Jason Stewart

Photo of Jason  Stewart , 23
This worker is represented on the LifeQuilt

Jason Stewart - 23

Inuvik, NT - Oil and Gas
Jason was caught in a vertical drill on an oil rig on Beaufort Delta, outside of Inuvik on March 17, 2001. Jason had a passion for education. He also loved hockey, boxing, music, hunting and ski-doing. A responsible worker and partner, Jason was also an extremely kind, generous and loving partner, father, friend, uncle and son.
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In Canada, workplace fatalities claim roughly 1,000 lives every year. Thousands more suffer from serious injuries and illnesses. And every one of those deaths, injuries and illnesses has a devastating effect on family members, friends and co-workers. Through the LifeQuilt, families honoured 100 young workers killed in Canadian workplaces, as well as injured workers, by telling their stories. The following is a list of all young workers represented on the Quilt: