Giving strength and courage

Giving strength and courage

When confusion or loneliness strikes, sometimes all we need to hear is: I get it. I understand. For Threads of Life family members, their Volunteer Family Guide is often the first chance they have to talk to someone who truly understands what they’re going...
Foresight vs. Hindsight

Foresight vs. Hindsight

It happened again yesterday: a worker was killed on the job. Three times yesterday, actually, if statistics hold out. A whole bunch more were seriously injured. Some hazards are hard to anticipate. They may be new, complicated and costly to control. But so many – SO...
Have Fun Raising Funds!

Have Fun Raising Funds!

How YOU Can Support Families of Workplace Tragedy? by Lorna Catrambone and Lynn Danbrook Each year, Threads of Life is grateful to organizations across Canada for hosting events that raise funds for, and awareness of, Threads of Life. We have received the proceeds...
Stepping up for 1000 reasons

Stepping up for 1000 reasons

Doing new things is hard. Scientists have done lots of research into why it’s hard to change our behaviour or to try something new. Humans are creatures of habit, generally inclined to do what’s easier or more familiar. That makes it all the more impressive that so...