Steps for Life

Walk with us this May!

Scholarship opportunity

For family members who are college or university students in the 2020-2021 academic year.

Start your year off safely

with a Threads of Life speaker

Connect with someone who understands


Volunteer Family Guides can help

Working to heal families and bring an end to workplace tragedies


Stories of Hope

Threads of Life participants and supporters are working to prevent future tragedies by telling their stories and making sure everyone understands why workplace safety is important.

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There is hope …

“It has been a long journey since the death of my husband. Each day is a gift to us and we remember Leo every day. After years of counselling, support from family for myself and the children, and finding Threads of Life we have been able to live a new normal.

-Erin Pitruzella, whose husband Leo, a labourer for a paving company, died when he was struck by a dump truck loaded with asphalt

If today is an average working day in Canada

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Three workers die today

3 Canadian workers will be killed or die as a result of occupational disease


Hundreds injured today

Hundreds will be seriously injured or made ill because of work


Thousands affected today

Thousands of families, communities and workplaces will be affected

On Family Day, sharing our stories with other families

On Family Day, sharing our stories with other families

This month many provinces observe Family Day, also known as Heritage Day, Louis Riel Day, and Islander Day. It is a day to celebrate the importance of families, family life and communities. Like so many special occasions, this one can be a mixed blessing for families affected by work-related tragedy.

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10 years: It’s more than an anniversary date

10 years: It’s more than an anniversary date

I was warned that the 10-year mark was different than year one or even year five and that I need to pay attention to that. With that in my back pocket I didn’t really think too much about it until I was forced to do just that: think about it.

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Ease the pain of workplace tragedy… help families heal