of Labour and Advanced Education