Steps for Life

Walk with us this May!

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

A Caregiver’s Journey

A Caregiver’s Journey

“Is he dead or alive?”
Six simple words. Six words which had the
power to affect the lives of Vance and others.

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Recognizing milestones and celebrating life’s successes, in the face of adversity

Recognizing milestones and celebrating life’s successes, in the face of adversity

As my first full week of social distancing in response to the rapidly evolving threat of COVID-19 came to a close I couldn’t help but think that March is traditionally a very happy time of year for me; the noon day sun is high and the days are getting longer, buds are beginning to form on the trees, and spring vegetation is starting to poke up through last year’s brown grass. The cold winter months are almost in the rear-view mirror and spring is right around the corner.

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The Difference Two Weeks Can Make…

The Difference Two Weeks Can Make…

The amount of information circulating has reached a certain level of overload in my brain. I took last weekend to re-group, re-prioritize, and make a list of the new things I am grateful for, things that I have learned in the last two weeks.

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