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Vern Theriault Recalls Westray – CBC's The Current

Vernon Theriault had been working in the Westray mine for just six months when the explosion killed his colleagues. He volunteered with the rescue and describes the scene 25 years later to The Current's Anna Maria Tremonti.

Also in the segment, USW District 3 Director Stephen Hunt on the USW's Stop the Killing, Enforce the Law campaign and ongoing efforts to end workplace deaths.

Listen here: 25 Years After Westray on CBC's The Current

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