Vernon Theriault
Vernon Theriault

Vernon Theriault was a miner at the Westray mine in Plymouth, Nova Scotia, when disaster struck, killing twenty-six co-workers. In the aftermath of the 1992 disaster, he struggled with PTSD and illiteracy while lobbying for a worker-safety law in Ottawa. Theriault told his story to his cousin Marjorie Coady; they both live in New Glasgow.

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