Steps for Life

Walking for families of workplace tragedy

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Real hazards. Real people.
Real stories

Connect with someone who understands


Volunteer Family Guides can help

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to help families affected by workplace fatalities, life-altering injuries and occupational disease.

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

The Changing Face of Corporate Giving

The Changing Face of Corporate Giving

Many are shocked to learn that there are over 170,000 registered non-profits in Canada — over 86,000 of which are registered charities. How do corporations determine which organizations to support?

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Building a Safe and Strong Farm for my family

Building a Safe and Strong Farm for my family

Whether in a city, town or on a farm, raising a family is a challenge no matter where you call home. When raising a family on a farm, the experience isn’t just challenging; it is also incredibly rewarding. But what makes raising kids on a farm so rewarding, is also what makes it the most challenging. That’s because raising children on a farm means they grow up where we work.

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Ease the pain of workplace tragedy… help families heal