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After a workplace tragedy, it can feel like you're stumbling in the dark. You don't have to walk this path alone. 

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 life of giving, cut short by illness

A life of giving, cut short by illness

Jayvadan Chevli was a hard-working man who immigrated to Canada over 49 years ago, hoping to provide a better life for his family. He was full of energy, vitality, and optimism, always looking for opportunities to improve life for himself and those around him–and workplace exposure to asbestos cut his life short.

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Walking together: What Steps for Life means to Jeniffer

Walking together: What Steps for Life means to Jeniffer

Has a stranger ever seen you struggling with a heavy pack or grocery bag and offered to help? Being able to share that weight probably made both of you feel better. That’s the philosophy behind Threads of Life’s annual Steps for Life events.

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