Gathering Virtually

National Virtual Family Forum
October 17 - November 21, 2020

Coming together, even when we're apart

Families need you!

These days, we have to get creative - in delivering programs and in our fundraising!

Stories of hope

Meet the faces behind the stats

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

Steps for Life 2021: Wherever We Walk, We Walk Together

Steps for Life 2021: Wherever We Walk, We Walk Together

Community means so many different things: it means the physical place where we live – whether that’s a rural route, a town or a street in a huge city. And it can also speak to people who share something, whether that’s related to work, family or life experience. Most of us belong to a few different communities.

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Distance brings heartbreak and gratitude

Distance brings heartbreak and gratitude

On Friday, March 14, 2014, the most terrible thing happened to my beautiful family. My 21-yearold son Jordan Gahan died in a workplace accident in Firebag, Alberta. He left behind three brothers, mom and dad, grandparents, family, and friends. Most of these people lived in Fredericton, NB, over 3,000 kilometres away.

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Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors

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Ease the pain of workplace tragedy… help families heal