Volunteer Profile: Todd Smith

Volunteer Profile: Todd Smith

Todd Smith is a passionate advocate for workplace safety and injury prevention. He has experienced first-hand the devastating effects of a workplace tragedy. Todd’s younger brother Sean, an auto mechanic, was working under a limousine which was supported only by a...
Thoughtful citizens, changing the world

Thoughtful citizens, changing the world

I recently had the opportunity to attend a Workplace Safety and Prevention Services conference in Thunder Bay. Partners in Prevention North brought together over 400 health and safety professionals for two days of learning and networking. As I stood at the display...
Cultivating Hope

Cultivating Hope

What happens when you take a really great idea, add in some committed volunteers and a lot of hard work? In Timmins, Ontario the result is a beautiful Threads of Life Family Garden. The idea first took root in July of 2016, when Allen Armstrong, Chair of the Timmins...
Volunteer profile: Trish Penny

Volunteer profile: Trish Penny

(Posted on December 27, 2016) There is a wonderful quotation that says: “Volunteers don’t necessarily have the time, they just have the heart”. At Threads of Life, we certainly know this to be true. Threads of Life exists today because of volunteers giving of...
Did you hear the one about the…?

Did you hear the one about the…?

(Posted on November 15, 2016) A dog goes into a bar and orders a martini. The bartender says, “You don’t see a dog in here drinking a martini very often.” The dog says, “At these prices, I’m not surprised.” All kidding aside, it has been proven time and time again...