Day of Mourning

(Jessica Vliegenthart, photo courtesy of

Last year in B.C., 128 workers were killed on the job or died of work related disease.

Over 60,000 workers were injuried on the job.

Today is a national Day of Mourning co-hosted by WorkSafeBC and there is a ceremony happening in Kamloops.

Daybreak spoke with Kamloops lawyer, Jessica Vliegenthart, who is one of the guest speakers.

She had a life changing accident at work when she was 20 years old.

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