"And while we continue to strengthen our efforts around injury and illness prevention, make no mistake: strong health and safety laws, and diligent enforcement of those laws, are still foundational for keeping workers safe on the job.” — Kevin Rebeck, MFL President
"On behalf of the Government of Canada and all Canadians, I am deeply honoured to pay tribute to the brave police and peace officers who have made the ultimate sacrifice while keeping our communities safe. They will not be forgotten. Today we remember them, we honour them and we show our deepest respect and gratitude to them."— The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness
“This memorial will be a place where families can remember their loved ones and where the public can thank them for their public service. ” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"They sacrificed their own lives while trying to save another. Sometimes we forget the risks that our paramedics face in the line of duty." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"As police and peace officers do in Canada every day, these fallen officers stood for us against elements that threaten the safety and security of our communities" — Canada's Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney.