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


Beverly Anderson is organizing this year’s Day of Mourning event in Quesnel across from Circle K where a natural gas explosion killed six people on April 16, 1997. (Rebecca Dyok photo — Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Day of Mourning to be observed in Quesnel

A ceremony will be held on April 28 where a deadly explosion occurred


(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