workplace death

Danielle Pritchett was supported by friends and family as she spoke in Kelowna’s Ben Lee Park on April 28, 2022 about her son Cailen Vilness, a victim of the July 2021 Kelowna crane collapse (Brittany Webster)

Mom of man killed in Kelowna crane collapse speaks out on workplace Day of Mourning

161 work related deaths were reported in B.C. in 2021

  • Apr 28, 2022


Vernon Fire Rescue Services Chief David Lind speaks at Vernon city hall to mark the National Day of Mourning in honour of workers killed or injured on the job Thursday, April 28, 2022. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Vernon reflects on workplace tragedies on National Day of Mourning

161 people died from work-related injuries or illnesses in B.C. in 2021


(File photo: Black Press Media)

161 deaths: B.C. remembers those lost to workplace injuries, disease in 2021

April 28 is the International Day of Mourning