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October 17, 2017

Life after a work accident

On February 19, 2015, the world of Ian Lavoie, finisher at ArcelorMittal in Longueuil, rocked. He suffered a serious work accident that almost cost him his life and caused him to lose a leg. He tells us his story.

Life after a work accident – Ian Lavoie

Short-Documentaries

Hear from the families directly how important it is for Canadians to hold employers responsible for workplace deaths and injuries. Please share these mini-documentaries widely.

Stop the Killing. Enforce the Law! – 1,000 Canadians are killed on the job
Getting away with murder?
My son was killed on the job
Stop the killing!

The Westray Mine Song

Ronnie McEwan’s tribute song to the 26 miners who perished May 9th, 1992 in the Westray Mine disaster.

The Westray Mine Song – Ronnie McEwan

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Use these graphics to post on your Facebook timeline, Tweet and share on Instagram. You can even use them for your profile picture on all major social media networks. Click in the graphics to download.

Image: grey, worn workboots with text superimposed: 1,000 #Stopthekilling
Social media image for USW Stop the Killing campaign
Image: Black box with white and red text: Stop the killing. Enforce the law.
USW Stop the Killing campaign social media graphic.
Image: grey and worn workboots with text superimposed: 1,000 #Stopthekilling
Banner image for social media from USW Stop the Killing campaign

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Day of Mourning poster

Image: a black-and-white Image of the Westray monument, with candles lit and a man reaching out with his hand on the monument.
USW’s Stop the Killing campaign

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