Remember: Stories of Workplace Tragedy

Glen's Story

Glenn's Story

When remembering his brother Glenn, Allen Martin says simply and proudly, "He never had much, but he didn't need much either. Friends, family and fun...that was Glenn."


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Kyle Hickey

Kyle Hickey: Living the Dream

Kyle's family and friends knew him to be upbeat, full of life, and always smiling. And he took that attitude with him to his new job at an auto body shop.
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Jamie Lapierre

Jamie Lapierre: His best friend's story

When Jamie Lapierre walked into a room, he filled it. Roaring around Halifax in a yellow Mustang, the 21-year-old lived a charming and charmed life.
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Jamie Lapierre

Jamie Lapierre: His mom's story

Jamie Lapierre was a 21 year old deckhand working on a barge in February 2000. Jamie was assigned basic maintenance duties in the hold of the barge. While on a break his shift crew noticed Jamie was missing.
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Tommy Raymond

Tommy Raymond

Tommy Raymond worked as a foreman at a container pier in Bedford, NS for over 25 years. On September 13, 2009, Tommy had been called in to work an extra shift.
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Gerry Blackburn

Gerry Blackburn

Gerry and his dad Gerald were hard-working fishermen. It was late May, the best time of year for lobster fishing.
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Larry MacKay

Larry MacKay

On the Friday before Thanksgiving in 1999 Larry MacKay, a saw-filer in a saw mill, called home from the hospital to tell his wife Cheryl he'd been cut at work.
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Keith (Mickey) Myles

Keith (Mickey) Myles

On a Monday morning in September 2006, Keith - or Mickey as he was affectionately known to friends and family - went to work just like so many Mondays before.
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Lewis D'Entremont

Lewis D'Entremont

Lewis was a fisherman. The sort of fishing he did is called purse seining.
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Joe Legge

Joe Legge

When Joe woke up in the hospital two weeks after an industrial explosion at his workplace, he was recovering from burns over 65% of his body.
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